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Dinosaur Skull Analysis Shows Three Species Are Actually One
2013-08-11 04:56:11

A number of Psittacosaurus fossils, once believed to represent three different species, actually all belong to a single dinosaur species, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania claim in a new study.

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2012-03-20 21:58:23

Psittacosaurus, meaning “parrot lizard,” is a genus of ceratopsian dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous Period of what is now Asia (130 to 100 million years ago). It is the most species-rich dinosaur genus with nine to eleven recognized species from fossils found in different regions of modern-day China, Mongolia and Russia. There is also a possible species from Thailand. Psittacosaurus was named by Henry Fairfield Osborn, paleontologist and president of the American Museum of Natural...

2009-10-16 18:04:12

Hongshanosaurus, meaning "Red Hill lizard", is a genus of ceratopsian dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous Period. It lived in what is now eastern Asia. The only species known is H. houi. The species name honors Hou Lianhai, a professor at the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP) in Beijing. Lianhai is the curator of the specimen. The fossils were discovered in the Yixian Formation of Liaoning, China. The exact age of the formation was in dispute until radiometric...

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