Dinosaur News Update: 16 January 2020

Morphological disparity in theropod jaws: comparing discrete characters and geometric morphometrics.

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/pala.12455

How predictable is extinction? Forecasting species survival at million-year timescales.

https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/full/10.1098/rstb.2019.0392?af=R

A new alvarezsaurid dinosaur from the Nemegt Formation of Mongolia.

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-52021-y

Dinosaur ichnology and sedimentology of the Chignik Formation (Upper Cretaceous), Aniakchak National Monument, southwestern Alaska; Further insights on habitat preferences of high-latitude hadrosaurs.

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0223471

Histological and developmental insights into the herbivorous dentition of tapinocephalid therapsids.

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0223860

Comparing growth patterns of three species: Similarities and differences.

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0224168

Evolution of high tooth replacement rates in theropod dinosaurs.

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0224734

Dacentrurine stegosaurs (Dinosauria): A new specimen of Miragaia longicollum from the Late Jurassic of Portugal resolves taxonomical validity and shows the occurrence of the clade in North America.

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0224263

The oldest ceratosaurian (Dinosauria: Theropoda), from the Lower Jurassic of Italy, sheds light on the evolution of the three-fingered hand of birds.

https://peerj.com/articles/5976/

Fossil dinosaur feathers found near the South Pole.

https://www.nationalgeographic.co.uk/science-and-technology/2019/11/fossil-dinosaur-feathers-found-near-south-pole

Mechanisms of soft tissue and protein preservation in Tyrannosaurus rex.

https://phys.org/news/2019-11-mechanisms-soft-tissue-protein-tyrannosaurus.html

Gnathovorax cabreirai: a new early dinosaur and the origin and initial radiation of predatory dinosaurs.

https://peerj.com/articles/7963/

Cranial Musculature in Herbivorous Dinosaurs: A Survey of Reconstructed Anatomical Diversity and Feeding Mechanisms.

https://anatomypubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ar.24283

Flesh-Ripping Dinosaurs Replaced Their Teeth Multiple Times a Year.

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/flesh-ripping-dinosaurs-replaced-their-teeth-multiple-times-year-180973661/

Mechanisms of soft tissue and protein preservation in Tyrannosaurus rex.

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-51680-1

Histological study of sauropod dinosaur bones from the historic Upper Jurassic Howe Quarry (Wyoming, USA): determination of an age range for every specimen.

https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/f207/5feed38eb1a982e95e2b9edd464cacc5cf97.pdf

Dinosaurs: Restoring Mongolia’s fossil heritage.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-50131770

A new alvarezsaurid dinosaur from the Nemegt Formation of Mongolia.

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-52021-y

A mid-Cretaceous enantiornithine foot and tail feather preserved in Burmese amber.

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-51929-9

Competition structured a Late Cretaceous megaherbivorous dinosaur assemblage.

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-51709-5

New type of dinosaur eggs from Yiwu, Zhejiang Province, China and a revision of Dongyangoolithus nanmaensis.

http://www.ivpp.cas.cn/cbw/gjzdwxb/xbwzxz/201901/P020191016371576520083.pdf

Integumentary structure and composition in an exceptionally well-preserved hadrosaur (Dinosauria: Ornithischia).

https://peerj.com/articles/7875/

Giant sauropod dinosaurs may have sported turtlelike beaks.

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/10/giant-sauropod-dinosaurs-may-have-sported-turtlelike-beaks

Discriminating diets of meat-eating dinosaurs.

http://www.bristol.ac.uk/news/2019/november/diets-of-meat-eating-dinosaurs.html

New contributions to the phylogenetic positionof the sauropod Galvesaurus herreroifrom the late Kimmeridgian-early Tithonian(Jurassic) of Teruel (Spain).

http://www.igme.es/boletin/2019/130_3/BGM_130-3_Art-1.pdf

A new carcharodontosaurian theropod (Dinosauria: Saurischia) from the Lower Cretaceous of Thailand.

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0222489

Dinosaur ichnology and sedimentology of the Chignik Formation (Upper Cretaceous), Aniakchak National Monument, southwestern Alaska; Further insights on habitat preferences of high-latitude hadrosaurs.

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0223471