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.2009.[J].Acta Geologica Sinica(),83(2):212-221
A New Sauropod Dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Gaogou Formation of Nanyang, Henan Province    Download PDF
ZHANG Xingliao  Lü Junchang  XU Li  LI Jinhua  YANG Li  HU Weiyong  JIA Songhai  JI Qiang  ZHANG Chengjun
Henan Geological Museum, Henan Province 450016, China;Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, Beijing 100037, China;Henan Geological Museum, Henan Province 450016, China;Henan Geological Museum, Henan Province 450016, China;Henan Geological Museum, Henan Province 450016, China;Henan Geological Museum, Henan Province 450016, China;Henan Geological Museum, Henan Province 450016, China;Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, Beijing 100037, China;School of Resources and Environmental Sciences, Lanzhou University, Gansu Province 73000, China
This study is supported by the Basic Outlay of Scientific Research Work from the Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China, the Natural Science Foundation of China (no.: 40872017) and the Scientific Research Foundation for the Returned Overseas Chinese Scholars, State Education Ministry to Lü Junchang, and the Study of Dinosaur Faunas from Western and Southern Henan Province (2006).
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      A new sauropod dinosaur Baotianmansaurus henanensis gen. et sp. nov. from the Cretaceous Gaogou Formation of Neixiang, Henan Province is erected. It is characterized by somphospondylous presacral vertebrae; a highly-developed lamina system on the dorsal vertebrae; transverse process supported by four laminae; and the dorsal portion of the anterior centroparapophyseal lamina is bifurcated, with a small branch extending to the ventral surface of the prezygapophysis. It represents a new titanosauriform sauropod.
Key words:Titanosauriform, Baotianmansaurus, Gaogou Formation, Late Cretaceous, Nanyang, Henan Province
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