1977 articles

Fish; Agnatha, Thelodonti, Placoderm, Acanthodians, Chondrichthyes, Fish, Crossopterygians, Lungfish, Coelocanths, Fish Ichnology, Fish burrows

Amphibians; Temnospondyli ("Labyrinthodons", Early Amphibians), Reptilosauromorph, Lepospondyli, Amphibians

Reptilia; Lower Reptiles (“Anapsids”), Turtles, Diapsida (Lower Lepidosauromorphs), Lizards and snakes, Sphenodonts, Ichthyosaurs, Sauropterygians and Placodontians, Lower Archosauromorpha, “Thecodontia, Pseudosuchia", Crocodilia (Mesosuchia, Eusuchia), Pterosaurs

Dinosaurs; Theropoda, Sauropodomorpha (Sauropoda, Prosauropoda), Ornithischia, Armored dinosaurs, Dinosaurs in general, Aves (Mesozoic)

Synapsids; Pelycosaurs, Theriodontia, Deinocephalia, Mammals (Mesozoic)

Eggs, Ichnology, Palaeopathologies, Gastroliths, Stomach contents, Coprolites, Histology, Soft tissue, Bonebed, Taphonomy,DNA (and Blood), (suppose) Tertiary Dinosaurs, Extinction

Integuments; Feathers, Skin


Agnatha

Genus: Nova (5)

Arandaspis RITCHIE & GILBERT-TOMLINSON, 1977
Duyunaspis P’AN & WANG, 1978
Gilpichthys BARDACK & RICHARDSON, 1977
Pipiscius BARDACK & RICHARDSON, 1977
Porophoraspis RITCHIE & GILBERT-TOMLINSON, 1977

Species: Nova (7)

Andinaspis priontoleips RITICHIE & GILBERT-TOMLINSON, 1977
Arandaspis prionotolepis RITCHIE & GILBERT-TOMLINSON, 1977
Boreaspis jinbsburgi JANVIER, 1977
Duyunaspis paoyangensi P’AN & WANG, 1978
Gilpichthys greenei BARDACK & RICHARDSON, 1977
Pipiscius zangerli BARDACK & RICHARDSON, 1977
Porophoraspis crenulata RITCHIE & GILBERT-TOMLINSON, 1977

Bardack, D., and Richardson, E. S. Jr., 1977, New Agnathous Fishes from the Pennsylvanian of Illinois: Fieldiana; Geology, v. 33, n. 26, p. 489-510. (Gilpichthys greenei, Pipiscius zangerli)

Blieck, A., 1977, A propos d’Althaspis vimiensis White (Vertebres, agnathes, heterostraces) du Devonien inferieur de Vimy –Fresnoy (France, P.de-C.) essai sur la repartition geographique et stratigraphique du genre Althaspis : Annual Societe Geologique Nord, n. 97, p. 115-122.

Goujet, D. F., and Blieck, A. R. M., 1977, La faune de Vertebres de l’horizon <<Vogti>> (Grupe de Red Bay, Spitsberg). Comparaison arec les autres faunes ichthyologiques du Devonien inferieur europeen: Compte rendu hebdomadaire des seances de l’Academie des Sciences Paris, tomo 284, p. 1513-1515.

Get Boreaspis jinbsburgi JANVIER, 1977

Kuhn-Schnyder, E,. 1977, Palaozoologie zwischen gestern und heute: Neujahrsblatt herausgegeben von der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zurich, Jahrgang 132, heft 2, p. 159-195.

Lumsden, A. G. S., and Osborn, J. W., 1977, The evolution of chewing: a dentist’s view of paleontology: Journal of Dentistry, v. 5, n. 4, p. 269-287.

Get Andinaspis priontoleips, Arandaspis prionotolepis RITICHIE & GILBERT-TOMLINSON, 1977

Get Duyunaspis paoyangensi P’AN & WANG, 1978

Get Porophoraspis crenulata RITCHIE & GILBERT-TOMLINSON, 1977


Thelodonti

Goujet, D., and Blieck, A., 1977, La faune de Vertebres de l’horizon <<Vogti>> (Grupe de Red Bay, Spitsberg). Comparaison arec les autres faunes ichthyologiques du Devonien inferieur europeen: Compte rendu hebdomadaire des seances de l’Academie des Sciences Paris, tomo 284, p. 1513-1515.


Placoderm

Genus: Nova (2)

Campbellodus MILES & YOUNG, 1977
Tenizolepis MALINOVSKAJA, 1977

Species: Nova (3)

Campbellodus decipiens MILES & YOUNG, 1977
Ctenurella gardineri MILES & YOUNG, 1977
Groenlandaspis seni JANVIER & RITCHIE, 1977

Goujet, D. F., and Blieck, A. R. M., 1977, La faune de Vertebres de l’horizon <<Vogti>> (Grupe de Red Bay, Spitsberg). Comparaison arec les autres faunes ichthyologiques du Devonien inferieur europeen: Compte rendu hebdomadaire des seances de l’Academie des Sciences Paris, tomo 284, p. 1513-1515.

Janvier, P., and Ritchie, A., 1977, Le genre Groenlandaspis Heintz (Pisces, Placodermi, Arthrodira) dans le Devonian d’Asie: Compte rendu hebdomadaire des seances de l’Academie des Sciences Paris, tomo 284, p. 1385-1388. (Groenlandaspis seni)

Kuhn-Schnyder, E., 1977, Palaozoologie zwischen gestern und heute: Neujahrsblatt herausgegeben von der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zurich, Jahrgang 132, heft 2, p. 159-195.

Get Campbellodus decipiens, Ctenurella gardineri MILES & YOUNG, 1977


Acanthodians

Genus: Nova (4)

Brochoadmones BERNACESK & DINELEY, 1977
Gladiobranchus BERNACSEK, & DINELEY, 1977
Lupopsyrus BERNACSEK & DINELEY, 1977
Persacanthus JANVIER, 1977

Species: Nova (4)

Brochoadmones milesi BERNACESK & DINELEY, 1977
Gladiobranchus probaton BERNACSEK, & DINELEY, 1977
Lupopsyrus pygmaeus BERNACSEK & DINELEY, 1977
Persacanthus kermanensis JANVIER, 1977

Bernacsek, G. M., and Dineley, D. L., 1977, New acanthodians from the Delorme Formation (Lower Devonian) of N.W.T., Canada: Palaeontographica Abt A, v. 158, lfg. 1-3, p. 1-15. (Brochoadmones milesi, Gladiobranchus probaton, Lupopsyrus pygmaeus)

Get Persacanthus kermanensis JANVIER, 1977

Kuhn-Schnyder, E,. 1977, Palaozoologie zwischen gestern und heute: Neujahrsblatt herausgegeben von der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zurich, Jahrgang 132, heft 2, p. 159-195.


Chondrichthyes

Genus: Nova (11)

Brochoadmones BERNACESK & DINELEY, 1977
Echinochimaera LUND, 1977b
Gladiobranchus BERNACSEK, & DINELEY, 1977
Heteropetalus LUND, 1977a
Hueneichthys REIF, 1977
Lupopsyrus BERNACSEK & DINELEY, 1977
Paratriakis HERMAN, 1977
Persacanthus JANVIER, 1977
Protoscyliorhinus HERMAN, 1977
Protosqualus CAPPETTA, 1977
Pseudoscaphanorhynchus HERMAN, 1977

Species: Nova (18)

Echinochimaera meltoni LUND, 1977b
Galeorhinus girardoti HERMAN, 1977
Heterodontus havreensis HERMAN, 1977
Heterodontus lonzeensis HERMAN, 1977
Heteropetalus elegantulus LUND, 1977a
Hueneichthys costatus REIF, 1977
Hybodus huangnidanensis WANG, 1977
Palaeogaleus havreensis HERMAN, 1977
Paratriakis bettrechiensis HERMAN, 1977
Protoscyliorhinus bettrechiensis HERMAN, 1977
Protosqualus sigei CAPPETTA, 1977
Pseudoscapanorhynchus compressidens HERMAN, 1977
Squatina havreensis HERMAN, 1977
Squatirhina kannensis HERMAN, 1977
Squalicorax pristodontus (AGASSIZ), HERMAN, 1977
Scyliorhinus musteliformis HERMAN, 1977
Scyliorhinus reussi HERMAN, 1977
Synechodus lerichei HERMAN, 1977

Synonym: Nova (5)

Cretolamna appendiculata (AGASSIZ, 1843) HERMAN, 1977
= Otodus appendiculatus AGASSIZ, 1843
Dasyatis fallax (ARAMBOURGH, 1952) HERMAN, 1977
= Raja fallax ARAMBOURGH, 1952
Hybodus grewingki (DALINKEVICIUS, 1935) HERMAN, 1977
= Hybodus (Polyacrodus) grewingki DALINKEVICIUS, 1935
= Polyacrodus grewingki (DALINKEVICIUS, 1935) MERTIENE, 1982
Palaeohypotodus bronii (AGASSIZ, 1843) HERMAN, 1977
= Odontaspis (Odontaspis) bronni (AGASSIZ, 1843) GREY van de, 1937
Paratriakis curtirostris (DAVIS, 1887) HERMAN, 1977
= Thyellina curtirostris DAVIS, 1887
= Scyllium curtirostre (DAVIS, 1887) WOODWARD, 1889
= Triakias curtirostris (DAVIS, 1887) SIGNEUX, 1949

Cappetta, H., 1977, Obsrvations sur quelques Selaciens du Cretace Superieru d’angleterre avec la description d’un genre nouveau : Geobios, n. 10, fasc. 3, p. 479-485. (Protosqualus sigei)

Cappetta, H., 1977, Selaciens nouveaux de l’Albien superieur de Wissant (Pas-De-Calais) : Geobios, n. 10, Fasc. 6, p. 967-973.

Duffin, C. J., and Gazdzicki, A., 1977, Rhaetian fish remains from the Tatra Mountains: Acta Geologica Polonica, v. 27, n. 3, p. 333-348.

Get Cretolamna appendiculata = Otodus appendiculatus, Dasyatis fallax = Raja fallax, Galeorhinus girardoti, Heterodontus havreensis, Heterodontus lonzeensis, Hybodus grewingki = Hybodus (Polyacrodus) grewingki, = Polyacrodus grewingki, Palaeogaleus havreensis, Palaeohypotodus bronii = Odontaspis (odontaspis) bronni, Paratriakis curtirostris = Thyellina curtirostris, = Scyllium curtirostre, = Triakias curtirostris, Paratriakis bettrechiensis, Protoscyliorhinus bettrechiensis, Pseudoscapanorhynchus compressidens, Squatina havreensis, Squatirhina kannensis, Squalicorax pristodontus, Scyliorhinus musteliformis, Scyliorhinus reussi, Synechodus lerichei HERMAN, 1977

Kuhn, O., 1977, Die Tierwelt des Solnhofener Schiefers: Die Neue Brehm-Bucherei, A. Ziemsen Verlag, p. 140pp.

Kuhn-Schnyder, E., 1977, Palaozoologie zwischen gestern und heute: Neujahrsblatt herausgegeben von der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zurich, Jahrgang 132, heft 2, p. 159-195.

Lund, R., 1977a, A new Petalodont (Chondrichthyes, Bradyodonti) from the Upper Mississippian of Montana: Annals of Carnegie Museum, v. 46, article 10, p. 129-155. (Heteropetalus elegantulus)

Lund, R., 1977b, Echinochimaera meltoni, New Genus and Species (Chimaeriformes), from the Mississippian of Montana. Annals of Carnegie Museum, Volume 46, Article 13: 195-221. (Echinochimaera meltoni)

Maisey, J. G., 1977, Structural notes on a cladoselchian dorsla spine: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatschefte, heft 1, p. 47-55.

Pinna, G., 1977, Il giacimento paleontologico di Besano: Quaderni di Documetazione Regionale Nuova serie, qdr 2, 102pp.

Get Hueneichthys costatus REIF, 1977

Schaeffer, B., and Williams, M., 1977, Relationships of fossil and living elasmobranches: American Zoologist, Recent Advances in the Biology of Sharks, v. 17, n. 2, p. 293-302.

Get Hybodus huangnidanensis WANG, 1977

Ward, D. J., and McNamara, K. J., 1977, Associated dentition of the Chimaeroid fish Brachymylus altidens from the Oxford Clay, Palaeontology, v. 20, part 3, p. 589-594.


Fish

Genus: Nova (15)

Chetungichthys CHANG & CHOU, 1977
Elpistoichthys GRIFFITH, 1977
Hengnania WANG, 1977
Huashia CHANG & CHOU, 1977
Mimia GARDINER & BARTRAM, 1977
Nannolepis GRIFFITH, 1977
Neolepidotes CHANG & CHOU, 1977
Paralycoptera CHANG & CHOU, 1977
Phaidrosoma GRIFFITHS, 1977
Pholidophoretes GRIFFITH, 1977
Pingolepis CHANG & CHOU, 1977
Plesioccolepis WANG, 1977
Polzbergia GRIFFITHS, 1977
Sinoplatysomus FENG, 1977
Yungkangichthys CHANG & CHOU, 1977

Species: Nova (22)

Chetungichthys brevicephalus CHANG & CHOU, 1977
Dialipina markae SCHULTZE, 1977
Elpistoichthys pectinatus GRIFFITHS, 1977
Elpistoichthys striolatus GRIFFITHS, 1977
Fuchunkiangia chesiensis CHANG & CHOU, 1977
Habroichthys gregarius GRIFFITHS, 1977
Hengnania gracilis WANG, 1977
Huashia gracilis CHANG & CHOU, 1977
Macromesodon argioensis BOCCHION, 1977
Mimia toombsi GARDINER & BARTRAM, 1977
Moythomasia durgaringa GARDINER & BARTRAM, 1977
Nannolepis elegans GRIFFITHS, 1977
Neolepidotes jungkangensis CHANG & CHOU, 1977
Paralycoptera wui CHANG & CHOU, 1977
Peltopleurus dirumptus GRIFFITHS, 1977
Phaidrosoma lunzensis GRIFFITHS, 1977
Pholidophoretes salvus GRIFFITHS, 1977
Pingolepis polyurocentralis CHANG & CHOU, 1977
Plesioccolepis hunanensis WANG, 1977
Polzbergia brochatus GRIFFITHS, 1977
Sinoplatysomus meishanensis FENG, 1977
Yungkangichthys hsitanensis CHANG & CHOU, 1977

Bartram, A. W. H., 1977, The Macrosemiidae, a Mesozoic family of holostean fishes: Bulletin of the Natural History Museum of London, (Geology series), v. 29, n. 2, p. 137-234.

Beltan, L., 1977, La parturiton d’un Actinopterygien de l’Eotrias du nord-ouest de Madagascar Compte rendu hebdomadaire des seances de l’Academie des Sciences Paris, tomo 284, p. 2223-2225.

Get Macromesodon argioensis BOCCHION, 1977

Get Chetungichthys brevicephalus, Fuchunkiangia chesiensis, Huashia gracilis, Neolepidotes jungkangensis, Paralycoptera wui, Pingolepis polyurocentralis, Yungkangichthys hsitanensis CHANG & CHOU, 1977

Get Sinoplatysomus meishanensis FENG, 1977

Get Mimia toombsi, Moythomasia durgaringa GARDINER & BARTRAM, 1977

Gaudant, M., 1977, Observations sur l’anatomie des nageoires dorsale et anale de certains Poissons teleosteens: Compte rendu hebdomadaire des seances de l’Academie des Sciences Paris, tomo 284, p. 2479-2482.

Griffiths, J., 1977, The Upper Triassic fishes from Polzbeg bei Lunz, Austria: Zoological Journal of the Linnaean Society, v. 60, p. 1-93. (Elpistoichthys pectinatus, Elpistoichthys striolatus, Nannolepis elegans Peltopleurus dirumptus, Phaidrosoma lunzensis, Pholidophoretes salvus, Polzbergia brochatus)

Kuhn, O., 1977, Die Tierwelt des Solnhofener Schiefers: Die Neue Brehm-Bucherei, A. Ziemsen Verlag, p. 140pp.

Kuhn-Schnyder, E,. 1977, Palaozoologie zwischen gestern und heute: Neujahrsblatt herausgegeben von der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zurich, Jahrgang 132, heft 2, p. 159-195.

Nybelin, O., 1977, Studies on Triassic fishes from East Greenland III, on Helmolepis gracilis Stensio: Meddelelser om Grønland, Band 200, n. 2, p. 1-14.

Patterson, C., and Rosen, D. E., 1977, Review of Ichthyodectiform and other Mesozoic Teleost Fishes and the theory nd practice of classifying fossils: Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, v. 158, srticle 2, p. 83-172.

Pinna, G., 1977, Il giacimento paleontologico di Besano: Quaderni di Documetazione Regionale Nuova serie, qdr 2, 102pp.

Schultze, H.-P., 1977, Ausgangsform und Entwicklung der rhombischen Schuppen der Osteichthys (Pices): Palaeontologische Zeitschaft, band 51, n. ¾, p. 152-168. (Dialipina markae)

Taverne, L., 1977, Osteologie de Clupavus maroccanus (Cretace superieur du Maroc) et considerations sur la position systematique et les relations des Clupavidae au sein de l’Ordre des Clupeiformes Snesu Stricto (Pisces, Teleosti): Geobios, n. 10, fasc. 5, p. 697-722.

Tintori, A., 1977, Toarcian fishes from the lombardian basin: Bollettino della Societa Paleontologica Italiana, v. 16, n. 2, p. 143-152.

Wang, N.-Z., 1977, A new pholidophorid fish from Hengnan, Hunan: Vertebrata PalAsiatica, v. 15, p. 177-183. (Hengnania gracilis, Plesioccolepis hunanensis)

Wenz, S., 1977, Le squelette axial et l’endosquelette caudal d’Enneles audax, poission Amiide cu Cretace de Ceara (Bresil): Bulletin du Museum national d’Histoire Naturelle, 3rd series, Number 490, Sciences de la Terre, v. 67, p. 341-348.


Crossopterygians

Genus: Nova (9)

Greiserolepis VOROBYEVA, 1977
Jarvikina VOROBYEVA, 1977
Lamprotolepis VOROBEYEVA, 1977
Megapomus VOROBYEVA, 1977
Obruchevichthys VOROBYEVA, 1977
Propycnoctenion VOROBYEVA & OBRUCHEVA, 1977
Shirolepis VOROBYEVA, 1977
Thysanolepis VOROBYEVA, 1977
Viluichthys VOROBEYEVA, 1977

Species: Nova (24)

Eusthenopteron obruchevi VORBYEVA, 1977
Greiserolepis minusensis VOROBYEVA, 1977
Gyroptychius pauli VOROBYEVA, 1977
Gyroptychius elgae VOROBYEVA, 1977
Lamprotolepis verrucosa VOROBYEVA, 1977
Latvius obrutus VOROBYEVA, 1977
Latvius porosus GREINER, 1977
Megisolepis doroshkoji VOROBYEVA, 1977
Megapomus markovskyi VOROBYEVA, 1977
Megapomus heckeri VOROBYEVA, 1977
Megapomus punctatus VOROBYEVA, 1977
Obruchevichthys gracilis
VOROBYEVA, 1977
Propycnoctenion nephroides VOROBYEVA & OBRUCHEVA, 1977
Propycnoctenion jacuticus VOROBYEVA & OBRUCHEVA, 1977
Propycnoctenion litvinovitschae VOROBYEVA & OBRUCHEVA, 1977
Propycnoctenion rybinskensis VOROBYEVA & OBRUCHEVA, 1977
Propycnoctenion tuberculata VOROBYEVA & OBRUCHEVA, 1977
Propycnoctenion tuwensis VOROBYEVA & OBRUCHEVA, 1977
Shirolepis anajevi VOROBYEVA, 1977
Thursius estonicus VOROBYEVA, 1977
Thysanolepis micans VOROBYEVA, 1977
Viluichthys fradkini VOROBYEVA, 1977

Synonym: Nova (2)

Jarvikina wenjukowi (ROHON, 1889) VOROBYEVA, 1977
= Cricodus wenjukowi ROHON, 1889
= Cricodus (Polyplocodus) wenjukowi ROHON, 1889
= Eusthenopteron wenjukowi (ROHON, 1889) JARVIK, 1937
= Eusthenodon wenjukowi (ROHON, 1889)
= Dendrodus biporcatus ROHON, 1889

Pycnoctenion decipiens (WOODWARD, 1906), VOROBYEVA & OBRUCHEVA, 1977
= Strepsodus decipiens (WOODWARD, 1906), HILLS, 1958

Greiner, H., 1977, Crossopterygian fauna from the Albert Formation, New Brunswick, Canada, and its stratigraphic-paleoecologic significance: Journal of Paleontology, v. 51, n. 1, p. 44-56. (Latvius porosus)

Kuhn-Schnyder, E., 1977, Palaozoologie zwischen gestern und heute: Neujahrsblatt herausgegeben von der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zurich, Jahrgang 132, heft 2, p. 159-195.

Vorob’yeva, E. I., 1977, Morphology and nature of evolution of Crossoptrygian fishes: Trudy Paleontologieskogo Instituta, v. 163, p. 1-239. (Eusthenopteron obruchevi, Greiserolepis minusensis, Gyroptychius pauli, Gyroptychius elgae, Jarvikina wenjukowi = Cricodus wenjukowi, = Cricodus (Polyplocodus) wenjukowi, = Eusthenopteron wenjukowi, = Eusthenodon wenjukowi, = Dendrodus biporcatus, Lamprotolepis verrucosa, Latvius obrutus, Megisolepis doroshkoji, Megapomus markovskyi, Megapomus heckeri, Megapomus punctatus, Obruchevichthys gracilis, Thursius estonicus, Thysanolepis micans, Viluichthys fradkini)

Get Propycnoctenion nephroides, Propycnoctenion jacuticus, Propycnoctenion litvinovitschae, Propycnoctenion rybinskensis, Propycnoctenion tuberculata, Propycnoctenion tuwensis, Pycnoctenion decipiens, = Strepsodus decipiens VOROBYEVA & OBRUCHEVA, 1977


Lungfish

Species: Nova (12)

Ceratodus multicristatus lipovensis MINICH, 1977
Ceratodus jechartiensis MINICH, 1977
Ceratodus orenburgensis MINICH, 1977
Ceratodus bucobaensis MINICH, 1977
Chirodipterus australia MILES, 1977
Chirodipterus paddyensis MILES, 1977
Gnathorhiza triassica MINKH, 1977
Gnathorhiza bogdensis MINKH, 1977
Gnathorhiza otschevi MINKH, 1977
Griphognathus whieti MILES, 1977
Holodipterusgogoensis MILES, 1977
Megapleuron zangerli SCHULTZE, 1977

Lund, R., 1977, New Information on the Evolution of the Bradyodont Chondrichthyes: Fieldiana; Geology, v. 33, n. 28, p. 521-539.

Get Chirodipterus Australia, Chirodipterus paddyensis MILES, 1977

Get Ceratodus multicristatus lipovensis, Ceratodus jechartiensis, Ceratodus orenburgensis, Ceratodus bucobaensis, Gnathorhiza triassica, Gnathorhiza bogdensis, Gnathorhiza otschevi MINKH, 1977

Get Griphognathus whieti, Holodipterus gogoensis MILES, 1977

Get Megapleuron zangerli SCHULTZE, 1977

Smith, M. M., 1977, The microstructure of the dentition and dermal ornament of three dipnoans from the Devonian of Western Australia: a contribution towards dipnonan interrelations, and morphogensis, growth and adaptations of the skeletal tissues: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, series B, v. 281, p. 29-72.

Vorob’yeva, E. I., 1977, Morphology and nature of evolution of Crossoptrygian fishes: Trudy Paleontologieskogo Instituta, v. 163, p. 1-239.


Coelocanths

Kuhn, O., 1977, Die Tierwelt des Solnhofener Schiefers: Die Neue Brehm-Bucherei, A. Ziemsen Verlag, p. 140pp.

Kuhn-Schnyder, E,. 1977, Palaozoologie zwischen gestern und heute: Neujahrsblatt herausgegeben von der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zurich, Jahrgang 132, heft 2, p. 159-195.


Fish Ichnology


Fish Burrows


Temnospondyli ("Labyrinthodons", Early Amphibians)

Genus: Nova (3)

Caerorhachis HOLMES & CARROLL, 1977
Metaxygnathus CAMPBELL & BELL, 1977
Obruchevichthys VOROBYEVA, 1977

Species: Nova (4)

Batrachosuchus concordi CHERNIN, 1977
Caerorhachis bairdi HOLMES & CARROLL, 1977
Metaxygnathus denticulus CAMPBELL & BELL, 1977
Obruchevichthys gracilis VOROBYEVA, 1977

Beaumont, E. H., 1977, Cranial morphology of the Loxommatidae (Amphibia: Labyrinthodontia): Transactions of the Royal Society of London, series B, v. 280, p. 29-101.

Bolt, J. R., 1977, Cacops (amphibia: Labyrinthodontia) from the Fort Sill Locality, Early Permian of Oklahoma: Fieldiana, Geology, v. 37, n. 3, p. 61-73.

Bolt, J. R., 1977, Dissorophoid relationships and ontogeny, and the origin of the lissamphibia: Journal of Paleontology, v. 51, n. 2, p. 235-249.

Campbell, K. S. W., and Bell, M. W., 1977, A primitive amphibian from the Late Devonian of New South Wales: Alcheringa, v. 1, p. 369-381. (Metaxygnathus denticulus)

Chernin, S., 1977, A new brachyopid, Batrachosuchus concordi sp. nov. from the Upper luangwa Valley, Zambia with a redescription of Batrachosuchus browni BROOM, 1903: Palaeontologica africana, v. 20, p. 87-109. (Batrachosuchus concordi)

Chernin, S., and Kitching, J. W., 1977, A reassessment of Phyrnosuchus whaitsi BROOM: Palaeontologica africana, v. 20, p. 111-113.

Holmes, R. B., and Carroll, R. L., 1977, A temnspondyl amphibian from the Mississippian of Scotland: Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard, v. 147, p. 489-511. (Caerorhachis bairdi)

Kitching, J. W., 1977, The Distribution of the Karroo Vertebrate Fauna: Bernard Price Institute for Palaeontological Research, Memoir n. 1, p. 1-131.

Kuhn-Schnyder, E., 1977, Palaozoologie zwischen gestern und heute: Neujahrsblatt herausgegeben von der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zurich, Jahrgang 132, heft 2, p. 159-195.

Olson, E. C., 1977, Permian Lake Faunas: A study in Community evolution.: Journal of the Palaeontological society of India, v. 20, p. 146-163.

Paton, R. L., 1977. Parotosuchus OCHEV & SHISHKIN, 1968 (Amphibia: Labyrinthodontia) non Archotosaurus PATON, 1976; a replacement name for Parotosaurus JAEKEL, 1922: Journal of Paleontology, v. 51, p. 1223.

Vorob’yeva, E. I., 1977, Morphology and nature of evolution of Crossoptrygian fishes: Trudy Paleontologieskogo Instituta, v. 163, p. 1-239. (Obruchevichthys gracilis)


Reptilosauromorph

Species: Nova (2)

Baphetes lintonensis BEAUMONT, 1977
Loxomma rankini BEAUMONT, 1977

Beaumont, E. H., 1977, Cranial morphology of the Loxommatidae (Amphibia: Labyrinthodontia): Transactions of the Royal Society of London, series B, v. 280, p. 29-101. (Baphetes lintonensis, Loxomma rankini)

Panchen, A. L., 1977, On Anthracosaurus russelli Huxley (Amphibia: Laybrinthodontia) and the Family Anthracosauridae: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, series B, v. 279, p. 447-512.


Lepospondyli


Carroll, R. L., 1977, Microsaurs from the Westphalian B of Joggins, Nova Scotia: Proceedings of the Linnaean Society of London, v. 177, n. 1, p. 63-97.

Haglund, T. R., 1977, New occurrences and paleoecology to Peronedon parimus OLSON (Nectridea): Journal of Paleontology, v. 51, n. 5, p. 982-985.

Olson, E. C., 1977, Permian Lake Faunas: A study in Community evolution.: Journal of the Palaeontological society of India, v. 20, p. 146-163.


Amphibians

Bonaparte, J. F., Salfity, J. A., Bossi, G., and Powell, J. E., 1977, Hallazgo de Dinosaurios y Aves Cretacicas en la Formacion Lecho de El Brete (Salata), Procimo al limite con Tucuman: Acta Geologica lilloana, v. 14, p. 5-17.

Kuhn-Schnyder, E., 1977, Palaozoologie zwischen gestern und heute: Neujahrsblatt herausgegeben von der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zurich, Jahrgang 132, heft 2, p. 159-195.

Sokol, O. M., 1977, A subordinal classification of frogs (Amphibia: Anura): Journal of Zoology, London, v. 182, p. 505-508.

Van Valen, L., and Sloan, R. E., 1977, Ecology and the Extinction of the Dinosaurs: Evolionary Theory, v. 2, p. 37-64.


Lower Reptiles (“Anapsids”)

Species: Nova (4)

Thelegnathus contirtus GOW, 1977
Thelegnathus oppressus GOW, 1977
Thelegnathus perforatus GOW, 1977
Thelegnathus spinigensis GOW, 1977

Gow, C. E., 1977, Owenetta in perspective: Palaeontologica africana, v. 20, p. 115-118.

Gow, C. E., 1977, Tooth function and succession in the Triassic Reptile Procolophon trigoniceps: Palaeontology, v. 20, part 3, p. 695-704.

Gow, C. E., 1977, On a supposed skin impression of Procolophon: Palaeontologica africana, v. 20, p. 119.

Gow, C. E., 1977, New Procolophonids from the Triassic Cynognathus zone of South Africa: Annals of the South African Museum, v. 72, n. 6, p. 109-124. (Thelegnathus contirtus, Thelegnathus oppressus, Thelegnathus perforatus, Thelegnathus spinigensis)

Kitching, J. W., 1977, The Distribution of the Karroo Vertebrate Fauna: Bernard Price Institute for Palaeontological Research, Memoir n. 1, p. 1-131.

Kuhn-Schnyder, E., 1977, Palaozoologie zwischen gestern und heute: Neujahrsblatt herausgegeben von der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zurich, Jahrgang 132, heft 2, p. 159-195.

Lumsden, A. G. S., and Osborn, J. W., 1977, The evolution of chewing: a dentist’s view of paleontology: Journal of Dentistry, v. 5, n. 4, p. 269-287.


Turtles

Genus: Nova (3)

Ferganemys NESOV & KHOZATZKY, 1977
Nigeremys BROIN, 1977
Oxemys NESOV, 1977

Species: Nova (5)

Adocus foveatus NESOV & KHOSATSKY in KHOSATZKY & NESOV, 1977
Carteremys pisdurensis JAIN, 1977
Ferganemys verzilini NESOV & KHOZATZKY, 1977
Oxemys gutta NESOV, 1977
Sinemys wuerhoensis YEH, 1977

Synonym: Nova (1)

Nigeremys gigantea (BERGOUNIOUX & CROUZEL, 1968) BROIN, 1977
= Potamochelys gigantea BERGOUNIOUX 7 CROUZEL, 1968

de Brion, F., 1977, Contribution a l’etude des cheloniens, cheloniens contineutaux du Cretace et du Tertiaire de France: Memoires du Museum natinoal d’Histoire Naturelle, Nouvelle Serie, Serie C, Sciences de la terre, Tomo 38, 366pp. (Nigeremys gigantea = Potamochelys gigantea)

Gradzinski, R., Kielan-Jaworowska, Z., and Maryanska, T., 1977, Late Cretaceous Djadokhta, Barun Goyot and Nemegt Formations of Mongolia, including remarks on previous subdivisions: Acta Geologica Polonica, v. 27, n. 3, p. 281-318.

Jain, S. L., 1977, A new fossil Pelomedusid turtle from the Late Cretaceous Pisdura Sediments, Central India: Journal of the Palaeontogical Society of India, v. 20, p. 360-365. (Carteremys pisdurensis)

Get Adocus foveatus, Ferganemys verzilini NESOV & KHOSATSKY in KHOSATZKY & NESOV, 1977

Kuhn-Schnyder, E., 1977, Palaozoologie zwischen gestern und heute: Neujahrsblatt herausgegeben von der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zurich, Jahrgang 132, heft 2, p. 159-195.

Nesov, L. A., 1977, A new genus of Pitted-shelled turtle from the Late Cretaceous of Karakalpakia: Paleontological Journal, v. 11, n. 1, p. 96-107. (Oxemys gutta)

Nesov, L. A., 1977, A new genus of pitted-shelled turtles from the Upper Cretaceous of Karakalpakia: Palaeontological Journal, 1977, n. 1, p. 103-114.

Van Valen, L. M., and Sloan, R. E., 1977, Ecology and the Extinction of the Dinosaurs: Evolionary Theroy, v. 2, p. 37-64.

Get Sinemys wuerhoensis YEH, 1977


Diapsida (Lower Lepidosauromorphs)

Genus: Nova (1)

Kenyasaurus HARRIS & CARROLL, 1977

Species: Nova (1)

Kenyasaurus mariakaniensis HARRIS & CARROLL, 1977

Harris, J. M. and Carroll, R. L., 1977, Kenyasaurus, a new eosuchian Reptile from the Early Triassic of Kenya: Journal of Paleontology, v. 51, n. 1, p. 139-149. (Kenyasaurus mariakaniensis)

Kitching, J. W., 1977, The Distribution of the Karroo Vertebrate Fauna: Bernard Price Institute for Palaeontological Research, Memoir n. 1, p. 1-131.

Reisz, R. R., 1977, Petrolacosaurus, the oldest known diapsid reptile: Science, v. 196, p. 1091-1093.


Lizards and Snakes

Genus: Nova (2)

Teilhardosaurus SHIKAMA, 1977
Yezosaurus OBATA & MURAMOTO, 1977 (nomen dubium)

Species: Nova (2)

Teilhardosaurus carbonailus SHIKAMA, 1977
Yezosaurus mikasaensis OBATA & MURAMOTO, 1977 (nomen dubium)

Gradzinski, R., Kielan-Jaworowska, Z., and Maryanska, T., 1977, Late Cretaceous Djadokhta, Barun Goyot and Nemegt Formations of Mongolia, including remarks on previous subdivisions: Acta Geologica Polonica, v. 27, n. 3, p. 281-318.

Kuhn, O., 1977, Die Tierwelt des Solnhofener Schiefers: Die Neue Brehm-Bucherei, 140p.

Martin, L. D., and Stewart, J. D., 1977, The Oldest (Turonian) Mosasaurs from Kansas: Journal of Paleontology, v. 51, n. 5, p. 973-975.

Muramoto, K., 1977, Discovery of the fossil of a large reptile skull: Kaseki no Tomo, v. 16, n. 2, p. 2. (Yezosaurus mikasaensis)

Rage, J-C., 1977, La position phyletique de Dinilysia patagonica, Serpent du Cretace superieur: Compte rendu hebdomadaire des seances de l’Academie des Sciences Paris, tomo 284, p. 1765-1768.

Get Yezosaurus mikasaensis OBATA & MURAMOTO, 1977 (nomen dubium)

Get Teilhardosaurus carbonailus SHIKAMA, 1977


Sphenodonts

Gow, C. E., and Raath, R., 1977, Fossil Vertebrate studies in Rhodesia: Sphenodontid remains from the Upper Trias of Rhodesia: Palaeontologica africana, v. 20, p. 121-122.

Kitching, J. W., 1977, The Distribution of the Karroo Vertebrate Fauna: Bernard Price Institute for Palaeontological Research, Memoir n. 1, p. 1-131.


Ichthyosaurs

Genus: Nova (1)

Chaohusaurus YOUNG & DONG 1977

Species: Nova (1)

Chaohusaurus geishanensis YOUNG & DONG 1977

Anonymous, 2001, Opinion 1977, Ichthyosaurus cornalianus Bassani, 1886 (currently Mixosaurus cornalianus: Reptilia, Ichthyosauria): neotype designated: Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, v. 58, n. 2, p. 158.

Buffetaut, E., 1977, Remarques preliminaires sur l’Ichthyosaure de Saint-Jouin: Bulletin de la Societe geologique de Normandie et Amis Museum du Havre, tome 64, fascicule 1, p. 17-19.

Debris, J.-P., 1977, Decoverte D'un Crane d'Ichthyosaurien dans L'Albien de Saint-Jouin (76): Bulletin de la Societe geologique de Normandie et Amis Museum du Havree, tome 64, fasciclue 1, p. 13-17.

Pinna, G., 1977, Il giacimento paleontologico di Besano: Quaderni di Documetazione Regionale Nuova serie, qdr 2, 102pp.

Young, C. C., and Dong, Z. M., 1972, On the Triassic Aquatic Reptiles of China: Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Palaeoanthropology, Chinese academy of Science, memoir n. 9, p. 1-34. (Chaohusaurus geishanensis)


Sauropterygians and Placodontians

Jurcsak, T., 1977, Contributii ni privind placodontele si Sauropterygienii din Triasicul de la alsed (Bihor, Romainia): Nymphaea, v. 5, p. 5-30.

Kuhn-Schnyder, E., 1977, Palaozoologie zwischen gestern und heute: Neujahrsblatt herausgegeben von der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zurich, Jahrgang 132, heft 2, p. 159-195.

Pinna, G., 1977, Il giacimento paleontologico di Besano: Quaderni di Documetazione Regionale Nuova serie, qdr 2, 102pp.

Robinson, J. A., 1977, Intracorporal force transmission in plesiosaurs: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, v. 153, n. 1, p. 86-128.


Lower Archosauromorpha

Ellenberger, P., 1977, Quelques precisions sur l'anatomie et la place systematique tres speciale de Cosesaurus aviceps. (Ladinien superieur de Montral, Catalogne): Cuadernos Geologia Iberica, v. 4, p. 169-188.

Kitching, J. W., 1977, The Distribution of the Karroo Vertebrate Fauna: Bernard Price Institute for Palaeontological Research, Memoir n. 1, p. 1-131.

Kuhn-Schnyder, E., 1977, Palaozoologie zwischen gestern und heute: Neujahrsblatt herausgegeben von der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zurich, Jahrgang 132, heft 2, p. 159-195.

Melandez, M. N., 1977, Descubrimiento de un Reptil "Protoaviano" en el Triasico de la Sierra De Prades (Tarragona): Coll. Pap. Madrid, v. 32, p. 10 -11.

Pinna, G., 1977, Il giacimento paleontologico di Besano: Quaderni di Documetazione Regionale Nuova serie, qdr 2, 102pp.

Van Valen, L. M., and Sloan, R. E., 1977, Ecology and the Extinction of the Dinosaurs: Evolutionary Theroy, v. 2, p. 37-64.


“Thecodontia, Pseudosuchia"

Species: Nova (2)

Angistorhinus talainti DUTUIT, 1977a
Paleorhinus magnoculus DUTUIT, 1977b

Colbert, E. H., 1977, Mesozoic tetrapods and the Northward migration of India: Journal of the Palaeontological society of India, v. 20, p. 138-145.

Dutuit, J-M., 1977a, Description du crane de Angistorhinus talainti n. sp un nouveau Phytosaure du Trias atlasique marocain: Bulletin du Museum National D'Historie Naturelle, series 3, n. 489, p. 288-337. (Angistorhinus talainti)

Dutiut, J-M., 1977b, Paleorhinus magnoculus, Phytosaure du Trias superieur de l'Atlas Marocain: Geologie Mediterraneenne, tome 4, n. 3, p. 255-268. (Paleorhinus magnoculus)

Kitching, J. W., 1977, The Distribution of the Karroo Vertebrate Fauna: Bernard Price Institute for Palaeontological Research, Memoir n. 1, p. 1-131.

Kuhn-Schnyder, E., 1977, Palaozoologie zwischen gestern und heute: Neujahrsblatt herausgegeben von der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zurich, Jahrgang 132, heft 2, p. 159-195.

Olsen, P. E., and Galton, P. M., 1977, Triassic-Jurassic Tetrapod Extinctions: Are they Real?: Science, v. 197, p. 983-986.


Crocodilia (Mesosuchia, Eusuchia)

Bonaparte, J. F., Salfty, J. A., Bossi, G., and Powell, J. E., 1977, Hallazgo de Dinosaurios y Aves Cretacicas en La Formacion Lecho de el Brete (Salta), proximo al limite con Tucuman: Acta Geologica Lilloana, v. 14, p. 5-17.

Buffetaut, E., 1977, Donnees nouvelles sur les Crocodiliens paleogenes du Pakistan et de Birmanie: Compte rendu hebdomadaire des seances de l’Academie des Sciences Paris, tomo 285, p. 869-872.

Buffetaut, E., and Hoffsetter, R, 1977, Decouverte du Crocodilien Sebecus dans le Miocene du Peru oriental: Compte rendu hebdomadaire des seances de l’Academie des Sciences Paris, tomo 284, p. 1663-1666.

Buffetaut, E., and Taquet, P., 1977, The giant Crocodilian Sarcosuchus in the Early Cretaceous of Brazil and Niger: Palaeontology, v. 20, part 1, p. 203-208.

Buffetaut, E., and Taquet, P., 1977, Un crocodile geant a cheval sur deux contents: La Recherche, n. 76, p. 289-292.

Golz, D. J., and Lillegraven, J. A., 1977, Summary of Known occurrences of Terrestrial Vertebrates from Eocene Strata of Southern California: Contributions to Geology, University of Wyoming, v. 15, n. 1, p. 43-65.

Gradzinski, R., Kielan-Jaworowska, Z., and Maryanska, T., 1977, Late Cretaceous Djadokhta, Barun Goyot and Nemegt Formations of Mongolia, including remarks on previous subdivisions: Acta Geologica Polonica, v. 27, n. 3, p. 281-318.

Hecht, M. D., and Archer M., 1977, Presence of ziphodont crocodilians in the Tertiary and Pleistocene of Australia: Alcheringa, p. 383-385.

Olsen, P. E., and Galton, P. M., 1977, Triassic-Jurassic Tetrapod Extinctions: Are they Real?: Science, v. 197, p. 983-986.

Van Valen, L. M., and Sloan, R. E., 1977, Ecology and the Extinction of the Dinosaurs: Evolutionary Theroy, v. 2, p. 37-64.


Pterosaurs

Genus: Nova (1)

Araripedactylus WELLNHOFER, 1977

Species: Nova (1)

Araripedactylus dehmi WELLNHOFER, 1977

Ager, D. V., 1977, On Hairy Reptiles.

Hopson, J. A., 1977, Brain size and behavior in archosaurian reptiles: Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics, v. 8, p. 429-448.

Jensen, J. A., and Ostrom, J. H., 1977, A Second Jurassic Pterosaur from North America: Journal of Paleontology, v. 51, n. 4, p. 867-870.

Kuhn, O., 1977, Die Tierwelt des Solnhofener Schiefers: Die Neue Brehm-Bucherei.

Olsen, P. E., and Galton P. M., 1977, Triassic-Jurassic Tetrapod Extinctions: Are they Real?: Science, v. 197, p. 983-986.

Raath, M. A., 1977, The anatomy of the Triassic theropod Syntarsus rhodesiensis (Saurischia: Podokesauridae) and a consideration of its biology: Dissertation presented in the Department of Zoology and Entomology, Rhodes University, for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, v. 1, 233pp.

Wellnhofer, P., 1977, Araripedactylus dehmi nov. gen., nov. sp., ein neuer Flugsaurier aus der unterkreide von Brasilien: Mitteilungen der Bayerischen Staatssammlung fur Palaontologie und historishce Geologie, v. 17, p.157-167. (Araripedactylus dehmi)


Dinosaur

Theropoda

Genus: Nova (1)

Shanshanosaurus DONG, 1977

Species: Nova (1)

Shanshanosaurus huoyanshanensis DONG, 1977

Synonym: Nova (1)

Piveteausaurus diveseneis (WALKER, 1964) TAQUET & WELLES, 1977
= Streptospondylus PIVETAU, 1923 non MEYER, 1830
= Eustreptospondylus divesensis WALKER, 1964

Baird, D., and Horner, J. R., 1977, A Fresh Look at the Dinosaurs of New Jersey and Delaware: New Jersey Academy of Science, Bulletin, v. 22, n. 2, p. 50.

Barsbold, R., 1977, [Kinetics and peculiar structure of the lower jaw apparatus of Oviraptor (Theropoda, Saurischia)]: Trudy Sovm. Sov. Mong. Pal. Exped., v. 4, p. 35-47.

Bonaparte, J. F., Salfity, J. A., Bossi, G., and Powell, J. E., 1977, Hallazgo de Dinosaurios y Aves Cretacicas en la Formacion Lecho de el Brete (Salta), Proximo al limite con Tucuman: Acta Geologica Lillonana, v. 14, p. 5-17.

Colbert, E. H., 1977, Mesozoic Tetrapods and the Northward migration of India: Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India, v. 20, p. 138 145.

Dong, Z. M., 1977, On the Dinosaurian Remains from Turpan, Xinjiang: Vertebrata PalAsiatica, v. 15, n. 1, p. 59-66. (Shanshanosaurus huoyanshanensis)

Galton, P. M., 1977, The Upper Jurassic Ornithopod Dinosaur Dryosaurus and a Laurasian-Gondwanaland connection: In: Paleontology and Plate Tectonics, edited by West, R. M., Milwaukee Public Museum, Special Publications in Biology and Geology, n. 2: 41-54.

Galton, P. M., 1977, On Staurikosaurus pricei, an early saurischian dinosaur from the Triassic of Brazil, with notes on the Herrerasauridae and Poposauridae: Paläontologische Zeitschrift, v. 51, n. ¾, p. 234-245.

Gradzinsky, R., Kielan-Jaworowska, Z., and Maryanaska, T., 1977, Upper Cretaceous Djadokhta, Barun Goyot and Nemegt formations of Mongolia, including remarks on previous subdivisions Acata Geologica Polonica, v. 27, n. 3, p. 281-318.

Hopson, J. A., 1977, Brain size and behavior in archosaurian reptiles: Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics, v. 8, p. 429-448.

Lawton, R., 1977, Taphonomy of the Dinosaur Quarry, Dinosaur National Monument: Contributions to Geology, the University of Wyoming, v. 15, n. 2, p. 119-126.

Lumsden, A. G. S., and Osborn, J. W., 1977, The evolution of chewing: a dentist’s view of paleontology: Journal of Dentistry, v. 5, n. 4, p. 269-287.

Maryanaska, T., 1977, Ankylosauridae (Dinosauria) from Mongolia: Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 37, p. 85-151.

Molnar, R., E., 1977, Analogies in the evolution of combat and display structures in Ornithopods and Ungulates: Evolutionary Theory, v. 3, p. 165-190.

Obata, I., and Kanie, Y., 1977, Upper Cretaceous Dinosaur-bearing Sediments in Majunga Region, Northwestern Madagascar: Bulletin of the National Science Museum, Japan, series C (Geology), v. 3, n. 3, p. 161-172.

Perle, A., 1977, On the first discovery of Alectrosaurus (Tyrannosauridae, Theropoda) from the Late Cretaceous of Mongolia: Problemy Mongol’skoi Geologii, v. 3, p. 104-113.

Rozhdestvensky, A. K., 1977, The Study of Cretaceous Dinosaurs in Asia: Journal of the Palaeontological society of India, v. 20, p. 102-119.

Stokes, W. L., and Madsen, J. H. jr., 1977, Utah-the Dinosaur State: Encyclea, n. 54, part 2, p. 75-78.

Sues, H.-D., 1977, The skull of Velociraptor mongoliensis, a small Cretaceous theropod dinosaur from Mongolia: Paläontologische Zeitschrift, v. 51, n. 3-4, p. 173-184.

Sues, H.-D., 1977, Dentaries of small theropods from the Judith River Formation (Campanian) of Alberta, Canada: Canadian Journal of Earth Science, v. 14, p. 587-592.

Taquet, P., 1977, Variation ou Rudimentation du membre anterieur chez les Theropodes (Dinosauria)?: Colloques internationaux C.N.R.S. n. 266, p. 333-339.

Taquet, P., 1977, Dinosaurs of Niger: Nigerina Field, v. 42, n. 1, p. 1-8.

Taquet, P., and Welles, S., 1977, Redescription du crane de Dinosaure theropode de Dives (Normandie): Annales de Paleontologie, tomo 63, fasc. 2, p. 191-206. (Piveteausaurus diveseneis = Eustreptospondylus divesensis)

Sauropodomorpha (Sauropoda, Prosauropoda)

Genus: Nova (2)

Fulengia CARROLL & GALTON, 1977
Opisthocoelicaudia BORSUK-BIALYNICKA, 1977

Species: Nova (3)

Fulengia youngi CARROLL & GALTON, 1977
Nemegtosaurus pachi DONG, 1977 (nomen dubium)
Opisthocoelicaudia skarzynskii BORSUK-BIALYNIKCA, 1977

Bonaparte, J. F., Salfity, J. A., Bossi, G., and Powell, J. E., 1977, Hallazgo de Dinosaurios y Aves Cretacicas en la Formacion Lecho de el Brete (Salta), Proximo al limite con Tucuman: Acta Geologica Lillonana, v. 14, p. 5-17.

Borsuk-Bialynicka, M., 1977, A new Camarasaurid sauropod Opisthocoelicaudia skarzynskii gen. n., sp. n. from the Upper Cretaceous of Mongolia: Palaeontologia Polonica, n. 37, p. 5-64. (Opisthocoelicaudia skarzynskii)

Carroll, R. L., and Galton, P. M., 1977, `Modern' lizard from the Upper Triassic of China: Nature, v. 266, p. 252-255. (Fulengia youngi)

Colbert, E. H., 1977, Mesozoic Tetrapods and the Northward migration of India: Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India, v. 20, p. 138 145.

Dong, Z. M., 1977, On the Dinosaurian Remains from Turpan, Xinjiang: Vertebrata PalAsiatica, v. 15, n. 1, p. 59-66. (Nemegtosaurus pachi (nomen dubium))

Galton, P. M., 1977, On Staurikosaurus pricei, an early saurischian dinosaur from the Triassic of Brazil, with notes on the Herrerasauridae and Poposauridae: Paläontologische Zeitschrift, v. 51, n. ¾, p. 234-245.

Galton, P. M., 1977, The Upper Jurassic Ornithopod Dinosaur Dryosaurus and a Laurasian-Gondwanaland connection: In: Paleontology and Plate Tectonics, edited by West, R. M., Milwaukee Public Museum, Special Publications in Biology and Geology, n. 2: 41-54.

Gradzinsky, R., Kielan-Jaworowska, Z., and Maryanaska, T., 1977, Upper Cretaceous Djadokhta, Barun Goyot and Nemegt formations of Mongolia, including remarks on previous subdivisions Acata Geologica Polonica, v. 27, n. 3, p. 281-318.

Hopson, J. A., 1977, Brain size and behavior in archosaurian reptiles: Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics, v. 8, p. 429-448.

Lawton, R., 1977, Taphonomy of the Dinosaur Quarry, Dinosaur National Monument: Contributions to Geology, the University of Wyoming, v. 15, n. 2, p. 119-126.

Leonardi, G, and Duszczak, S. C., 1977, Ocorrencia de Titanosaurinae (Sauropoda, Atlantosauridae) na Formacao Bauru (Cretaceo Superior) em guarrapes, Sao Paulo: Stas 1o Simp. Geol. Region. GBG-SP, Septembro, 1977, 396-403.

Maryanaska, T., 1977, Ankylosauridae (Dinosauria) from Mongolia: Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 37, p. 85-151.

Obata, I., and Kanie, Y., 1977, Upper Cretaceous Dinosaur-bearing Sediments in Majunga Region, Northwestern Madagascar: Bulletin of the National Science Museum, Japan, series C (Geology), v. 3, n. 3, p. 161-172.

Rozhdestvensky, A. K., 1977, The Study of Cretaceous Dinosaurs in Asia: Journal of the Palaeontological society of India, v. 20, p. 102-119.

Stokes, W. L., and Madsen, J. H. jr., 1977, Utah-the Dinosaur State: Encyclea, n. 54, part 2, p. 75-78.

Taquet, P., 1977, Dinosaurs of Niger: Nigerina Field, v. 42, n. 1, p. 1-8.

Ornithischia

Genus: Nova (3)

Othnielia rex GALTON, 1977
Valdosaurus GALTON, 1977
Wannanosaurus HOU, 1977

Species: Nova (1)

Wannanosaurus yansiensis HOU, 1977

Synonym: Nova (3)

Othnielia consors (MARSH, 1894) GALTON, 1977
= Laosaurus consors MARSH, 1894
Othnielia rex (MARSH, 1877) GALTON, 1977
= Nanosaurus rex MARSH, 1877
= Laosaurus rex (MARSH, 1877)
= Laosaurus gracilis MARSH, 1878
Valdosaurus canaliculatus (GALTON, 1975) GALTON, 1977
= Dryosaurus canaliculatus GALTON, 1975

Baird, D., and Horner, J. R., 1977, A Fresh Look at the Dinosaurs of New Jersey and Delaware: New Jersey Academy of Science, Bulletin, v. 22, n. 2, p. 50.

Fuller Company, H. B., 1977, Dinosaur Doctor: The Explorer, v. 19, n. 3, p. 14-15.

Galton, P. M., 1977a, The Upper Jurassic Ornithopod Dinosaur Dryosaurus and a Laurasian-Gondwanaland connection: In: Paleontology and Plate Tectonics, edited by West, R. M., Milwaukee Public Museum, Special Publications in Biology and Geology, n. 2: 41-54.

Galton, P. M., 1977b, The ornithopod dinosaur Dryosaurus and a Laurasia-Gondwanaland connection in the Upper Jurassic: Nature, v. 268, p. 230-232. (Othnielia consors = Laosaurus consors, Othnielia rex = Nanosaurus rex, = Laosaurus rex, = Laosaurus gracilis, Valdosaurus canaliculatus = Dryosaurus canaliculatus)

Galton, P. M., 1977c, The Upper Jurassic Ornithopod Dinosaur Dryosaurus and a Laurasian-Gondwanaland connection: In: Paleontology and Plate Tectonics, edited by West, R. M., Milwaukee Public Museum, Special Publications in Biology and Geology, n. 2: 41-54.

Gradzinsky, R., Kielan-Jaworowska, Z., and Maryanaska, T., 1977, Upper Cretaceous Djadokhta, Barun Goyot and Nemegt formations of Mongolia, including remarks on previous subdivisions Acata Geologica Polonica, v. 27, n. 3, p. 281-318.

Hopson, J. A., 1977, Brain size and behavior in archosaurian reptiles: Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics, v. 8, p. 429-448.

Hou, L-H., 1977, A new primitive Pachycephalosauria from Anhui, China: Vertebrata PalAsiatica, v. 15, n. 3, p. 198-202. (Wannanosaurus yansiensis)

Maryanaska, T., 1977, Ankylosauridae (Dinosauria) from Mongolia: Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 37, p. 85-151.

Molnar, R., E., 1977, Analogies in the evolution of combat and display structures in Ornithopods and Ungulates: Evolutionary Theory, v. 3, p. 165-190.

Rozhdestvensky, A. K., 1977, The Study of Cretaceous Dinosaurs in Asia: Journal of the Palaeontological society of India, v. 20, p. 102-119.

Stokes, W. L., and Madsen, J. H. jr., 1977, Utah-the Dinosaur State: Encyclea, n. 54, part 2, p. 75-78.

Taquet, P., 1977, Dinosaurs of Niger: Nigerina Field, v. 42, n. 1, p. 1-8.

Thulborn, R. A., 1977, Relationships of the Lower Jurassic Dinosaur Scelidosaurus harrisonii: Journal of Paleontology, v. 51, n. 4, p. 725-739.

Armored dinosaurs

Genus: Nova (3)

Saichania MARYANSKA, 1977
Tarchia MARYANSKA, 1977
Tuojiangosaurus DONG, LI, ZHOU, & ZHANG 1977

Species: Nova (1)

Saichania chulsanensis MARYANSKA, 1977
Tarchia kielanae MARYANSKA, 1977
Tuojiangosaurus multispinus DONG, LI, ZHOU & ZHANG 1977

Synonym: Nova (1)

Tarchia gigantea (MALEEV, 1956) TUMANOVA, 1977
= Dyoplosaurus giganteus MALEEV, 1956
= Euoplocephalus giganteus (MALEEV, 1956)
= Tarcia gigantea [ANONYMOUS, 1992]

Dong, Z.-M., Li, X., Zhou, S., and Zhang, Y., 1977, On the Stegosaurian remain from Zigong (Tzekung), Sechuan Province: Vertebrata PalAsiatica, v. 15, n. 4, p. 301-302. (Tuojiangosaurus multispinus)

Galton, P. M., 1977, The Upper Jurassic Ornithopod Dinosaur Dryosaurus and a Laurasian-Gondwanaland connection: In: Paleontology and Plate Tectonics, edited by West, R. M., Milwaukee Public Museum, Special Publications in Biology and Geology, n. 2: 41-54.

Gradzinsky, R., Kielan-Jaworowska, Z., and Maryanaska, T., 1977, Upper Cretaceous Djadokhta, Barun Goyot and Nemegt formations of Mongolia, including remarks on previous subdivisions Acata Geologica Polonica, v. 27, n. 3, p. 281-318.

Hopson, J. A., 1977, Brain size and behavior in archosaurian reptiles: Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics, v. 8, p. 429-448.

Maryanaska, T., 1977, Ankylosauridae (Dinosauria) from Mongolia: Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 37, p. 85-151. (Saichania chulsanensis, Tarchia kielanae) Link to pdf

Olshevsky, G., 1977, (On the evolution of Stegosauria): Bakka Magazine, n 6, p. 56-62.

Rozhdestvensky, A. K., 1977, The Study of Cretaceous Dinosaurs in Asia: Journal of the Palaeontological society of India, v. 20, p. 102-119.

Stokes, W. L., and Madsen J. H. jr., 1977, Utah-the Dinosaur State: Encyclea, n. 54, part 2, p. 75-78.

Thulborn, R. A., 1977, Relationships of the Lower Jurassic Dinosaur Scelidosaurus harrisonii: Journal of Paleontology, v. 51, n. 4, p. 725-739.

Tumanova, T. A., 1977, New data on the Ankylosaur Tarchia gigantea: Palaeontological Journal, v. 21, n. 4, p. 480-486. (Tarchia gigantea = Dyoplosaurus giganteus, = Euoplocephalus giganteus, = Tarcia gigantea)

Dinosaurs in general

Ager, D. V., 1977,On Hairy Reptiles: p. 127-128.

Bouvier, M., 1977, Dinosaur haversian bone and endothermy: Evolution, v. 31, p. 449-450.

Burghardt, G. M., 1977, Of Iguanas and Dinosaurs: Social Behavior and Communications in Neonate Reptiles: American Zoologist, v. 17, p. 177-190.

Burghardt. G. M., Greene, H. W., and Rand, A. S., 1977, Does "Blastocyst Estrogen" Initiate Implantation?: Science, v. 195, p. 687-690.

Gould, S. J., 1977, The Telltale Wishbone: Natural History, v. 86, n. 9, p. 26-31.

Kuhn-Schnyder, E., 1977, Palaozoologie zwischen gestern und heute: Neujahrsblatt herausgegeben von der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zurich, Jahrgang 132, heft 2, p. 159-195.

Rozhdestvensky, A. K., 1977, The Study of Cretaceous Dinosaurs in Asia: Journal of the Palaeontological society of India, v. 20, p. 102-119.

Stokes, W. L., and Madsen, J. H. jr., 1977, Utah-the Dinosaur State: Encyclea, n. 54, part 2, p. 75-78.

Taquet, P., 1977, Dinosaurs of Niger: Nigerina Field, v. 42, n. 1, p. 1-8.

Thulborn, R. A., 1977, Relationships of the Lower Jurassic Dinosaur Scelidosaurus harrisonii: Journal of Paleontology, v. 51, n. 4, p. 725-739.


Aves (Mesozoic)

Bonaparte, J. F., Salfity, J. A., Bossi, G., and Powell,, J. E., 1977, Hallazgo de Dinosaurios y Aves Cretacicas en la Formacion Lecho de el Brete (Salta), Proximo al limite con Tucuman: Acta Geologica Lillonana, v. 14, p. 5-17.

Cracraft, J., 1977, John Ostrom's studies of Archaeopteryx and the origin of birds, and the evolution of avian flight: Wilson Bulletin, v. 89, n. 3, p. 488-492.

Ellenberger, P., 1977, Quelques precisions sur l'anatomie et la place systematique tres speciale de Cosesaurus aviceps. (Ladinien superieur de Montral, Catalogne): Cuadernos Geologia Iberica, v. 4, p. 169-188.

Elzanowski, A., 1977, Skulls of Gobipteryx (AVES) from the Upper Cretaceous of Mongolia: Palaeontologia Polonica, n. 37, p. 153-165.

Hopson, J. A., 1977, Brain size and behavior in archosaurian reptiles: Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics, v. 8, p. 429-448.

Kuhn, O., 1977, Die Tierwelt des Solnhofener Schiefers: Die Neue Brehm-Bucherei, 140pp.

Martin, L. D., and Bonner, O., 1977, An immature specimen Baptornis advenus from the Cretaceous of Kansas: Auk, v. 94, p. 787-789.

Martin, L. D., and Stewart, J. D., 1977, Teeth in Ichthyornis (Class: Aves): Science, v. 195, p. 1331-1332.

Melville, R. V., 1977, Conservation of Archaeopteryx lithographica von MEYER 1861 (AVES): Bulletin of the Zoological Nomenclature, v. 33, parts 3-4, p. 165-166.

Van Valen, L., and Sloan, R. E., 1977, Ecology and the Extinction of the Dinosaurs: Evolutinoary Theory, v. 2, p. 37-64.


Synapsids

Pelycosaurs

Species: Nova (2)

Dimetrodon occidentalis BERMAN, 1977
Haptodus garnettensis CURRIE, 1977

Berman, D. S., 1977, A new species of Dimetrodon (Reptilia, Pelycosauria) from a non deltaic facies in the Early Permian of North-Central New Mexico: Journal of Paleontology, v. 51, n. 1, p.108-115. (Dimetrodon occidentalis)

Currie, P. J., 1977, A new Haptodontine Sphenacodont (Reptilia: Pelycosauria) from the Late Pennsylvanian of North America: Journal of Paleontology, v. 51, n. 5, p. 927-942. (Haptodus garnettensis)

Lumsden, A. G. S., and Osborn, J. W., 1977, The evolution of chewing: a dentist’s view of paleontology: Journal of Dentistry, v. 5, n. 4, p. 269-287.

Theriodontia

Genus: Nova (5)

Bolotriodon COAD, 1977
Niuksenitia TATARINOV, 1977a
Pedaeosaurus COLBERT & KITCHING, 1977
Rhigosaurus COLBERT & KITCHING, 1977
Silphedosuchus TATARINOV, 1977b

Species: Nova (4)

Niuksenitia sukhonensis TATARINOV, 1977a
Pedaeosaurus parvus COLBERT & KITCHING, 1977
Rhigosaurus glacialis COLBERT & KITCHING, 1977
Silphedosuchus orenburgensis TATARINOV, 1977b

Synonym: Nova (1)

Bolotriodon frerensis (SEELEY, 1894) COAD, 1977
= Tribolodon frerensis SEELEY, 1894

Ager, D. V., 1977, On Hairy Reptiles, p. 127-128.

Coad, B. W., 1977, On the nomenclature of the genus name Tribolodon (Osteichthyes and Reptilia): Journal of Paleontology, v. 51, n. 5, p. 1046. (Bolotriodon frerensis = Tribolodon frerensis)

Colbert, E. H., 1977, Cynodont reptiles from the Triassic of Antarctica: Antarctic Journal of the United States, v. 12, n. 4, p. 119-120.

Colbert, E. H., and Kitching, J. W., 1977, Triassic Cynodont Reptiles from Antarctica: American Museum Novitates, n. 2611, p.1-30. (Pedaeosaurus parvus, Rhigosaurus glacialis)

Ensom, P. C., 1977, A therapsid tooth from the Forest Marbel (Middle Jurassic) of Dorset: Proceedings of the Geological Association, v. 88, n. 4, p. 201-205.

Grine, F. E., 1977, Postcanine tooth function and jaw movement in the Gomphodont Cynodont Diademodon (Reptilia: Therapsida): Palaeontologica africana, v. 20, p. 123-135.

Kitching, J. W., 1977, The Distribution of the Karroo Vertebrate Fauna: Bernard Price Institute for Palaeontological Research, Memoir n. 1, p. 1-131.

Kuhn-Schnyder, E., 1977, Palaozoologie zwischen gestern und heute: Neujahrsblatt herausgegeben von der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zurich, Jahrgang 132, heft 2, p. 159-195.

Lumsden, A. G. S., and Osborn, J. W., 1977, The evolution of chewing: a dentist’s view of paleontology: Journal of Dentistry, v. 5, n. 4, p. 269-287.

Tatarniov, L. P., 1977a, A new Gorgonops from the Upper Cretaceous Deposits of Vologda Province: Paleontological Journal, v. 11, n. 2, p. 227-232. (Niuksenitia sukhonensis)

Tatarniov, L. P., 1977b, A new theriodont from the Early Triassic of Orenburg Province: Paleontological Journal, v. 11, n. 4, p. 474-479. (Silphedosuchus orenburgensis)

Deinocephalia

Barghusen, H. R., 1977, Fighting adaptations in Therapsid Reptiles: North American Paleontological Convention II, Abstracts of Papers. Journal of Paleontology, v. 51, supplement to n. 2, p. 2.

Kitching, J. W., 1977, The Distribution of the Karroo Vertebrate Fauna: Bernard Price Institute for Palaeontological Research, Memoir n. 1, p. 1-131.

Kuhn-Schnyder, E., 1977, Palaozoologie zwischen gestern und heute: Neujahrsblatt herausgegeben von der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zurich, Jahrgang 132, heft 2, p. 159-195.


Mammals (Mesozoic)

Genus: Nova (1)

Pseudobolodon HAHN, 1977

Species: Nova (3)

Henkelodon naias HAHN, 1977
Kuehneodon dryas HAHN, 1977
Pseudobolodon oreas HAHN, 1977

Ager, D. V., 1977, On Hairy Reptiles.

Archibald, J. D., 1977, The Beginnings of the age of Mammals: North American Paleontological Convention II, Abstracts of Papers. Journal of Paleontology, v. 51, supplement to number 2, p. a1.

Butler, P. M., 1977, Evolutionary radiation of the Cheek teeth of Cretaceous Placentals: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 22, n. 3,

Corchet, J.-Y., 1977, Les Didelphidae (Marsupicarnivora, Marsupiala) holarctiques tertiaries: C Compte rendu hebdomadaire des seances de l’Academie des Sciences Paris, tomo 284, p. 357-360.

Fox, R. C., 1977, Notes on the dentition and relationships of the Late Cretaceous insectivore Gypsonictiops Simpson: Canadian Journal of Earth Science, v. 14, p. 1823-1831.

Gradzinski, R., Kielan-Jaworowska, Z., and Maryanska, T., 1977, Late Cretaceous Djadokhta, Barun Goyot and Nemegt Formations of Mongolia, including remarks on previous subdivisions: Acta Geologica Polonica, v. 27, n. 3, p. 281-318.

Hahn, G., 1977, Des Coronoid der Paulchoffatiidae (Multituberculata; Ober-Jura): Palaontologische Zeitschrift, v. 51, n. ¾, p. 246-253.

Hahn, G., 1977, Neue Schadel-Reste von Multituberculaten (Mamm.) aus dem Malm Portugals: Geologica et Paleontologica, v. 11, p. 161-186. (Henkelodon naias, Kuehneodon dryas, Pseudobolodon oreas)

Kielan-Jaworowska, Z., 1977, Evolution of the Therian Mammals in the Late Cretaceous of Asia. Part II. postcranial skeleton in Kennalestes and Asioryctes: Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 37, p. 65-83.

Lavocat, R., 1977, Sur l’origine des faunes sud-americaines de Mammiferes du Mesozoique terminal et du Cenzoique ancien: Compte rendu hebdomadaire des seances de l’Academie des Sciences Paris, tomo 285, p. 1423-1426.

Lumsden, A. G. S., and Osborn J. W., 1977, The evolution of chewing: a dentist’s view of paleontology: Journal of Dentistry, v. 5, n. 4, p. 269-287.

Novacek, M. J., and Clemens, W. A., 1977, Aspects of interageneric variation and evolution of Mesodma (Multituberculata, Mammalia): Journal of Paleontology, v. 51, n. 4, p. 701-717.

Yadagiri, P., and Prasad, K. N., 1977, On the discovery of a new Pholidophorus fishes from the Kota Formation, Adilabad district, Andhra Pradesh: Journal of the Gological Society of India, v. 18, n. 8, p. 436-488.


Eggs

Krampitz, G. , Wiese, K., and Potz, A., 1977, Calciumbindign peptide in dinosaur egg shells: Naturwissenschaften, v. 64, n. 1, p. 583.


Ichnology

Ichnogenus: Nova (3)

Furcapes DEMATHIEU, 1977
Longipes DEMATHIEU, 1977
Paraophidichnium DEMATHIEU, 1977

Ichnospecies: Nova (6)

Furcapes nanus DEMATHIEU, 1977
Longipes planus DEMATHIEU, 1977
Paraophidichnium triassicum DEMATHIEU, 1977
Phalangichnus perwangeri CONTI, LEONARDI, MARIOTTI, & NICOSIA, 1977
Pseudobradypus teste CONTI, LEONARDI, MARIOTTI NICOSIA, 1977
Rhynchosauroides pallinii CONTI, LEONARDI, MARIOTTI, & NICOSIA, 1977

Bronner, G., and Deamathieu, G., 1977, Premieres traces de Reptiles archosauriens dans le Trias autochtone des Aiguilles Rouges (Col des Corbeaux-Vieil Emosson, Valais, Suise). Consequences paleogeographiques et chronstratigraphiques: Compte rendu hebdomadaire des seances de l’Academie des Sciences Paris, tomo 285, p. 649-652.

Get Phalangichnus perwangeri, Pseudobradypus teste, Rhynchosauroides pallinii CONTI, LEONARDI, MARIOTTI, & NICOSIA, 1977

Demathieu, G. R., 1977, Des microvertebres dans les Trias moyen et du Macornias reveles par leur empreintes: signification paleoecologique: Geobios, v. 103, p. 351-367. (Furcapes nanus, Longipes planus, Paraophidichnium triassicum)

Garica-Ramos, J. C., and Valenzuela, M., 1977, Huellas de pisada de vertebrados (Dinosaurios y otros), en el Jurasico Superior de Asturias: Estudios Geologia, v. 33, p. 207-214.

Garcia-Ramos, J. C., and Valenzuela, M., 1977, Hallazgos de huellas de pisada de vertebrados en el Jurasico de la costa Asturiana entre gijon y Ribadesella: Breviora Geologica Asturica, Ano 21, n. 2, p. 17-21.

Leonardi, G., 1977, Two new ichnofaunas (Vertebrates and Invertebrates) in the eolian Cretaceous Sandstones of the Caiua Formation in northwest Parana: Sociedade Brasileira de Geologia, Nucleo de Sao Paulo, Separata, Atas do I Simposio de Geologia Regional, p. 112-126.

Olsen, P. E., and Galton, P. M., 1977, Triassic-Jurassic Tetrapod Extinctions: Are They Real?: Science, v. 197, p. 983-986.

Taquet, P., 1977, Dinosaurs of Niger: Nigerina Field, v. 42, n. 1, p. 1-8.

Weems, R. E., and Bachman, J. M., 1977, Cretaceous anuran and dinosaur footprints from the Patuxent Formation of Virgina: Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, v. 110, n. 1, p. 1-17.


Palaeopathologies

Tucker, M. E., and Burchette, T. P., 1977, Triassic Dinosaur footprints from South Wales: Their context and preservation: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 22, p. 195-208.


Gastroliths


Stomach contents


Coprolites


Histology


Soft tissue


Bonebed


Taphonomy


DNA (and Blood)


(suppose) Tertiary Dinosaurs

Van Valen, L., and Sloan, R. E., 1977, Ecology and the Extinction of the Dinosaurs: Evolutionary Theory, v. 2, p. 37-64.


Extinction

Beland, P., Roy, J-P., Russell, D., 1977, Chains of events leading to mass extinctions: two synopses.: Syllogeus, n. 12, p. 155-158.

Beland, P., 1977, Models for the collapse of terrestrial communities of large vertebrates: Syllogeus, n. 20, p. 25-37.

Burghardt, G. M ., Greene, H. W., and Rand, A. S., 1977, Does "Blastocyst Estrogen" Initiate Implantation?: Science, v. 195, p. 687-689.

Butler, R. F., Lindsay, E. H., Jacobs, L. L., and Johnson, N. M., 1977, Magnetostratigraphy of the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary in the San Juan Basin, New Mexico: Nature, v. 267, p. 318-323.

Clark, D. H., HcCrea, W. H., and Stepenson, F. R., 1977, Frequency of nearby supernovae and climatic and biological catastrophes: Nature, v. 265, p. 318-319.

Freeman, E. F., 1977, Triassic extinction or Jurassic vacuum?: Nature, v. 266, p. 305.

Milner, A., 1977, Triassic extinction on Jurassic vacuum?: Nature, v. 265, p. 402.

Olsen, P. E., and Galton, P. M., 1977, Triassic-Jurassic Tetrapod Extinctions: Are They Real?: Science, v. 197, p. 983-986.

Van Valen, L., and Sloan, R. E., 1977, Ecology and the Extinction of the Dinosaurs: Evolutionary Theory, v. 2, p. 37-64.

Van Valen, L., and Sloan, R. E., 1977, Contemporaneity of late Cretaceous extinctions: Nature, v. 270, p. 193.

Whyte, M. A., 1977, Turning points in Phanerozoic history: Nature, v. 267, p. 679-682.


Integuments

Feathers

Ager, D. V., 1977, On Hairy Reptiles.

Skin

Maryanaska, T., 1977, Ankylosauridae (Dinosauria) from Mongolia: Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 37, p. 85-151.

Panchen, A. L., 1977, On Anthracosaurus russelli Huxley (Amphibia: Laybrinthodontia) and the Family Anthracosauridae: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, series B, v. 279, p. 447-512.


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