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Title Tyrannosaurid paleobiology / edited by J. Michael Parrish, Ralph E. Molnar, Philip J. Currie, and Eva B. Koppelhus
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2013
Bloomington Indiana University Press, [2013]
©2013
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Description 1 online resource xii, 294 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Series Life of the past
Life of the past.
Contents Phylogenetic revision of Chingkankousaurus fragilis, a forgotten tyrannosauroid from the late Cretaceous of China / Stephen L. Brusatte, David W.E. Hone, and Xu Xing -- The case for Nanotyrannus / Peter Larson -- Preliminary analysis of a sub-adult tyrannosaurid skeleton from the Judith River Formation of Petroleum County, Montana / Walter W. Stein and Michael Triebold -- Internal structure of tooth serrations / William L. Abler -- Feet of the fierce (and not so fierce) : pedal proportions in large theropods, other non-avian dinosaurs, and large ground birds / James O. Farlow, Thomas R. Holtz Jr., Trevor H. Worthy, and Ralph E. Chapman -- Relative size of brain and cerebrum in tyrannosaurid dinosaurs : an analysis using brain-endocast quantitative relationships in extant alligators / Grant R. Hurlburt, Ryan C. Ridgley, and Lawrence M. Witmer -- Jane, in the flesh : the state of life-reconstruction in paleoart / Tyler Keillor -- A comparative analysis of reconstructed jaw musculature and mechanics of some large theropods / Ralph E. Molnar -- Tyrannosaurid craniocervical mobility : a preliminary qualitative assessment / Tanya Samman -- Clawing their way to the top : tyrannosaurid pathology and lifestyle / Bruce M. Rothschild -- Brodie abscess involving a tyrannosaur phalanx : imaging and implications / Christopher P. Vittore, MD, and Michael D. Henderson -- Using pollen, leaves, and paleomagnetism to date a juvenile tyrannosaurid in Upper Cretaceous rock / William F. Harrison, Douglas J. Nichols, Michael D. Henderson, and Reed P. Scherer -- The biomechanics of a plausible hunting strategy for Tyrannosaurus rex / David A. Krauss and John M. Robinson -- A closer look at the hypothesis of scavenging vs. predation by Tyrannosaurus rex / Kenneth Carpenter -- New evidence of predation by a large tyrannosaurid / Nate L. Murphy, Kenneth Carpenter, and David Trexler
Notes "This volume had its genesis in a conference held in Rockford, Illinois, on September 16-18, 2005, titled 'The Origin, Systematics, and Paleobiology of Tyrannosauridae,' and jointly sponsored by the Burpee Museum of Natural History and Northern Illinois University"--Introduction
Includes index
Subject Paleobiology.
Paleontology -- Cretaceous.
Tyrannosauridae.
Tyrannosaurus -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Currie, Philip J., editor of compilation
Koppelhus, Eva B. (Eva Bundgaard), editor of compilation
Molnar, R. E. (Ralph E.), editor of compilation
Parrish, J. Michael, 1953- editor of compilation
LC no. 2013002879
ISBN 0253009308 (cl : alk. paper)
9780253009302 (cl : alk. paper)
9780253009470 (eb)