The Dinosauria

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University of California Press, Jan 1, 1990 - Science - 733 pages
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The Dinosauria provides a state-of-the-science view of current world research on dinosaur behavior, evolution, and extinction. Its internationally renowned authors, all specialists on the various members of the Dinosauria, contribute definitive descriptions and illustrations of these magnificent Mesozoic beasts. The Dinosauria provides a state-of-the-science view of current world research on dinosaur behavior, evolution, and extinction. Its internationally renowned authors, all specialists on the various members of the Dinosauria, contribute definitive descriptions and illustrations of these magnificent Mesozoic beasts.
  

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Here, at last, is an authoritative, scholarly review of current dinosaur research. International experts wrote the individual chapters and, although the style is very technical, there is a lot here ... Read full review

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This is a very good reference book for those that are truely interested in paleontology. As the name indecates, it covers the Dinosaurs from their origins in the late Triassic to their abrupt exit at the end of the Cretacous. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
SECTION
9
J Dinosaur Paleobiology
31
y Dinosaurian Distribution
63
SECTION
141
THEROPODA
148
Carnosaur Paleobiology
210
O Ornithomimosauria
225
Sauropod Paleoecology
402
_ _ BASAL ORNITHISCHIA
416
Basal Thyreophora
427
Stegosauria
435
Ankylosauria
456
ORNITHOPODA
484
Hypsilophodontidae Tenontosaurus and Dryosauridae
498
Iguanodontidae and Related Omithopoda
510

s Elmisauridae
245
Troodontidae
259
Dromaeosauridae
269
Coelurosaurs
280
Carnosaurs
306
SAUROPODOMORPHA
318
Sauropoda
345
Hadrosauridae
534
MARGINOCEPHALIA
562
CERATOPSIA
578
Neoceratopsia
593
Bibliography
619
Contributors
683
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David B. Weishampel is Associate Professor of Anatomy at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Peter Dodson is Associate Professor of Anatomy at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Halszka Osmólska is Professor of Paleontology at the Paleobiological Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw.

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