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- Bell, Phil R., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Palaeogeography, palaeoclimatology, palaeoecology 2019 v.514 pp. 655-671
- Cretaceous period; basins; birds; fauna; fossils; freshwater; opal; paleoecology; streams; surveys; turtles; New South Wales; Queensland
- ... The mid-Cretaceous Griman Creek Formation (GCF), which crops out near the town of Lightning Ridge in the Surat Basin of north-central New South Wales, Australia, is noteworthy for its opalised vertebrate fauna. The fossil assemblage comprises remains of aspidorhynchid teleosts, lamniform chondrichthyans, dipnoans, chelid and possible meiolaniform turtles, leptocleidid-like and possible elasmosauri ...
- Bell, Phil R., et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Chinese science bulletin 2013 v.58 no.16 pp. 1931-1935
- feeding behavior; mammals; osteomyelitis; reptiles; resorption; teeth; China
- ... Pathological or traumatic loss of teeth often results in the resorption and remodeling of the affected alveoli in mammals. However, instances of alveolar remodeling in reptiles are rare. A remodeled alveolus in the maxilla of the Chinese theropod Sinosaurus (Lower Jurassic Lower Lufeng Formation) is the first confirmed example of such dental pathology in a dinosaur. Given the known relationship be ...