2002 articles

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

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; Dinosauromorpha, 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,Cannibalism, Regurgitalite, Fire (Mesozoic, Paleozoic), Beetle Borrings, Toothmarks, Histology, Soft tissue, Bonebed, Taphonomy, Burrows, DNA (and Blood), (suppose) Tertiary Dinosaurs, Venomous, Extinction

Integuments; Feathers, Skin, Hair

Interesting articles


Agnatha

Genus: Nova (7)

Achanarella NEWMAN, 2002
Lopadaspis WANG, WANG, WANG & ZHANG, 2002
Microphymaspis WANG, WANG, ZHANG, WANG & ZHU, 2002
Nanjiangaspis WANG, WANG, ZHANG, WANG & ZHU, 2002
Platycaraspis WANG, WANG, ZHANG, WANG & ZHU, 2002
Wenshanaspis ZHAO, ZHU & JIA, 2002
Vilkitskilepis MARSS, 2002

Species: Nova (6)

Achanarella trewini NEWMAN, 2002
Microphymaspis pani WANG, WANG, ZHANG, WANG & ZHU, 2002
Nanjiangaspis kalpinensis WANG, WANG, ZHANG, WANG & ZHU, 2002
Platycaraspis tianshanensis WANG, WANG, ZHANG, WANG & ZHU, 2002
Wenshanaspis zhichangensis ZHAO, ZHU & JIA, 2002
Vilkitskilepis valentinae MARSS, 2002

Synonym: Nova (1)

Lopadaspis pinglensis (WANG, WANG, WANG & ZHANG, 2001) WANG, WANG, WANG & ZHANG, 2002
= Discaspis pinglensis WANG, WANG, WANG & ZHANG, 2001

Blieck, A. R. M., Karatajute-Talimaa, V., and Mark-Kurik, E., 2002, Upper Silurian and Devonian heterostrachan pteraspidomorphs (Vertebrata) from Severnaya Zemlya (Russia): a preliminary report with biogeographical and bisotratigraphical implications: Geodiversitas, v. 24, n. 4, p. 805-820. Link to pdf

Blom, H., Marss, T., and Miller, C. G., 2002 (for 2001), Silurian and earliest Devonian birkeniid anaspids from the Northern Hemisphere: Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Earth Sciences, v. 92, p. 263-323.

Gudo, M., and Grasshoff, M., 2002, The origin and early evolution of chordates: the ‘hydroskelett’theorie’ and new insights towards a meteameric ancestor: In: Concepts of functional, engineering and constructional morphology, edited by Gudo, M., Gutmann, M., and Scholz, J., Senckenbergiana Lethaea, v. 82, n. 1, p. 325-346.

Hou, X.-G., Aldridge, R. J., Siveter, D. J., Siveter, D. J., and Feng, X-H., 2002, New evidence on the anatomy and phylogeney of the earliest vertebrates: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B., v. 269, p. 1865-1860.

Janvier, P., and Arsenault, M., 2002, Calcification of early vertebrate cartilage: Nature, 417, p. 609.

Johanson, Z., 2002, Vascularization of the osteostacan and antiarch (Placodermi) pectoral fin: similarities, and implications for placoderm relationships: Lethaia, v. 35, p. 169-186.

Lu, L.-W., 2002, The age and correlation of some Devonian fish-bearing beds of East Yunnan, China: Vertebrata PalAsiatica, v. 40, n. 1, p. 52-69.

Märss, T., 2002, Silurian and Lower Devonian anaspids (Agnatha) from Severnaya Zemlya (Russia): Geodiversitas, v. 24, n. 1, p. 123-137. (Vilkitskilepis valentinae)

Newman, M. J., 2002, A new naked jawless vertebrate from the Middle Devonian of Scotland: Palaeontology, v. 45, part 5, p. 933-941. (Achanarella trewini)

Novitskaya, L. I., 2002, On the features of contemporary phylogenetic research (using the problem of the origin of gnathostomes as an example): Paleontologial Journal, v. 36, n. 6, p. 569-580.

Pernegre, V. N., (2002) 2003, The genus Doryaspis White (Heterostraci) from the Lower Devonian of Vestspitsbergen, Svalbard: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 4, p. 735-746.

Purnell, M. A., 2002, Feeding in extinct jawless heterostracan fishes and testing scenarios of early vertebrate evolution: Proceedings of the Royal Society, series B, n. 269, p. 83-88.

Reif, W.-E., 2002, Evolution of the dermal skeleton of vertebrates: concepts and methods: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, v. 223, n. 1, p. 53-8.

Wang, J.-Q., Wang, N.-Z., Zhang, G.-R., Wang, S.-T., and Zhu, M., 2002, Agnathans from Llandovery (Silurian) of Kalpin, Xinjiang, China: Vertebratea PalAsiatica, v. 40, n. 4, p. 245-256. (Microphymaspis pani, Nanjiangaspis kalpinensis, Platycaraspis tianshanensis)

Wang, S-T., Wang, J.-Q., Wang, N.-Z., and Zhang, Z.-X., 2002, Lopadaspis, new name for Discaspis Wang et al, 2001: Vertebrata PalAsiatica, v. 40, n. 3, p. 176. (Lopadaspis pinglensis = Discaspis pinglensis)

Zhao, W.-J., Zhu, M., and Jia, L.-T., 2002, New discovery of galeaspids from Early Devonian of Wenshan, Southeastern Yunnan, China: Vertebrata PalAsiatica, v. 40, n. 2, p. 97-113. (Wenshanaspis zhichangensis)


Thelodonti

Genus: Nova (2)

Larolepis SANSOM & ELLIOTT, (2002) 2003
Valiukia KARATAJUTE-TALIMAA & MARSS, 2002

Species : Nova (18)

Apalolepis angelica BLOM & GOUJET, 2002
Larolepis darbyi SANSOM & ELLIOTT, (2002) 2003
Loganellia matura MARSS & KARATAJUTE-TALIMAA, 2002
Nikolivia aligera KARATAJUTE-TALIMAA, 2002
Nikolivia depressa BLOM & GOUJET, 2002
Paralogania consimilis MARSS & KARATAJUTE-TALIMAA, 2002
Paralogania kachanovi KARATAJUTE-TALIMAA & MARSS, 2002
Paralogania klubovi MARSS & KARATAJUTE-TALIMAA, 2002
Paralogania menneri KARATJUTE-TALIMAA & MARSS, 2002
Paralogania wilsoni KARATAJUTE-TALIMAA & MARSS, 2002
Shielia multispinata MARSS & KARATAJUTE-TALIMAA, 2002
Stroinolepis maenniki MARSS & KARATAJUTE-TALIMAA, 2002
Thelodus calvus MARSS & KARATAJUTE-TALIMAA, 2002
Thelodus matukhini KARATAJUTE-TALIMAA & MARSS, 2002
Thelodus visvaldi KARATAJUTE-TALIMAA & MARSS, 2002
Turinia barentsia BLOM & GOUJET, 2002
Turinia composita KARATAJUTE-TALIMAA, 2002
Valiukia flabellate KARATAJUTE-TALIMAA & MARSS, 2002

Blom, H., and Goujet, D., 2002, Thelodont scales from the Lower Devonian Red Bay Group, Spitsbergen: Palaeontology, v. 45, part 4, p. 795-820. (Apalolepis angelica, Nikolivia depressa, Turinia barentsia)

Karatajute-Talimaa, V. N., 2002, Lower Devonian (Lochkovian) thelodonts from October Revolution Island (Severnaya Zemlya Archipelago, Russia): Geodiversitas, v. 24,n. 4, p. 791-804. (Nikolivia aligera, Turinia composita)

Karatajute-Talimaa, V., and Marss, T., 2002, Upper Silurian thelodonts from Severnaya Zemlya Archipelago (Russia): Geodiversitas, v. 24, n. 2, p. 405-443. (Paralogania kachanovi, Paralogania menneri, Paralogania wilsoni, Thelodus matukhini, Thelodus visvaldi, Valiukia flabellate)

Macadie, I., 2002, Thelodont fish and conodonts from the Early Devonian of Reefton, New Zealand: Alcheringa, v. 26, p. 423-433.

Märss, T., and Karatajute-Talimaa, V., 2002, Ordovician and Lower Silurian thelodonts from Severnaya Zemlya Archipelago (Russia): Geodiversitas, v. 24, n. 2, p. 381-404. (Loganellia matura, Paralogania consimilis, Paralogania klubovi, Shielia multispinata, Stroinolepis maenniki, Thelodus calvus)

Sansom, I. J., and Ellijott, D. K., (2002) 2003, A thelodont from the Ordovician of Canada: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 4, p. 867-870. (Larolepis darbyi)


Placoderm

Brett, C. E., and Walker, S. E., 2002, Predators and predation in Paleozoic marine environments: Paleontological Society Papers, v. 8, p. 93-118. Link to pdf

Johanson, Z., 2002, Vascularization of the osteostacan and antiarch (Placodermi) pectoral fin: similarities, and implications for placoderm relationships: Lethaia, v. 35, p. 169-186.

Lu, L.-W., 2002, The age and correlation of some Devonian fish-bearing beds of East Yunnan, China: Vertebrata PalAsiatica, v. 40, n. 1, p. 52-69.

Maisey, J. C., Borrghi, L., and de Carvalho, M. G. P., 2002, Lower Devonian fish remains from the Falkland Islands: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 3, p. 708-711.

Mark-Kurik, E., and Carls, P., 2002, A long-snouted Late Eifelian Arthrodire from Aragon (Spain): Revista Espanola de Paleontologia, v. 17, n. 1, p. 117-135.

Novitskaya, L. I., 2002, On the features of contemporary phylogenetic research (using the problem of the origin of gnathostomes as an example): Paleontologial Journal, v. 36, n. 6, p. 569-580.

Reif, W.-E., 2002, Evolution of the dermal skeleton of vertebrates: concepts and methods: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, v. 223, n. 1, p. 53-8.

Wang, J.Q., and Wang, S.-T., 2002, The discovery of Early Devonian placoderms from Baoqing and Mishan counties of Heilongjiang Province: Vertebrata PalAsiatica, v. 40, n. 2, p. 161-164.


Acanthodians

Genus: Nova

Lenacanthus KARATAJUT-TALIMAA & SMITH, 2003 (For 2002)
Melanoacanthus CUMBAA & SCHULTZE, 2002
Paucicanthus HANKE, 2002
Tchunacanthus KARATAJUT-TALIMAA & SMITH, 2003 (For 2002)

Species: Nova

Gomphonchus fromensis BURROW, 2002
Lenacanthus priscus KARATAJUT-TALIMAA & SMITH, 2003 (For 2002)
Melanoacanthus minutus CUMBAA & SCHULTZE, 2002
Paucicanthus vanelsti HANKE, 2002
Tchunacanthus obruchevi KARATAJUT-TALIMAA & SMITH, 2003 (For 2002)

Get Gomphonchus fromensis BURROW, 2002

Cumba, S. L., and Schultz, H.-P., 2002, An Early Devonian (Emsian) acanthodian from the Bear Rock Formation, Anderson River, Northwest Territories, Canada: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 39, p. 1457-1465. (Melanoacanthus minutus)

Hanke, G. F., 2002, Paucicanthus vanelsti gen. et sp. nov., an Early Devonian Lochkovian) acanthodian that lacks paired fin-spines: Canadian Journal of Earth Science, v. 39, p. 1071-1083. (Paucicanthus vanelsti)

Karatajute-Talimaa, V., and Smith, M. M., 2003 (for 2002), Early acanthodians from the Lower Silurian of Asia: Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences, v. 93, p. 277-299. (Lenacanthus priscus, Tchunacanthus obruchevi)

Lindley, L. D., 2002, Lower Devonian ischnacanthid fish (Gnathostomata: Acanthodii) from the Taemas Limestone, Lake Burrinjuck, New South Wales: Alcheringa, v. 25, p. 269-291.

Lindley, I. D., 2002, Acanthodian, onychodontid and osteolepidid fish from the middle-upper Taemas Limestone (Early Devonian), Lake Burrinjuck, New South Wales: Alcheringa, v. 26, p. 103-126.

Lu, L.-W., 2002, The age and correlation of some Devonian fish-bearing beds of East Yunnan, China: Vertebrata PalAsiatica, v. 40, n. 1, p. 52-69.

Maisey, J. C., Borrghi, L., and de Carvalho, M. G. P., 2002, Lower Devonian fish remains from the Falkland Islands: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 3, p. 708-711.

Novitskaya, L. I., 2002, On the features of contemporary phylogenetic research (using the problem of the origin of gnathostomes as an example): Paleontologial Journal, v. 36, n. 6, p. 569-580.


Chondrichthyes

Genus: Nova (8)

Angolaia TELLES ANTUNES, 2002
Diplolissodus HECKERT, 2002 (nomen nudum)
Engaibatis ARRATIA, KRIWET & HEINRICH, 2002
Heslerodus GINTER, 2002
Knerialepis HANKE & KARATAJUTE-TALIMAA, 2002
Parvodus REES & UNDERWOOD, 2002
Retuculodus MURRY & KIRBY, 2002
Vectiselachos REES & UNDERWOOD, 2002

Species: Nova (18)

Angolaia benguelaensis TELLES ANTUNES, 2002
Belemnobatis variabilis UNDERWOOD & REES, 2002
Cantioscyllium hashimiaensis MUSTAFA, CASE & ZALMOUT, 2002
Chlamydoselachus goliath TELLES ANTUNES, 2002
Chlamydoselachus gracilis TELLES ANTUNES, 2002
Ctenopristis jordanicus MUSTAFA, CASE & ZALMOUT, 2002
Diplolissodus murryi HECKERT, 2002 (nomen nudum)
Cretascymnus quimbalaensis TELLES ANTUNES, 2002
Echinorhinus lapaoi TELLES ANTUNES, 2002
Engaibatis schultzei ARRATIA, KRIWET & HEINRICH, 2002
Lonchidion inflexum UNDERWOOD & REES, 2002
Protospinax planus UNDERWOOD, 2002
Pseudohypolophus elongates MUSTAFA, CASE & ZALMOUT, 2002
Retuculodus synergus MURRY & KIRBY, 2002
Sclerorhynchus karakensis MUSTAFA, CASE & ZALMOUT, 2002
Synechodus plicatus UNDERWOOD, 2002
Stethacanthus resistens GINTER, 2002
Squatina frequens UNDERWOOD, 2002

Synonym: Nova (10)

Anodontacanthus triangularis (DAVIS, 1880) HAMPE, 2003 (for 2002)
= Compsacanthus triangulairs DAVIS, 1880
= Pleuracanthus (Compsacanthus) triangulairs (DAVIS, 1880) DAVIS, 1892
Diplodoselache parvulus (TRAQUAIR, 1881) HAMPE, 2003 (for 2002)
= Diplodus parvulus TRAQUAIR, 1881
Heslerodus divergens (TRAUTSCHOLD, 1879) GINTER, 2002
= Cladodus divergens TRAUTSCHOLD, 1879
= Phoebodus heslerorum WILLIAMS, 1985
Knerialepis mashkovae (KARATAJUTE-TALIMAA, 1997) HANKE & KARATAJUTE-TALIMAA, 2002
= Kneria mashkovae KARATAJUTE-TALIMAA, 1997
Lonchidion griffisi (CASE, 1987) CASE, REES & UNDERWOOD, 2002
= Lissodus griffisi CASE, 1987
Orthacanthus gibbosus (BINNERY, 1840) HAMPE, 2003 (for 2002)
= Diplodus gibbosus BINNEY, 1840
= Xencanthus (Diplodus) gibbosus STEWARD, 1994
= Ochlodus crassus OWEN, 1867
= Pleuracanthus cylidricus DAVIS, 1880
= Pleuracanthus wardi DAVIS, 1880
= Lophacanthus taylori STOCK, 1880
= Pleurcanthus (Lophacanthus) taylori (STOCK, 1880) DAVIS, 1892
= Xeanacanthus tyalori (STOCK, 1880) NEWMAN, McLEAN & HUDSON, 1996.
Orthacanthus gracilis (GIEBEL, 1848) HAMPE, 2003 (for 2002)
= ‘Chilodus’ gracilis GIEGEL, 1848
Parvodus rugianus (ANSORGE, 1990) REES & UNDERWOOD, 2002
= Lissodus rugianus ANSORGE, 1990
Triodus pulchellus (DAVIS, 1880) HAMPE, 2003 (for 2002)
= Pleuracanthus pulchellus DAVIS, 1880
Vectiselachos ornatus (WOODWARD, 1889) REES & UNDERWOOD, 2002
= Acrodus ornatus WOODWARD, 1889
= Hylaeobatis ornatus (WOODWARD, 1889) PATTERSON, 1966
= cf. Hylaeobatis ornata MURRY & JACOBS, 1990
= Lissodus ornatus (WOODWARD, 1889) BATCHELOR & WARD, 1990

Aberhan, M,. Bussert, R., Heinrich, W.-D., Schrank, E., Schultka, S., Sames, B., Kriwet, J., and Kapilima, S., 2002, Palaeoecology and depositional environments of the Tendaguru Beds (Late Jurassic to Early Cretaceous, Tanzania): Mitt. Mus. Nat.kd. Berl., Geowiss. Reihe, v. 5, p. 19-44.

Arratia, G., Kriwet, J., and Heinrich, W.-D., 2002, Selachians and actinpterygians from the Upper Jurassic of Tendaguru, Tanzania: Mitt. Mus. Nat.kd. Berl., Geowiss Reihe,v. 5, p. 107-130. (Engaibatis schultzei)

Bandyopadhyay, S., RoyChowdhury, T. K., and Sengupta, D. P., 2002, Taphonomy of some Gondwana vertebrate assemblages of India: Sedimentary Geology, v. 147, p. 219-245.

Blanco Pinon, A., Frey, E., Stinnesbeck, W., and Olivia, J G. L., 2002, Late Cretaceous (Turonian) fish assemblage from Vallecillo, Northeastern Mexico: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatschefte, v. 225, n. 1, p. 39-54.

Brett, C. E., and Walker, S. E., 2002, Predators and predation in Paleozoic marine environments: Paleontological Society Papers, v. 8, p. 93-118. Link to pdf

Brito, P. M., and Javier, P., 2002, A ptychodontid (Chondrichthyes, Elasmobranchii) from the Upper Cretaceous of South America: Geodiversitas, v. 24, n. 4, p. 785-790.

Buffetaut, E., and Ouaja, M., 2002, A new specimen of Spinosaurus (Dinosauria, Theropoda) from the Lower Cretaceous of Tunisia, with remarks on the evolutionary history of the spinosauriae: Bulletin de la societie geologiques de France, tomo 173, n. 5, p. 415-421.

Get Lonchidion griffisi = Lissodus griffisi CASE, REES & UNDERWOOD, 2002

Chhabra, N. L., and Mishra, V. P., 2002, Middle Triassic fish teeth from the Kalapani Limestonee of Malla Johar, Chamoli District (Uttaranchal): Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India, v. 47, p. 151-155.

Donoghu, P. C. J., 2002, Evolution of development of the vertebrate dermal and oral skeletons: unraveling concepts, regulatory theories, and homologies: Paleobiology, v. 28, n. 4, p. 474-507.

Gallagher, W. B., 2002, Faunal changes across the Cretaceous-Tertiary (K-T) boundary in the Atlantic coastal plain of New Jersey: restructuring the marine community after the K-T mass-extinction event: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 291-301.

Giles Miller, C., Richter, M., and Do Carmo, D. A., 2002, Fish and ostracod remains from the Santos Basin (Cretaceous to Recent), Brazil: Geological Journal, v. 37, p. 297-316.

Ginter, M., 2002, Chondrichthyan fauna of the Frasnian-Famennian boundary beds in Poland: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 47, n. 2, p. 329-338. (Heslerodus divergens = Cladodus divergens, = Phoebodus heslerorum, Stethacanthus resistens) Link for pdf

Ginter, M., 2002, Taxonomic notes on “Phoebodus heslerorum” and Symmorium reniforme (Chondrichthyes, Elasmobranchii): Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 47, n. 3, p. 547-555.

Ginter, M., Hairapetian, V., and Klug, C., 2002, Famennian chondrichthyans from the shelves of North Gondwana: Acta Geologica Polonica, v. 52, p. 169-215. Link to PDF

Gudo, M., and Grasshoff, M., 2002, The origin and early evolution of chordates: the ‘hydroskelett’theorie’ and new insights towards a meteameric ancestor: In: Concepts of functional, engineering and constructional morphology, edited by Gudo, M., Gutmann, M., and Scholz, J., Senckenbergiana Lethaea, v. 82, n. 1, p. 325-346.

Hagadorn, J. W., 2002, Bear Gulch: an exceptional Upper Carboniferous plattenkalk: In: Exceptional Fossil Preservation, a unique view of the evolution of marine life, edited by Bottjer, D. J., Etter, W., Hagadorn, J. W., and Tang, C. M., Columbia University Press, p. 167-183.

Hamm, S. A., and Shimada, K., 2002, Associated tooth set of the Late Cretaceous lamniform shark, Scapanorhynchus raphiodon (Mitsukurinidae), from the Niobrara Chalk of Western Kansas: Transcations of the Kansas Academy of Science, v. 105, n. 1-2, p. 18-26.

Get Anodontacanthus triangularis = Compsacanthus triangulairs, = Pleuracanthus (Compsacanthus) triangulairs, Diplodoselache parvulus = Diplodus parvulus, Orthacanthus gibbosus = Diplodus gibbosus, = Xencanthus (Diplodus) gibbosus, = Ochlodus crassus, = Pleuracanthus cylidricus, = Pleuracanthus wardi, = Lophacanthus taylori, = Pleurcanthus (Lophacanthus) taylori, = Xeanacanthus tyalori, Orthacanthus gracilis = ‘Chilodus’ gracilis, Triodus pulchellus = Pleuracanthus pulchellus HAMPE, 2003 (for 2002)

Hanke, G., and Karatajute-Talimaa, V., 2002, Knerialepis, a new generic name to replace Kneria KARATAUTE-TALIMAA 1997: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 3, p. 703. (Knerialepis mashkovae = Kneria mashkovae)

Get Diplolissodus murryi HECKERT, 2002 (nomen nudum)

Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, The microfauna of the Upper Triassic Ojo Huelos Member, San Pedro Arroyo Formation, central New Mexico: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 77- 85.

Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, Lower Chinle Group (Upper Triassic: Carnian) stratigraphy in the Zuni Mountains, west-central New Mexico: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 51-72.

Hernandez, B. S., 2002, Asociacion faunistica de vertebrados Mesozoicos de la Localidad de Galve (Teruel): Estudios Geol, v. 58, p. 189-193.

Hoganson, J. W., and Murphy, E. C., 2002, Marine Breine Member (Maastrichtian) of the Hell Creek Formation in North Dakota: stratigraphy, vertebrate fossil record, and age: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 247-269.

Holroyd, P. A., and Hutchison, J. H., 2002, Patterns of geographic variation in latest Cretaceous vertebrates: evidence from turtle componenet: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 177-190.

Johnson, S. C., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, Histological study of the ray Pseudohypolophus mcnultyi (Thurmond) from the Late Cretaceous (Coniacian-Santonian) of central New Mexico: New Mexico Geology, v. 24,n. 3, p. 88-91.

Kirkland, J. I., and Aguillon-Martinex, M. C., 2002, Schizorhiza: a unique sawfish paradigm from the Difunta Group, Coahuila, Mexico: Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geologicas, v. 19, n. 1, p. 16-24.

Lochhaas, D., 2002, A simple idea yields new areas to fossil hunt: Fossil News, Journal of Avocational Paleontology, v. 8, n. 5, p. 4-10.

Maisey, J. C., Borrghi, L., and de Carvalho, M. G. P., 2002, Lower Devonian fish remains from the Falkland Islands: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 3, p. 708-711.

May, W. J., and Hall, J. D., 2002, Geology and vertebrate fauna of a new site in the Wellington Formation (Lower Permian) of Northern Oklahoma: Oklahoma Geology Notes, v. 62, n. 2, p. 63-66.

Murry, P. A., and Kirby, R. E., 2002, A new hybodont shark from the Chinle and Bull Canyon Formations, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 87-106. (Retuculodus synergus)

Mustafa, H. A., Case, G. R., and Zalmout, I., 2002, A new selachian fauna from the Wadi Umm Ghudran Formation (Late Cretaceous) – Central Jordan: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, v. 226, n. 3, p. 419-444. (Cantioscyllium hashimiaensis, Ctenopristis jordanicus, Pseudohypolophus elongates, Sclerorhynchus karakensis)

Nesbitt, S., 2002, An update on fossil reptile material from the Upper Moenkopi Formation, Holbrook Member (Middle Triassic), Northern Arizona: In: Western Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists with Mesa Southwest Museum and Southwest Paleontological Society of Mesa, Arizona, First Meeting of the New Millenium, Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin n. 8, p. 3-7.

Novitskaya, L. I., 2002, On the features of contemporary phylogenetic research (using the problem of the origin of gnathostomes as an example): Paleontologial Journal, v. 36, n. 6, p. 569-580.

Pearson, D. A., Schaefer, T., Johnson, K. R., Nichols, D. J., and Hunter, J. P., 2002, Vertebrate Biostratigraphy of the Hell Creek Formation in southwestern North Dakota and northwestern South Dakota: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 145-167.

Polcyn, M. J., Winkler, D. A., Jacobs, L. L., and Newman, K., 2002, Fossil occurrences and structural disturbance in the Triassic Chinle Formation at North Stinking Springs Mountain near St. Johns, Arizona: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 43-49.

Rees, J., 2002, Shark fauna and depositional environment of the earliest Cretaceous Vitabäck Clays at Eriksdal, southern Sweden: Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburg: Earth Scineces, v. 93, p. 59-71.

Rees, J., and Underwood, C., 2002, The status of the shark genus Lissodus Brough, 1935, and the position of nominal Lissodus species within the Hybodontoidea (Selachii): Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 3, p. 471-479. (Parvodus rugianus = Lissodus rugianus, Vectiselachos ornatus = Acrodus ornatus, = Hylaeobatis ornatus, = cf. Hylaeobatis ornata, = Lissodus ornatus)

Reif, W.-E., 2002, Evolution of the dermal skeleton of vertebrates: concepts and methods: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, v. 223, n. 1, p. 53-8.

Schwimmer, D. R., Hooks III, G. E., and Johnson, B., 2002, Revised taxonomy, age, and geographic range of the large lamniform shark Cretodus semiplicatus: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 3, p. 704-707.

Stahl, B. J., and Chatterjee, S., (2002) 2003, A Late Cretaceous Callorhynchid (Chondrichthyes, Holocephali) from Seymour Island, Antarctica: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 4, p. 848-850.

Tang, C. M., 2002, Osteno: Jurassic preservation to the cellular level : In: Exceptional Fossil Preservation, a unique view of the evolution of marine life, edited by Bottjer, D. J., Etter, W., Hagadorn, J. W., and Tang, C. M., Columbia University Press, p. 251-264.

Tang, C. M., 2002, Oxford Clay: England’s Jurassic marine park: In: Exceptional Fossil Preservation, a unique view of the evolution of marine life, edited by Bottjer, D. J., Etter, W., Hagadorn, J. W., and Tang, C. M., Columbia University Press, p. 307-325.

Tanimoto, M., Fujimoto, T., and Shinzyo, T., 2002, Chlamydoselachus sp. from the Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichitan) Izumi Group of Takinoike, Izumisano City, Osaka Prefecture, Southwest Japan: Chigakukenkyu, v. 51, n. 2, p. 77-81.

Tanimooto, M., Shinzyo, T., and Fujimoto, T., 2002, The first find of a fossil Squatina (Elasmobranchii) from the Upper Cretaceous Izumi Group of Southwest Japan: Chigakukenkyu, v. 51, n. 1, p. 3-6.

Tanimoto, M., and Takata, M., 2002, A juvenile (?) tooth of Chalmydoselachus sp. from the Upper Cretceous Maastrichtian Izumi Group of Hashiramoto, Hashimoto City, Wakayama Prefecture, Southwest Japan: Chigakukenkyu, v. 51, n. 3, p. 131-134.

Telles Antunes, M, 2002, Selacines du Cretace (Albien-Maastrichtian) d’Angola: Palaeontographica Abt. A, v. 264, Lfg.5-6, p. 85-146. (Angolaia benguelaensis, Chlamydoselachus goliath, Chlamydoselachus gracilis, Cretascymnus quimbalaensis, Echinorhinus lapaoi)

Underwood, C. J., 2002, Sharks, rays and a chimaeroid from the Kimmeridgian (Late Jurassic) of Ringstead, Southern England: Palaeontology, v. 45, part 2, p. 297-325. (Protospinax planus, Synechodus plicatus, Squatina frequens)

Underwood, C. J., and Rees, J., 2002, Selachian faunas from the lowermost Cretaceous Purbeck gropu of Dorset, Southern England: Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 68, p. 83-101. (Belemnobatis variabilis Lonchidion inflexum)

Upchurch, P., and Martin, J., 2002, The Rutland Cetiosaurus: the anatomy and relationships of a Middle Jurassic British sauropod dinosaur: Palaeontology, v. 35, part 6, p. 1049-1074.


Fish

Genus: Nova (12)

Apomesodon POYATO-ARIZA & WENZ, 2002
Avitosmerus FIELITZ, 2002
Caelatichthys LOMBARDO, 2002
Guizhouamia LIU et al, 2002
Huanghelepis LU, 2002
Jurongia LIU, FENG, WANG, WU, & ZHAI, 2002
Kalops POPLIN & LUND, 2002
Krasnoyarichthys PROKOFIEV, 2002
Ocloedus POYATO-ARIZA & WENZ, 2002
Pseudanogmius TAVERNE, 2002
Suius LIU, FENG, WANG, WU, & ZHAI, 2002
Zhangina LIU, FENG, WANG, WU, & ZHAI, 2002

Species: Nova (19)

Anomoeodus pauciseriale KRIWET, 2002
Apomesodon surgens POYATO-ARIZA & WENZ, 2002
Avitosmerus canadensis FIELITZ, 2002
Caelatichthys meridensis LOMBARDO, 2002
Caelatichthys nitens LOMBARDO, 2002
Guizhouamia bellula LIU et al, 2002
Huanghelepis pani LU, 2002
Jurongia fusiformis LIU, FENG, WANG, WU, & ZHAI, 2002
Kalops diohrys POPLIN & LUND, 2002
Kalops monophrys POPLIN & LUND, 2002
Krasnoyarichthys jesseni PROKOFIEV, 2002
Lycoptera fuxiensis ZHANG, 2002
Perleidus pivetaui LIU, FENG, WANG, WU, & ZHAI, 2002
Platysella poplinae HEYLER, 2002
Pseudanogmius maiseyi TAVERNE, 2002
Qingshania cercida LIU, FENG, WANG, WU, & ZHAI, 2002
Stensionotus dongchangensis LIU, FENG, WANG, WU, & ZHAI, 2002
Suius brevis LIU, FENG, WANG, WU, & ZHAI, 2002
Zhangina cylindraca LIU, FENG, WANG, WU, & ZHAI, 2002

Synonym: Nova (15)

Apomesodon gibbosus (WAGNER, 1851) POYATO-ARIZA & WENZ, 2002
= Mesodon gibbosus WAGNER, 1851
= Eomesodon gibbosus (WAGNER, 1851) WOODWARD, 1918
Ocloedus costae (HECKEL, 1856) POYATO-ARIZA & WENZ, 2002
= Coelodus costae HECKEL, 1856
Ocloedus rosadoi (SILVA SANTOS, 1963) POYATO-ARIZA & WENZ, 2002
= Coelodus rosadoi SILVA SANTOS, 1963
Ocloedus subdiscus (WENZ, 1989) POYATO-ARIZA & WENZ, 2002
= Coelodus subdiscus WENZ, 1989
Proscinetes bassanii (D’ERASMO, 1914) POYATO-ARIZA & WENZ, 2002
= Coelodus bassanii D’ERASMO, 1914
= Palaeobalistum bassanii D’ERASMO, 1914
Proscinetes bernardi (THIOLLIERE, 1852) POYATO-ARIZA & WENZ, 2002
Proscinetes egertoni (THIOLLIERE, 1852) POYATO-ARIZA & WENZ, 2002
Proscinetes? itieri (THIOLLIERE, 1852) POYATO-ARIZA & WENZ, 2002
Proscinetes? radiatus (AGASSIZ, 1839) POYATO-ARIZA & WENZ, 2002
Proscinetes? sauvanai (THIOLLIERE, 1852) POYATO-ARIZA & WENZ, 2002
Proscinetes? thiollieri (SAINT-SEINE, 1949) POYATO-ARIZA & WENZ, 2002
Proscinetes? wangeri (THIOLLIERE, 1852) POYATO-ARIZA & WENZ, 2002
Qingshania cercida LIU, FENG, WANG, WU, & ZHAI, 2002
Zhangina jiangsuensis (QIAN, ZHU, SHAO, et al, 1997) LIU, FENG, WANG, WU, & ZHAI, 2002
= Perleidus jianguensis QIAN, ZHU, SHAO, et al, 1997
Zhangina yangtzensis (SU, 1981) LIU, FENG, WANG, WU, & ZHAI, 2002
= Perleidus yangtzensis SU, 1981
= “Perleidus” eurylepidotrichia LIU, FENG, WANG, WU, and ZHAI, 2002

Aberhan, M,. Bussert, R., Heinrich, W.-D., Schrank, E., Schultka, S., Sames, B., Kriwet, J., and Kapilima, S., 2002, Palaeoecology and depositional environments of the Tendaguru Beds (Late Jurassic to Early Cretaceous, Tanzania): Mitt. Mus. Nat.kd. Berl., Geowiss. Reihe, v. 5, p. 19-44.

Arratia, G., Kriwet, J., and Heinrich, W.-D., 2002, Selachians and actinpterygians from the Upper Jurassic of Tendaguru, Tanzania: Mitt. Mus. Nat.kd. Berl., Geowiss Reihe, v. 5, p. 107-130.

Averianov, A. O., Voronkevich, A. V., Maschenko, E. N. Leshchinskiy, S. V., and Fayngertz, A. V., 2002, A sauropod foot from the Early Cretaceous of Western Siberia, Russia: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 47, n. 1, p. 117-124.

Bandyopadhyay, S., RoyChowdhury, T. K., and Sengupta, D. P., 2002, Taphonomy of some Gondwana vertebrate assemblages of India: Sedimentary Geology, v. 147, p. 219-245.

Bellwood, D. R., 2002, Origins and escalation of herbivory in fishes: a functional prespective: Paleobiology, v. 29, n. 1, p. 71-83.

Blanco Pinon, A., Frey, E., Stinnesbeck, W., and Olivia, J G. L., 2002, Late Cretaceous (Turonian) fish assemblage from Vallecillo, Northeastern Mexico: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatschefte, v. 225, n. 1, p. 39-54.

Bottjer, D. J., 2002, Smoky Hill Chalk : spectacular Cretaceous marine fauna: In: Exceptional Fossil Preservation, a unique view of the evolution of marine life, edited by Bottjer, D. J., Etter, W., Hagadorn, J. W., and Tang, C. M., Columbia University Press, p. 353-364.

Brinkman, D. B., and Neuman, A. G., 2002, Teleost centra from the Uppermost Judith River Group (Dinosaur Park Formation, Campanian) of Alberta, Canada: Journal of Paleontology, v. 76, n. 1, p. 138-155.

Brito, P. M., and Gallo, V., 2002, A new species of Lepidotes (Neoptrygii: Semionotiformes: Semionotidae) from the Santana Formation, Lower Cretaceous of northeastern Brazil: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 23, n. 1, p. 47-53.

Buffetaut, E., and Ouaja, M., 2002, A new specimen of Spinosaurus (Dinosauria, Theropoda) from the Lower Cretaceous of Tunisia, with rmarks on the evolutionary history of the spinosauriae: Bulletin de la societie geologiques de France, tomo 173, n. 5, p. 415-421.

Cando, J. I., Ruiz-Omenaca, J. I., Barco, J. L., and Royo Torres, R., 2002, ?Sauropodos asiaticos en el Barremiense inferior (Cretacico Inferior) de Espana? Ameghiniana, v. 39, n. 4, p. 443-452.

Chhabra, N. L., and Mishra, V. P., 2002, Middle Triassic fish teeth from the Kalapani limestone of Malla Johar, Chamoli District (Uttaranchal): Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India, v. 47, p. 151-155.

Coelho, P M., Gallo, V., an dde Figueiredo, F. J., 2002, Remarks on the enchodontid fishes from the Atlantida Formation, Pelotas Basin: In: Sessions of the Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, summary of communications, Anais de Academia Brasileria de Ciencias, v. 74, n. 2, p. 363-364.

Connely, M. V., 2003 (for 2002), Paleoecology of the Morrison Formation, Como Bluff, Wyoming: In: The Mesozoic in Wyoming, Tate 2002, Casper Colege, p 35-48.

Dalla Vecchia, F. M., Fraboni, R,. and Xiaoqiao, W., 2002, I dinosauri piumati della cina: Universita degli Studi di Ancona, 64pp.

Dietze, K., 2002, Heterochrony within Amblypteridae (Actinopterygii: Permo-Carboniferous)? Oryctos, v. 4, p. 3-15.

Difley, R. L., and Ekdale, A. A., 2002, Faunal implications of an environmental change before the Cretaceous-Tertiary (K-T) transition in central Utah: Cretaceous Research, v. 23, n. 315-331.

Donoghu, P. C. J., 2002, Evolution of development of the vertebrate dermal and oral skeletons: unraveling concepts, regulatory theories, and homologies: Paleobiology, v. 28, n. 4, p. 474-507.

Etter, W., 2002, Monte San Giorgio: remarkable Triassic marine vertebrates: Hagadorn: In: Exceptional Fossil Preservation, a unique view of the evolution of marine life, edited by Bottjer, D. J., Etter, W., Hagadorn, J. W., and Tang, C. M., Columbia University Press, p. 221-242.

Etter, W., 2002, Solnhofen: Plattenkalk preservation with Archaeopteryx: In: Exceptional Fossil Preservation, a unique view of the evolution of marine life, edited by Bottjer, D. J., Etter, W., Hagadorn, J. W., and Tang, C. M., Columbia University Press, p. 327-352.

Etter, W., and Tang, C. M., 2002, Posidonia shale: Germany’s Jurassic marine park: In: Exceptional Fossil Preservation, a unique view of the evolution of marine life, edited by Bottjer, D. J., Etter, W., Hagadorn, J. W., and Tang, C. M., Columbia University Press, p. 265-291.

Fielitz, C., 2002, A new Late Cretaceous (Turonian) basal euteleostean fish from Lac des Bios of the Northwest Territories of Canada: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 39, p. 1579-1590. (Avitosmerus canadensis)

Fielitz, C., 2002, First record of endopterygoid teeth in the North American Late Cretaceous teleostean fish Enchodus gladiolus (Aulopiformes: Enchodontidae): Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, v. 105, p. 1-2, p. 27-32.

Gallagher, W. B., 2002, Faunal changes across the Cretaceous-Tertiary (K-T) boundary in the Atlantic coastal plain of New Jersey: restructuring the marine community after the K-T mass-extinction event: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 291-301.

Gayet, M., Meunier, F. J., and Werner, C., 2002, Diversification in polypteriformes and special comparison with the lepisosteiformes: Palaeontology, v. 45, part 2, p. 361-376.

Giles Miller, C., Richter, M., and Do Carmo, D. A., 2002, Fish and ostracod remains from the Santos Basin (Cretaceous to Recent), Brazil: Geological Journal, v. 37, p. 297-316.

Grande, T., Jin, f., Yabumoto, Y., and Bemis, W. E., 2002, Protopsephurus liui, a well-preserved primitive paddlefish (Acipenseriformes: Polyodontidae) from the Lower Cretaceous of China: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 2, p. 209-237.

Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, Lower Chinle Group (Upper Triassic: Carnian) stratigraphy in the Zuni Mountains, west-central New Mexico: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 51-72.

Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, The microfauna of the Upper Triassic Ojo Huelos Member, San Pedro Arroyo Formation, central New Mexico: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 77- 85.

Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, Stratigraphy, Biostratigraphy and biochronology of Lower Chinle Group (Adamanian: Latest Carnian) vertebrate fossil assemblages in the Vicinity of St. Johns, Arizona: In: Western Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists with Mesa Southwest Museum and Southwest Paleontological Society of Mesa, Arizona, First Meeting of the New Millenium, Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin n. 8, p. 9-15.

Hernandez, B. S., 2002, Asociacion faunistica de vertebrados Mesozoicos de la Localidad de Galve (Teruel): Estudios Geol, v. 58, p. 189-193.

Get Platysella poplinae HEYLER, 2002

Hoganson, J. W., and Murphy, E. C., 2002, Marine Breine Member (Maastrichtian) of the Hell Creek Formation in North Dakota: stratigraphy, vertebrate fossil record, and age: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 247-269.

Holroyd, P. A., and Hutchison, J. H., 2002, Patterns of geographic variation in latest Cretaceous vertebrates: evidence from turtle componenet: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 177-190.

Johnson, S. G., Lucas, S. G., and Hunt, A. P., 2002, Macro-fish fauna of the Upper Triassic (Apachaen) Redonda Formation, Eastern New Mexico: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 107-114.

Kriwet, J., 2002, Anomoeodus pauciseriale n. sp. (Neopterygii, Pycnodontiformes) from the White Chalk Formation (Upper Cretaceous) of Sussex, South England: Paläontologische Zeitschrift, v. 76, n. 1, p. 117-123. (Anomoeodus pauciseriale)

Kriwet, J., 2002, Pycnodont fish remains (Jneoptrygii: Pycnodontiformes) from the Kimmeridgian (Upper Jurassic) of the Lusitanian Basin (Central Portugal): Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatschefte, 2002, heft 10 p. 577-587.

Lombardo, C., 2002, Caelatichthys gen. n.: a new palaeonisciform from the Middle Triassic of Northern Italy and Canton Ticino (Switzerland): Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia,v. 108, n. 3, p. 399-414. (Caelatichthys meridensi, Caelatichthys nitens)

Lu, G.-B., Feng, H.-Z., Wang, J.-X., Wu, T.-M., and Zhai, Z.-H., 2002, Early Triassic fishes from Jurong, Jiangsu: Acta Palaeontologica Sincia, v. 41, n. 1, p. 27-52. (Jurongia fusiformis, Perleidus pivetaui, Qingshania cercida, Stensionotus dongchangenssis, Suius brevis, Zhangina cylindraca, Zhangina jiangsuensis = Perleidus jianguensis, Zhangina yangtzensis = Perleidus yangtzensis, = “Perleidus” eurylepidotrichia)

Lu, L.-W., 2002, A new Namurian palaeoniscoid fish from Zhongwei, Ningxia: Vertebrata PalAsiatica, v. 40, n. 1, p. 1-8. (Huanghelepis pani)

Lu, L.-W., 2002, The age and correlation of some Devonian fish-bearing beds of East Yunnan, China: Vertebrata PalAsiatica, v. 40, n. 1, p. 52-69.

Get Guizhouamia bellula LIU et al, 2002

Lucas, S. G., and Johnson, S. C., 2002, Fukangichthys, a Triassic fish from China: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 115-119.

Lund, R., and Poplin, C., 2002, Cladistic analysis of the relationships of the Tarrasiids (Lower Carboniferous Actionpterygians): Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v.22, n. 3, p. 480-486.

May, W. J., and Hall, J. D., 2002, Geology and vertebrate fauna of a new site in the Wellington Formation (Lower Permian) of Northern Oklahoma: Oklahoma Geology Notes, v. 62, n. 2, p. 63-66.

McCord, R. D. II, Tegowski, B. J., and Scarborough, R., 2002, Ongoing research in the late Cretaceous Fort Crittenden Formation, southeastern Arizona: the non-dinosaurian vertebrate fauna: In: Western Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists with Mesa Southwest Museum and Southwest Paleontological Society of Mesa, Arizona, First Meeting of the New Millennium, Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin n. 8, p. 65-71.

Novitskaya, L. I., 2002, On the features of contemporary phylogenetic research (using the problem of the origin of gnathostomes as an example): Paleontologial Journal, v. 36, n. 6, p. 569-580.

Parkin, J. A., Palermo, J. M., Shimada, K., and Schumacher, B. A., 2002, Fossil fishes from the Lowermost Greenhorn limestone (Upper Cretaceous: Middle Cenomanian) in southeastern Colorado: Annual meeting & exposition, Denver, 2002, p. 424-425.

Pearson, D. A., Schaefer, T., Johnson, K. R., Nichols, D. J., and Hunter, J. P., 2002, Vertebrate Biostratigraphy of the Hell Creek Formation in southwestern North Dakota and northwestern South Dakota: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 145-167.

Polcyn, M. J., Winkler, D. A., Jacobs, L. L., and Newman, K., 2002, Fossil occurrences and structural disturbance in the Triassic Chinle Formation at North Stinking Springs Mountain near St. Johns, Arizona: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 43-49.

Poplin, C. M., and Lund, R., 2002, Two Carboniferous fine-eyed palaeoniscoids (Pisces, Actinopterygii) from Gulch (USA): Journal of Paleontology, v. 1014-1028. (Kalops diohrys, Kalops monophrys)


Poyato-Ariza, F. J., and Wenz, S., 2002, A new insight into pycnodontiform fishes: Geodiversitas, v. 24, n. 1, p. 139-248. (Apomesodon surgens) Link to pdf

Get Apomesodon gibbosus = Mesodon gibbosus, = Eomesodon gibbosus, Ocloedus costae = Coelodus costae, Ocloedus rosadoi = Coelodus rosadoi, Ocloedus subdiscus = Coelodus subdiscus, Proscinetes bassanii = Coelodus bassanii, = Palaeobalistum bassani, Proscinetes bernardi, Proscinetes egertoni, Proscinetes? itieri, Proscinetes? radiatus, Proscinetes? sauvanai, Proscinetes? thiollieri, Proscinetes? wangeri POYATO-ARIZA & WENZ, 2002

Prokofiev, A. M., 2002, First finding of an articulated actinopterygian skeleton from the Upper Devonian of Siberia and a reappraisal of the family Moythomasiidae Kazantseva, 1971 (Osteichthyes): Palaeontological Research, v. 6, n. 3, p. 321-327. (Krasnoyarichthys jesseni)

Schwimmer, D. R., 2002, King of the Crocodylians: Indiana University Press, 220pp.

Stamberg, S., 2002, Actinopterygian fishes from the new Lower Permian locality of the Krkonose Piedmont Basin: Journal of the Czech Geological Society, v. 47, n. 3-4, p. 147-154.

Sues, H.-D., Frey, E., Martill, D. M., and Scott, D. M., 2002, Irritator challengeri, a spinosaurid (Dinosauria: theropoda) from the Lower Cretaceous of Brazil: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 3, p. 535-547.

Tang, C. M., 2002, Osteno: Jurassic preservation to the cellular level : In: Exceptional Fossil Preservation, a unique view of the evolution of marine life, edited by Bottjer, D. J., Etter, W., Hagadorn, J. W., and Tang, C. M., Columbia University Press, p. 251-264.

Tang, C. M., 2002, Oxford Clay: England’s Jurassic marine park: In: Exceptional Fossil Preservation, a unique view of the evolution of marine life, edited by Bottjer, D. J., Etter, W., Hagadorn, J. W., and Tang, C. M., Columbia University Press, p. 307-325.

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Thies, D., and Turner, S., 2002, Jurassic actinopterygian fish from Monto, southeast Queensland: Alcheringa, v. 25, p. 381-386.

Upchurch, P., and Martin, J., 2002, The Rutland Cetiosaurus: the anatomy and relationships of a Middle Jurassic British sauropod dinosaur: Palaeontology, v. 35, part 6, p. 1049-1074.

Wang, L.-T., 2002, Study advances on Triassic marine reptiles in Guizhou: Guizhou Geology, v. 19, n. 2, p. 6-9. Link to pdf

Wu, Q., 2002, Fossil Treasures from Liaoning: Geological Publishign House, 138pp.

Zhang, J.-Y., 2002, A new species of Lycoptera from Liaoning, China : Vertebrata PalAistica, v. 40, n. 4, p. 257-266. (Lycoptera fuxiensis)

Zhao, Y., 2002, Guizhou—Palaeontological Kingdom: Publisher?, 213pp.

Zhou, Z.-H., Clarke, J. A., and Zhang, F., 2002, Archaeoraptor’s better half: Nature, v. 420, p. 285.


Crossopterygians

Species : Nova

Onychodus yassensis LINDLEY, 2002

Bjerring, H. C., 2002, The anuran jaw apparatus in an evolutional light: Palaeontographica, Abt. A., v. 266, p. 93-119.

Clack, J. A., 2002, The dermal skull roof of Acanthostega gunnari, an early tetrapod from the Late Devonian: Transactions of the Royal Socieyt of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences, v. 93, p. 17-23.

Clement, G., 2002, Large tristichopteridae (Sarcopterygii, Tetrapodomorpha) from the Late Famennian Evieux Formation of Belgium: Palaeontology, v. 45, part 3, p. 577-593.

Cote, S., Carroll, R., Cloutier, R., and Bar-Sagi, L., 2002, Vertebral development in the Devonian saropteygian fish Eusthenopteron foordi and the polarity of vertebral evolution in non-amniote tetrapods: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 3, p. 487-502.

Jeffery, J. E., Davis, M. C., Shubin, N. H., and Daeschler, E. B., 2002, Sauripterus Hall, 1843 (Osteichthyes, arcopterygii): proposed conservation as the correct original spelling: Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, v. 59, v. 3, p. 198-200.

Lindley, I. D., 2002, Acanthodian, onychodontid and osteolepidid fish from the middle-upper Taemas Limestone (Early Devonian), Lake Burrinjuck, New South Wales: Alcheringa, v. 26, p. 103-126. (Onychodus yassensis)

Novitskaya, L. I., 2002, On the features of contemporary phylogenetic research (using the problem of the origin of gnathostomes as an example): Paleontologial Journal, v. 36, n. 6, p. 569-580.

Schoch, R. R., 2002, The neurocranium of the stereospondyl Mastodonsaurus giganteus: Palaeontology, v. 45, part 3, p. 627-645.

Shubin, N. H., 2002, Origin of evolutionary novelty: examples from limbs: Journal of Morhphology, v. 252, p. 15-28.

Warren, A. A., and Ptasznik, R., 2002, The earliest fractured tetrapod bone: Alcheringa, v. 26, p. 459-463.

Zhu, M., and Yu, X., 2002, A primitive fish close to the common ancestor of tetrapods and lungfish: Nature, v. 418, p. 767-770.


Lungfish

Apesteguia, S., 2002, Greater Gondwana adn the Kawas Sea Coastal tetrapod fauna (Campanian-Maastrichtian) : II Sipmosio del Cretacico de america del Sur, P. 135-141.

Bandyopadhyay, S., RoyChowdhury, T. K., and Sengupta, D. P., 2002, Taphonomy of some Gondwana vertebrate assemblages of India: Sedimentary Geology, v. 147, p. 219-245.

Buffetaut, E., and Ouaja, M., 2002, A new specimen of Spinosaurus (Dinosauria, Theropoda) from the Lower Cretaceous of Tunisia, with rmarks on the evolutionary history of the spinosauriae: Bulletin de la societie geologiques de France, tomo 173, n. 5, p. 415-421.

Connely, M. V., 2003 (for 2002), Paleoecology of the Morrison Formation, Como Bluff, Wyoming: In: The Mesozoic in Wyoming, Tate 2002, Casper Colege, p 35-48.

Novitskaya, L. I., 2002, On the features of contemporary phylogenetic research (using the problem of the origin of gnathostomes as an example): Paleontologial Journal, v. 36, n. 6, p. 569-580.

Polcyn, M. J., Winkler, D. A., Jacobs, L. L., and Newman, K., 2002, Fossil occurrences and structural disturbance in the Triassic Chinle Formation at North Stinking Springs Mountain near St. Johns, Arizona: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 43-49.

Tverdokhlebov, V. P., Tverdokhlebova, G. I., Surkov, M. V., and Benton, M. J., 2002, Tetrapod localities from the Triassic of SE of European Russia: Earth Science Reviews, v. 60, p. 1-66.

Zhu, M., and Yu, X., 2002, A primitive fish close to the common ancestor of tetrapods and lungfish: Nature, v. 418, p. 767-770.


Coelocanths

Genus: Nova

Styloichthys ZHU & YU, 2002

Species: Nova

Mawsonia brasiliensis YABUMOTO, 2002
Styloichthys changae ZHU & YU, 2002

Etter, W., 2002, Monte San Giorgio: remarkable Triassic marine vertebrates: Hagadorn: In: Exceptional Fossil Preservation, a unique view of the evolution of marine life, edited by Bottjer, D. J., Etter, W., Hagadorn, J. W., and Tang, C. M., Columbia University Press, p. 221-242.

Etter, W., and Tang, C. M., 2002, Posidonia shale: Germany’s Jurassic marine park: In: Exceptional Fossil Preservation, a unique view of the evolution of marine life, edited by Bottjer, D. J., Etter, W., Hagadorn, J. W., and Tang, C. M., Columbia University Press, p. 265-291.

Hagadorn, J. W., 2002, Bear Gulch: an exceptional Upper Carboniferous plattenkalk: In: Exceptional Fossil Preservation, a unique view of the evolution of marine life, edited by Bottjer, D. J., Etter, W., Hagadorn, J. W., and Tang, C. M., Columbia University Press, p. 167-183.

Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, Lower Chinle Group (Upper Triassic: Carnian) stratigraphy in the Zuni Mountains, west-central New Mexico: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 51-72.

Johnson, S. G., Lucas, S. G., and Hunt, A. P., 2002, Macro-fish fauna of the Upper Triassic (Apachaen) Redonda Formation, Eastern New Mexico: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 107-114.

Nesbitt, S., 2002, An update on fossil reptile material from the Upper Moenkopi Formation, Holbrook Member (Middle Triassic), Northern Arizona: In: Wesetrn Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists with Mesa Southwest Museum and Southwest Paleontological Society of Mesa, Arizona

Novitskaya, L. I., 2002, On the features of contemporary phylogenetic research (using the problem of the origin of gnathostomes as an example): Paleontologial Journal, v. 36, n. 6, p. 569-580.

Polcyn, M. J., Winkler, D. A., Jacobs, L. L., and Newman, K., 2002, Fossil occurrences and structural disturbance in the Triassic Chinle Formation at North Stinking Springs Mountain near St. Johns, Arizona: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 43-49.

Yabumoto, Y., 2002, A new coelacanth from the Early Cretaceous of Brazil (Sarcopterygii, Actinistia): Paleontological Research, v. 6, n. 4, p. 343-350. (Mawsonia brasiliensis)

Zhu, M., and Yu, X., 2002, A primitive fish close to the common ancestor of tetrapods and lungfish: Nature, v. 418, p. 767-770. (Styloichthys changae)


Fish Ichnology

Diedrich, C., 2002, Vertebrate track bed stratigraphy at new megatrack sites in the Upper Wellenkalk Member and orbicularis Member (Muschelkalk, Middle Triassic) in carbonate tidal flat environments of the western Germanic Basin: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 183, p. 185-208.

Gibert, J. M. de., and Ekdale, A. A., 2002, Ichnology of a restricted epicontinental sea, Arapien Shale, Middle Jurassic, Utah, USA: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 183, p. 275-286.


Fish Burrows


Fish Coprolites


Temnospondyli ("Labyrinthodons", Early Amphibians)

Genus: Nova (5)

Manubrantlia YATES & SENGUPTA, 2002
Milnererpeton HUNT, LUCAS & BERMAN, 2002
Pederpes CLARK, 2002
Sinostega ZHU, AHLBERG, ZHAO, & JIA, 2002
Xenotosuchus MORALES & SHISHKIN, 2002

Species: Nova (3)

Manubrantlia khakia YATES & SENGUPTA, 2002
Pederpes finneyae CLARK, 2002
Sinostega pani ZHU, AHLBERG, ZHAO & JIA, 2002

Synonym: Nova (5)

Buettneria maleriensis (ROY CHOWDHURY, 1965) SENGUPTA, 2002
= Metoposaurus maleriensis ROY CHOWDHURY, 1965
Metoposaurus diagnosticus diagnosticus (MEYER, 1844) SULEJ, 2002
= Metoposaurus diagnosticus (MEYER, 1844) LYDEKKER, 1890
= Metopias diagnosticus MEYER, 1844
= Labyrinthodon diagnosticus (MEYER, 1844) OWEN, 1861
= Metoposaurus stuttgartiensis FRAAS, 1913
= Metopias stuttgartiensis (FRAAS, 1913)
= Metoposaurus heimi KUHN, 1932
Metoposaurus diagnosticus krasiejowensis SULEJ, 2002
= Metoposaurus diagnosticus DZIK, SUIEJ, KAIM & NIEDZWIDEZKI, 2000
Milnererpeton huberi (HUNT, LUCAS & BERMAN, 1996) HUNT, LUCAS & BERMAN, 2002
= Milneria huberi HUNT, LUCAS & BERMAN, 1996
Xenotosuchus africanus (BROOM, 1909) MORALES & SHISHKIN, 2002
= Capitosaurus africanus BROOM, 1909
= Parotosaurus africanus (BROOM, 1909) ROMER, 1947
= Parotosuchus africanus CHERNIN, 1978

Angielczyk, K. D., 2002, A selective annotation of published Triassic vertebrates from the University of California Museum of Paleontology collections: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 297-301.

Bandyopadhyay, S., RoyChowdhury, T. K., and Sengupta, D. P., 2002, Taphonomy of some Gondwana vertebrate assemblages of India: Sedimentary Geology, v. 147, p. 219-245.

Borsuk-Bialynicka, M., and Evans, S. E., 2002, The scapulocoracoid of an Early Triassic stem-frog from Poland: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 47, n. 1, p. 79-96.

Carroll, R. L., 2002, Early land vertebrates: Nature, v. 418, p. 35-36.

Clack, J. A., 2002, An early tetrapod from ‘Romer’s Gap’: Nature, v. 418, p. 72-76. (Pederpes finneyae)

Clack, J. A., 2002, The dermal skull roof of Acanthostega gunnari, an early tetrapod from the Late Devonian: Transactions of the Royal Socieyt of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences, v. 93, p. 17-23.

Clack, J. A., 2003 (for 2002), A revised reconstruction of the dermal skull roof of Acanthostega gunnari, an early tetrapod from the Late Devonian: Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences, v. 93, p. 163-165.

Cote, S., Carroll, R., Cloutier, R., and Bar-Sagi, L., 2002, Vertebral development in the Devonian saropteygian fish Eusthenopteron foordi and the polarity of vertebral evolution in non-amniote tetrapods: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 3, p. 487-502.

Damiani, R. J., 2002, Parotosuchus (Amphibia, Temnospondyli) from the Cynognathus Assemblage Zone (Early Triassic) of South Africa: cranial morophology and relationships: Alcheringa, v. 25, p. 351-379.

Dias, E. V., and Richter, M., 2002, On the squamation of Australerpeton cosgriffi Barberena, a temnospondyl amphibian from the Upper Permian of Brazil: Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, v. 74 , n. 3, p. 477-490.

Dorka, M., 2002, Tetrapod teeth from an Upper Ladinian bone bed, Schoningen (Lower Saxony, Germany): Palaontologische Zeitschrift, v. 76, n. 2, p. 283-296.

Gudo, M., and Grasshoff, M., 2002, The origin and early evolution of chordates: the ‘hydroskelett’theorie’ and new insights towards a meteameric ancestor: In: Concepts of functional, engineering and constructional morphology, edited by Gudo, M., Gutmann, M., and Scholz, J., Senckenbergiana Lethaea, v. 82, n. 1, p. 325-346.

Hall, B. K., 2002, Palaeontology and evolutionary developmental biology: a science of the nineteenth and twenty-first centuries: Palaeontology, v. 45, part 4, p. 647-669.

Hancox, P. J., and Rubidge, B. S., (2001) 2002, Breakthroughts in the biodiversity, biogeography, biostratigraphy, and basin analysis of the Beaufort group: In: Special Issue, African Renaissance and Geosciences, edited by Eriksson, P., and Kampunzu, H. A. B., Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 33, n. 3-4, p. 563-577.

Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, Stratigraphy, Biostratigraphy and biochronology of Lower Chinle Group (Adamanian: Latest Carnian) vertebrate fossil assemblages in the Vicinity of St. Johns, Arizona: In: Western Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists with Mesa Southwest Museum and Southwest Paleontological Society of Mesa, Arizona, First Meeting of the New Millenium, Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin n. 8, p. 9-15.

Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, Revised Triassic stratigraphy of the Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, U.S.A: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 1-36.

Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, Lower Chinle Group (Upper Triassic: Carnian) stratigraphy in the Zuni Mountains, west-central New Mexico: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 51-72.

Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, The microfauna of the Upper Triassic Ojo Huelos Member, San Pedro Arroyo Formation, central New Mexico: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 77- 85.

Heckert, A. B., Lucas, S. G., and Estep, J. W., 2002, Lower Chinle Group (Upper Triassic: Upper Carnian) tetrapods from the vicinity of Cameron, Arizona: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 73-76.

Hunt, A. P., Lucas, S. P., and Berman, D. S., 2002, Milnererpeton, a replacement name for the temnospondyl amphibian Milneria: Paläontologische Zeitschrift, v. 76, n. 1, p. 125. (Milnererpeton huberi = Milneria huberi)

Kissel, R. A., and Lehman, T. M., 2002, Upper Pennsylvanian tetrapods from the Ada Formation of Seminole County, Oklahoma: Journal of Paleontology, v. 76, n. 3, p. 529-545.

Lingham-Solair, T., 2002, First occurrence of premaxillary caniniform teeth in the varanoidea: presence in the extinct mosasaur Goronyosaurus (squamata: mosasauridae) and its functional and paleoecological implications: Lethia, v. 35, p. 187-190.

Lucas, S. G., and Heckert, A. B., 2002, The Hyperodapedon biochron, Late Triassic of Pangea: Albertiana, v. 27, p. 30-38.

Lucas, S. G., Heckert, A. B., and Hotton III, N., 2002, The rhynchosaur Hyperodapedon from the Upper Triassic of Wyoming and its global biochronological significance: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 149-156.

Lucas, S. G., and Johnson, S. C., 2002, Fukangichthys, a Triassic fish from China: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 115-119.

Lucas, S. G., and Schoch, R. R., 2002, Triassic temnospondyl biostratigraphy, biochronlogy and correlation of the German Buntsandstein and North American Moenkopi Formation: Lethaia, v. 35, p. 97-106.

Martin, R. A., 2002, A possible role for reproductive behavior in the origin of tetrapod feet: Paludicola, v. 4, n. 1, p. 6-9.

May, W. J., and Hall, J. D., 2002, Geology and vertebrate fauna of a new site in the Wellington Formation (Lower Permian) of Northern Oklahoma: Oklahoma Geology Notes, v. 62, n. 2, p. 63-66.

McGowan, G. J., 2002, Albanerpetontid amphibians from the Lower Cretaceous of Spain and Italy; a description and reconsideration of their systematics: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 135, p. 1-32.

Morales, M., and Shishkin, M. A., 2002, A re-assessment of Parotosuchus africanus (Broom), a capitosauroid temnospondyl amphibian from the Triassic of South Africa: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 1, p. 1-11. (Xenotosuchus africanus = Capitosaurus africanus, = Parotosaurus africanus, = Parotosuchus africanus)

Nesbitt, S., 2002, An update on fossil reptile material from the Upper Moenkopi Formation, Holbrook Member (Middle Triassic), Northern Arizona: In: Western Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists with Mesa Southwest Museum and Southwest Paleontological Society of Mesa, Arizona, First Meeting of the New Millennium, Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin n. 8, p. 3-7.

Parker, W. G., 2002, Correlation of locality numbers for vertebrate fossil sites in Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 37-42.

Polcyn, M. J., Winkler, D. A., Jacobs, L. L., and Newman, K., 2002, Fossil occurrences and structural disturbance in the Triassic Chinle Formation at North Stinking Springs Mountain near St. Johns, Arizona: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 43-49.

Reiss, J. O., 2002, The phylogeny of amphibian metamorphosis: Zoology, v. 105, p. 85-96.

Ruta, M., Milner, A. R., and Coates, M. I., 2002 (for 2001), The tetrapod Caerorhachis bairdi Holmes and Carroll from the Lower Carboniferous of Scotland: Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Earth Sciences, v. 92, p. 229-261.

Schoch, R. R., 2002, The early formation of the skull in extant and Paleozoic amphibians: Paleobiology, v. 28, n. 2, p. 278-296.

Schoch, R. R., 2002, The neurocranium of the stereospondyl Mastodonsaurus giganteus: Palaeontology, v. 45, part 3, p. 627-645.

Schoch, R. R., 2002, The evolution of metamorphosis in temnospondyls: Lethaia, v. 35, p. 309-327.

Schoch, R. R., 2002, The stapes and middle ear of the Permo-Carboniferous tetrapod Sclerocephalus: Neues Jahrbuch fur Geologie und Palaontologie Monatschefte, 2002, n. 11, p. 671-680.

Schoch, R. R., Milner, A. R., and Hellrung, H., 2002, The last trematosaurid amphibian Hyperokynodon keuperinus revisited: Stuttgarter Beitrage zur Naturkunde, Serie B (Geologie and Palaontologie), n. 321, 9pp.

Sengupta, D. P., 2002, Indian metoposaurid amphibians revised: Paleontological Research, v. 6, n. 1, p. 41-65. (Buettneria maleriensis = Metoposaurus maleriensis)

Shubin, N. H., 2002, Origin of evolutionary novelty: examples from limbs: Journal of Morhphology, v. 252, p. 15-28.

Steyer, J. S., 2002, The first articulated trematosaur ‘amphibian’ from the Lower Triassic of Madagascar: implications for the phylogeny of the group: Palaeontology, v. 48, part 4, p. 771-793.

Sulej, T., 2002, Species discrimination of the Late Triassic temnospondyl amphibian Metoposaurus diagnosticus: Acta Palaeontological Polonnica, v. 47, n. 3, p. 535-546. (Metoposaurus diagnosticus diagnosticus = Metoposaurus diagnosticus, = Metopias diagnosticus, = Labyrinthodon diagnosticus, = Metoposaurus stuttgartiensis, = Metopias stuttgartiensis, = Metoposaurus heimi, Metoposaurus diagnosticus krasiejowensis = Metoposaurus diagnosticus)

Tverdokhlebov, V. P., Tverdokhlebova, G. I., Surkov, M. V., and Benton, M. J., 2002, Tetrapod localities from the Triassic of SE of European Russia: Earth Science Reviews, v. 60, p. 1-66.

Warren, A. A., and Ptasznik, R., 2002, The earliest fractured tetrapod bone: Alcheringa, v. 26, p. 459-463.

Werneburg, R., and Steyer, J.-S., 2002, Revision of Cheliderpeton vranyi Fritsch, 1877 (Amphibian, Temnospondyli) from the Lower Permian of Bohemia (Czech Republic): Paläontologische Zeitschrift, v. 76, n. 1, p. 149-162.

Yates, A. M., and Sengupta, D. P., 2002, A lapillopsid temnospondyl from the Early Triassic of India: Alcheringa, v. 26, p. 201-208. (Manubrantlia khakia)

Zanno, L. E., Heckert, A. B., Krzyzanowski, S. E., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, Diminutive metoposaurid skulls from the Upper Triassic Blue Hills (Adamanian: Latest Carnian) of Arizona: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 121-125.

Zeigler, K. E., Lucas, S. G., and Heckert, A. B., 2002, Taphonomy of the Late Triassic Lamy Amphibian Quarry (Garita Creek Formation: Chinle Group), central New Mexico: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 279-283.

Zhu, M., Ahlberg, P. E., Zhao, W,. and Jia, L., 2002, First Devonian tetrapod from Asia: Nature, v. 420, p. 760. (Sinostega pani)

Zhu, M., and Yu, X., 2002, A primitive fish close to the common ancestor of tetrapods and lungfish: Nature, v. 418, p. 767-770.


Reptilosauromorph

Synonym: Nova (1)

Karpinskiosaurus ultimus (TCHUDINOV & VJUSCHKOV, 1955) BULANOV, 2002
= Nycteroleter ultimus TCHUDINOV & VJUSCHKOV, 1955
= Raphaneodon ultimus (TCHUDINOV & VJUSCHKOV, 1955) IVACHENKO, 1988
= Kotlassia grandis TVERDOKHLEBOVA & IVACHNENKO, 1994

Borsuk-Bialynicka, M., and Evans, S. E., 2002, The scapulocoracoid of an Early Triassic stem-frog from Poland: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 47, n. 1, p. 79-96.

Bulanov, V. V., 2002, Karpinskiosaurus ultimus (Seymouriamorpha, Parareptilia) from the Upper Permian of European Russia: Palaeontological Journal, v. 36, n. 1, p. 72-79. (Karpinskiosaurus ultimus = Nycteroleter ultimus, = Raphaneodon ultimus, = Kotlassia grandis)

Kissel, R. A., and Lehman, T. M., 2002, Upper Pennsylvanian tetrapods from the Ada Formation of Seminole County, Oklahoma: Journal of Paleontology, v. 76, n. 3, p. 529-545.

Lucas, S. G., 2002, Discussion: The reptile Macroleter: first vertebrate evidence for correlation of Upper Permian continental strata of North America and Russia: GSA Bulletin, v. 114, n. 9, p. 1174-1175.

Lucas, S. G., and Suneson, N. H., 2002, Amphibian and reptile tracks from the Hennessey Formation (Leonardian, Permian), Oklahoma County, Oklahoma: Oklahoma Geology Notes, v. 62, n. 2, p. 56-62.

May, W. J., and Hall, J. D., 2002, Geology and vertebrate fauna of a new site in the Wellington Formation (Lower Permian) of Northern Oklahoma: Oklahoma Geology Notes, v. 62, n. 2, p. 63-66.

Reiss, J. O., 2002, The phylogeny of amphibian metamorphosis: Zoology, v. 105, p. 85-96.

Reisz, R. R., and Laurin, M., 2002, Reply to Lucas, S. G., 2002, Discussion: The reptile Macroleter: first vertebrate evidence for correlation of Upper Permian continental strata of North America and Russia: GSA Bulletin, v. 114, n. 9, p. 1176-1177.

Ruta, M., Milner, A. R., and Coates, M. I., 2002 (for 2001), The tetrapod Caerorhachis bairdi Holmes and Carroll from the Lower Carboniferous of Scotland: Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Earth Sciences, v. 92, p. 229-261.

Sokolov, B. S., 2002, Professor Aleksei Petrovich Bystrow: Recollections: Paleontological Journal v. 36, n. 2, p. 107-112.

Tverdokhlebov, V. P., Tverdokhlebova, G. I., Surkov, M. V., and Benton, M. J., 2002, Tetrapod localities from the Triassic of SE of European Russia: Earth Science Reviews, v. 60, p. 1-66.

Warren, A. A., and Ptasznik, R., 2002, The earliest fractured tetrapod bone: Alcheringa, v. 26, p. 459-463.


Lepospondyli

Anderson, J. S., 2002, Revision of the Aistopod genus Phlegethontia (Tetrapoda: Lepospondyli): Journal of Paleontology, v. 76, n. 6, p. 1029-1046.

Cote, S., Carroll, R., Cloutier, R., and Bar-Sagi, L., 2002, Vertebral development in the Devonian saropteygian fish Eusthenopteron foordi and the polarity of vertebral evolution in non-amniote tetrapods: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 3, p. 487-502.

May, W. J., and Hall, J. D., 2002, Geology and vertebrate fauna of a new site in the Wellington Formation (Lower Permian) of Northern Oklahoma: Oklahoma Geology Notes, v. 62, n. 2, p. 63-66.


Amphibians

Genus: Nova (2)

Apricosiren EVANS & McGOWAN, 2002
Sunnybatrachus EVANS & McGOWAN, 2002

Species: Nova (2)

Apricosiren ensomi EVANS & McGOWAN, 2002
Sunnybatrachus purbeckensis EVANS & McGOWAN, 2002

Aberhan, M,. Bussert, R., Heinrich, W.-D., Schrank, E., Schultka, S., Sames, B., Kriwet, J., and Kapilima, S., 2002, Palaeoecology and depositional environments of the Tendaguru Beds (Late Jurassic to Early Cretaceous, Tanzania): Mitt. Mus. Nat.kd. Berl., Geowiss. Reihe, v. 5, p. 19-44.

Bjerring, H. C., 2002, The anuran jaw apparatus in an evolutional light: Palaeontographica, Abt. A., v. 266, p. 93-119.

Borsuk-Bialynicka, M., and Evans, S. E., 2002, The scapulocoracoid of an Early Triassic stem-frog from Poland: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 47, n. 1, p. 79-96.

Cando, J. I., Ruiz-Omenaca, J. I., Barco, J. L., and Royo Torres, R., 2002, ?Sauropodos asiaticos en el Barremiense inferior (Cretacico Inferior) de Espana? Ameghiniana, v. 39, n. 4, p. 443-452.

Codrea, V., Smith, T., Dica, P., Folie, A., Garcia, G., Godefroit, P., and Van Itterbeecke, J., 2002, Dinosaur egg nests, mammals and other vertebrates from a new Maastrichtian site of the Hateg Basin (Romania): C. R. Palevol. V. 1, p. 173-180.

Dalla Vecchia, F. M., Fraboni, R,. and Xiaoqiao, W., 2002, I dinosauri piumati della cina: Universita degli Studi di Ancona, 64pp.

Evans, S. E, and McGowan, G. J., 2002, Lissamphibian remains for the Purbeck Limestone Group, southern England: Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 68, p. 193-119. (Apricosiren ensomi, Sunnybatrachus purbeckensis)

Gardner, J. D., 2002, Monophyl and intera-generic relationships of Albanerpeton (Lissamphibia: Albanerpetontidae): Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 1, p. 12-22.

Hernandez, B. S., 2002, Asociacion faunistica de vertebrados Mesozoicos de la Localidad de Galve (Teruel): Estudios Geol, v. 58, p. 189-193.

Holroyd, P. A., and Hutchison, J. H., 2002, Patterns of geographic variation in latest Cretaceous vertebrates: evidence from turtle component: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 177-190.

McGowan, G. J., 2002, Albanerpetontid amphibians from the Lower Cretaceous of Spain and Italy; a description and reconsideration of their systematics: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 135, p. 1-32.

Pearson, D. A., Schaefer, T., Johnson, K. R., Nichols, D. J., and Hunter, J. P., 2002, Vertebrate Biostratigraphy of the Hell Creek Formation in southwestern North Dakota and northwestern South Dakota: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 145-167.

Rage, J.-C., 2002, The continental Late Cretaceous of Europe: toward a better understanding: C. R. Palevol. v. 1, p. 257-258.

Rees, J., 2002, Shark fauna and depositional environment of the earliest Cretaceous Vitabäck Clays at Eriksdal, southern Sweden: Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburg: Earth Scineces, v. 93, p. 59-71.

Reiss, J. O., 2002, The phylogeny of amphibian metamorphosis: Zoology, v. 105, p. 85-96.

Schoch, R. R., 2002, The early formation of the skull in extant and Paleozoic amphibians: Paleobiology, v. 28, n. 2, p. 278-296.

Wu, Q., 2002, Fossil Treasures from Liaoning: Geological Publishign House, 138pp.


Lower Reptiles (“Anapsids”)

Genus: Nova (1)

Kinelia BULANOV, 2002

Species: Nova (6)

Bolosaurus grandis REISZ, BARKAS & SCOTT, 2002
Captorhinus magnus KISSEL, DILKES & REISZ, 2002
Kapes bentoni SPENCER & STORRS, 2002
Kinelia broomi BULANOV, 2002
Nyctiphruretus optabilis BULANOV, 2002
Procolophon brasiliensis CISNEROS & SCHULTZ, 2002

Synonym: Nova (2)

Kapes komiensis (IVAKHENKO, 1975) SPENCER & STORRS, 2002
= Macrophon komiensis IVAKHENKO, 1975
Owenetta kitchingorum REISZ & SCOTT, 2002
= Owenetta rubidgei REISZ & LAURIN, 1991

Albright, G. M., 2002, Cranial structure and affinities of the Lower Permian captorhinid reptile Captorhinikos parvus (Reptilia, captorhinidae): Oklahoma Geology Notes, v. 62, n. 3, p. 120-121.

Bulanov, V. V., 2002, New data on procolophons from the Permian of Eastern Europe: Paleontological Journal, v. 36, n. 5, p. 525-530. (Kinelia broomi, Nyctiphruretus optabilis)

Cavalcanti, M. J., 2002, Allometric scaling and heterochrony in mesosaurids (amniota, sauropsida) from the Irati Formation (Permian of the Parana Basin, Brazil): In: Sessions of the Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, summary of communications, Anais de Academia Brasileria de Ciencias, v. 74, n. 2, p. 364-365.

Cisneros, J. C., and Schultz, C. L., 2002, Procolophon brasiliensis n. sp., a new procolophonid reptile from the Lower Triassic of southern Brazil: Neues Jahrbuch fur Geologie und Palaontologie Monatschefte, 2002, n. 11, p. 641-648. (Procolophon brasiliensis)

Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, Lower Chinle Group (Upper Triassic: Carnian) stratigraphy in the Zuni Mountains, west-central New Mexico: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 51-72.

Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, The microfauna of the Upper Triassic Ojo Huelos Member, San Pedro Arroyo Formation, central New Mexico: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 77- 85.

Kissel, R. A., Dilkes, D. W., and Reisz, R. R., 2002, Captorhinus magnus, a new captorhinid (Amniota: Eureptilia) from the Lower Permian of Oklahoma, with new evidence of the homology of the astragalus: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 39, p. 1363-1372. (Captorhinus magnus)

Kissel, R. A., and Lehman, T. M., 2002, Upper Pennsylvanian tetrapods from the Ada Formation of Seminole County, Oklahoma: Journal of Paleontology, v. 76, n. 3, p. 529-545.

Kordikova, E. G., 2002, Comparative morphology of the palate dentition of Proganochelys quenstedti Baur, 1887 from the Upper Triassic of Germany and chelonian ancestry: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, v. 225, n. 2, p.195-249.

Lucas, S. G., 2002, A new dicynodont from the Tirassic of Brazil and the tetrapod biochronology of the Brazilian Triassic: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 131-141.

Lucas, S. G., and Heckert, A. B., 2002, The Hyperodapedon biochron, Late Triassic of Pangea: Albertiana, v. 27, p. 30-38.

Lucas, S. G., Heckert, A. B., and Hotton III, N., 2002, The rhynchosaur Hyperodapedon from the Upper Triassic of Wyoming and its global biochronological significance: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 149-156.

May, W. J., and Hall, J. D., 2002, Geology and vertebrate fauna of a new site in the Wellington Formation (Lower Permian) of Northern Oklahoma: Oklahoma Geology Notes, v. 62, n. 2, p. 63-66.

Modesto, S. P., Damiani, R. J., and Sues, H.-D., 2002, A reappraisal of Coletta seca, a basal procolophonoid reptile from the Lower Triassic of South Africa: Palaeontology, v. 45, part 5, p. 883-895.

Polcyn, M. J., Winkler, D. A., Jacobs, L. L., and Newman, K., 2002, Fossil occurrences and structural disturbance in the Triassic Chinle Formation at North Stinking Springs Mountain near St. Johns, Arizona: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 43-49.

Reisz, R. R., Barkas, V., and Scott, D., 2002, A new early Permian bolosaurid reptile from the Richards Spur Dolese Brothers Quarry, near Fort Sill, Oklahoma: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 1, p. 23-28. (Bolosaurus grandis)

Reisz, R. T., and Scott, D., 2002, Owenetta kitchingorum, sp. nov., a small parareptile (Procolophonia; Owenettidae) from the Lower Triassic of South Africa: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 2, p. 244-256. (Owenetta kitchingorum = Owenetta rubidgei)

Rossmann, T., 2002, Studies on mesosaurs (Amniota inc. sed., Mesosauridae): 3. New aspects on the anatomy, preservation and palaeoecology, based on the specimens from the Palaeontological Institute of the University of Zurich: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, v. 224, n. 2, p. 197-221.

Spencer, P. S., and Storrs, G. W., 2002, A re-evaluation of small tetrapods from the Middle Triassic Otter Sandstone Formation of Devon, England: Palaeontology, v. 48, part 3, p. 447-467. (Kapes bentoni Kapes komiensis = Macrophon komiensis)

Tanke, D. H., and Rothschold, B. M., 2002, Dinosaures: An annotated bibliography of dinosaur paleopathology and related topics –1838-2001: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Sciences, bulletin 20, 96pp.

Tverdokhlebov, V. P., Tverdokhlebova, G. I., Surkov, M. V., and Benton, M. J., 2002, Tetrapod localities from the Triassic of SE of European Russia: Earth Science Reviews, v. 60, p. 1-66.


Turtles


Genus: Nova (4)

Amuremys DANILOV, BOLOSKY, AVERIANOV & DONCHENKO, 2002
Anomalochelys HIRAYAMA, SAKURAI, CHITOKU, KAWAKAMI & KITO, 2002
Galianemys GAFFNEY, TONG & MEYLAN, 2002
Siamochelys TONG, BUFFETAUT & SUTEETHORN, 2002

Species: Nova (6)

Anomalochelys angulata HIRAYAMA, SAKURAI, CHITOKU, KAWAKAMI & KITO, 2002
Elochelys convenarum LAURENT, TONG & CLAUDE, 2002
Galianemys emringeri GAFFNEY, TONG & MEYLAN, 2002
Galianemys whitei GAFFNEY, TONG & MEYLAN, 2002
Prochelidella portezuelae FUENTE, 2002
Siamochelys peninsularis TONG, BUFFETAUT & SUTEETHORN, 2002

Synonym: Nova (1)

Amuremys planicostata (RIABININ, 1930) DANILOV, BOLOSKY, AVERIANOV & DONCHENKO, 2002
= Aspideretes planicostatus RIABININ, 1930
= Mongolemys planicostatus (RIABININ, 1930) NESOV, 1981

Averianov, A. O., Voronkevich, A. V., Maschenko, E. N. Leshchinskiy, S. V., and Fayngertz, A. V., 2002, A sauropod foot from the Early Cretaceous of Western Siberia, Russia: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 47, n. 1, p. 117-124.

Bandyopadhyay, S., RoyChowdhury, T. K., and Sengupta, D. P., 2002, Taphonomy of some Gondwana vertebrate assemblages of India: Sedimentary Geology, v. 147, p. 219-245.

Bardet, N., and Pereda Suberbiola, X., 2002, Marine reptiles from the Late Cretaceous Phosphates of Jordan: palaeobiogreographical implications: Geodivrsitas, v. 24, n. 4, p. 831-839.

Barrett, P. M., Clarke, J. B., Brinkman, D. B., Chapman, S. D., and Enson, P. C., 2002, Morphology, histology and identification of the ‘granicones’ from the Purbeck Limestone Formation (Lower Cretaceous: Berriasian) of Dorset, southern England: Cretaceous Research, v. 23, p. 279-295.

Canudo, J. I., Ruiz-Omenaca, J. I., Barco, J. L., and Royo Torres, R., 2002, ?Sauropodos asiaticos en el Barremiense inferior (Cretacico Inferior) de Espana? Ameghiniana, v. 39, n. 4, p. 443-452.

Connely, M. V., 2003 (for 2002), Paleoecology of the Morrison Formation, Como Bluff, Wyoming: In: The Mesozoic in Wyoming, Tate 2002, Casper Colege, p 35-48.

Dalla Vecchia, F. M., Fraboni, R,. and Xiaoqiao, W., 2002, I dinosauri piumati della cina: Universita degli Studi di Ancona, 64pp.

Dalla Vecchia, F. M., Venturini, S., and Tentor, M., 2002, The Cenomanian (Late Cretaceous) Konservat-Lagrstatte of en Nammoura (Kesrouane Province), northern Lebanon: Bollettino della Societa Paleontologica Italiana, v. 41n, n. 1, p. 51-68.

Danilov, I. G., Oolotsky, Y. L., Averianov, A. O., and Donchenko, I. V., 2001, A new genus of Lindholmemydid turtle (Testudines: Testudinoidea) from the Late Cretaceous of the Amur River Region, Russia: Russian Journal of Herpentology, v. 9, n. 2, p. 155-168. (Amuremys planicostata = Aspideretes planicostatus, = Mongolemys planicostatus)

Difley, R. L., and Ekdale, A. A., 2002, Faunal implications of an environmental change before the Cretaceous-Tertiary (K-T) transition in central Utah: Cretaceous Research, v. 23, n. 315-331.

Get Prochelidella portezuelae FUENTE, 2002

Gaffney, E. S., Tong, H., and Meylan, P. A., 2002, Galianemys, a new side-necked turtle (Pelomedusoides: Bothremydidae) from the late Cretaceous of Morocco: American Museum Novitates, n. 3379, 20pp. (Galianemys emringeri, Galianemys whitei)

Gallagher, W. B., 2002, Faunal changes across the Cretaceous-Tertiary (K-T) boundary in the Atlantic coastal plain of New Jersey: restructuring the marine community after the K-T mass-extinction event: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 291-301.

Galton, P. M. and Martin, L. M., 2002, Enaliornis, an Early Cretaceous Hesperornithiform bird from England, with comments on other hesperornithiformes: In: Mesozoic Birds, above the heads of dinosaurs, Part 3, The Mesozoic aviary, anatomy and systematics, edited by Chiappe, L. M., and Witmer, L. M., University of California Press, 317-338.

Goto, M., Yabe, A., and Sano, S., 2002, The research report of the Dinosaur Fossil Exploratory excavation held by Fukui Prefecture in 2001: Memoir of the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum, v. 1, p. 102-119.

Guo, Z.-F., and Wang, X.-L., 2002, A study on the relationship between volcanic activities and mass mortalities of the Jehol vertebrate fauna from Sihetun, western Liaoning, China; Acta Peterologica Sinica, v. 18, n. 1, p. 117-125.

Hernandez, B. S., 2002, Asociacion faunistica de vertebrados Mesozoicos de la Localidad de Galve (Teruel): Estudios Geol, v. 58, p. 189-193.

Hirayma, R., 2002, Preliminary report of the fossil turtles from the Kitandani Formation (Early Cretaceous) of the Tetori Group of Katsuyama, Fukui Prefecture, Central Japan: Memoir of the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum, n. 1, p. 29-40.

Get Anomalochelys angulata HIRAYAMA, SAKURAI, CHITOKU, KAWAKAMI & KITO, 2002

Holroyd, P. A., and Hutchison, J. H., 2002, Patterns of geographic variation in latest Cretaceous vertebrates: evidence from turtle componenet: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 177-190.

Joyce, W. G., and Zelenitsky, D. K., 2002, Turtle egg pseudomorphs from the Late Jurassic of Schamhaupten, Germany: Archaeopteryx, v. 20, p. 57-62.

Kordikova, E. G., 2002, Comparative morphology of the palate dentition of Proganochelys quenstedti Baur, 1887 from the Upper Triassic of Germany and chelonian ancestry: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, v. 225, n. 2, p. 195-249.

Kordikova, E. G., 2002, Heterochrony in the evolution of the shell of Chelonia. Part 1: terminology, Cheloniidae, Dermochelyidae, Trionyxhidae, Cyclanorbidae and Carettochelyidae: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, v. 226, n. 3, p. 343-417.

Lamanna, M. C., Martinez, R. D., and Smith, J. B., 2002, A definitive abelisaurid theropod dinosaur from the Early Late Cretaceous of Patagonia: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n.. 1, p. 58-69.

Laurent, Y., Tong, H., and Claude, J., 2002, New side-necked-turtle (Pleurodira: Bothremydidae) form the Upper Maastrichtian of the Petites-Pyrenees (Haute-Garonne, France): Cretaceous Research, v. 23, p. 465-571. (Elochelys convenarum)

McCord, R. D. II, Tegowski, B. J., and Scarborough, R., 2002, Ongoing research in the late Cretaceous Fort Crittenden Formation, southeastern Arizona: the non-dinosaurian vertebrate fauna: In: Western Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists with Mesa Southwest Museum and Southwest Paleontological Society of Mesa, Arizona, First Meeting of the New Millenium, Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin n. 8, p. 65-71.

Norman, D. B., and Barrett, P. M., 2002, Ornithischian dinosaurs from the Lower Cretaceous (Berriasian) of England: Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 68, p. 161-189.

Pearson, D. A., Schaefer, T., Johnson, K. R., Nichols, D. J., and Hunter, J. P., 2002, Vertebrate Biostratigraphy of the Hell Creek Formation in southwestern North Dakota and northwestern South Dakota: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 145-167.

Schwimmer, D. R., 2002, King of the Crocodylians: Indiana University Press, 220pp.

Tokaryk, T. T., 2002, A humerus from a juvenile Triceratops sp. (Ornithischia; Ceratopsidae) from the Frenchman Formation (Late Maastrichtian), Saskatchwan: In: Summary of Investigations 2002, v. 1, p. Saskatchewan Geological Survey, Sask, Industry and Resources, Misc. Rep., 2002-4, p. 151-154.

Tong, H., Buffetaut, E., and Suteethorn, V., 2002, Middle Jurassic turtles from southern Thailand: Geological Magazine, v. 139, n. 6, p. 687-697. (Siamochelys peninsularis)

Wu, Q., 2002, Fossil Treasures from Liaoning: Geological Publishign House, 138pp.


Diapsida (Lower Lepidosauromorphs)

Genus: Nova (2)

Coartaredens SPENCER & STORRS, 2002
Lanthanolania MODESTO & REISZ, 2002

Species: Nova (2)

Coartaredens isaacii SPENCER & STORRS, 2002
Lanthanolania ivakhnenkoi MODESTO & REISZ, 2002

Barrett, P. M., and Evans, S. E., 2002, A reassessment of the Early Cretaceous reptile ‘Patricosaurus merocratus’ Seeley from the Cambridge Greensand, Cambridgeshire, UK: Cretaceous Research, v. 23, p. 231-240.

Caldwell, M. W., 2002, From fins to limbs to fins: limb evolution in fossil marine reptiles: American Journal of Medical Genetics, v. 112, p. 236-249. Link to pdf

Dalla Vecchia, F. M., Fraboni, R,. and Xiaoqiao, W., 2002, I dinosauri piumati della cina: Universita degli Studi di Ancona, 64pp.

Dorka, M., 2002, Tetrapod teeth from an Upper Ladinian bone bed, Schoningen (Lower Saxony, Germany): Palaontologische Zeitschrift, v. 76, n. 2, p. 283-296.

Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, Stratigraphy, Biostratigraphy and biochronology of Lower Chinle Group (Adamanian: Latest Carnian) vertebrate fossil assemblages in the Vicinity of St. Johns, Arizona: In: Wesetrn Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists with Mesa Southwest Museum and Southwest Paleontological Society of Mesa, Arizona, First Meeting of the New Millenium, Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin n. 8, p. 9-15.

Kordikova, E. G., 2002, Comparative morphology of the palate dentition of Proganochelys quenstedti Baur, 1887 from the Upper Triassic of Germany and chelonian ancestry: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, v. 225, n. 2, p.195-249.

Lucas, S. G., and Suneson, N. H., 2002, Amphibian and reptile tracks from the Hennessey Formation (Leonardian, Permian), Oklahoma County, Oklahoma: Oklahoma Geology Notes, v. 62, n. 2, p. 56-62.

Luo, Y., and Yu, Y., 2002, The restudy on the skull and mandible of Xinpusaurus suni: Guizhou Geology, v. 19, n. 2, p. 71-76. Link to pdf

Maisch, M. W., 2002, A new basal omphalosaurid from the Middle Triassic of Germany: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatschefte, 2002, n. 9, p. 513-525.

Maisch, M. W., and Matzke, A. T., 2002, Observations on Triassic ichthyosaurs. Part IX. The first associated skeletal remains of Merriamosaurus n. g. (Ichthyosauria, Lower Triassic) and their bearing on the systematic position of the Omphalosauria: Neües Jahrbuch fur Mineralogie, Geologie und Palaontologie, Abhandlungen, v. 226, n. 1, p. 59-94.

May, W. J., and Hall, J. D., 2002, Geology and vertebrate fauna of a new site in the Wellington Formation (Lower Permian) of Northern Oklahoma: Oklahoma Geology Notes, v. 62, n. 2, p. 63-66.

Modesto, S. P., and Reisz, R. R., (2002) 2003, An enigmatic new diapsid reptile from the Upper Permian of Eastern Europea: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 4, p. 851-855. Link to pdf (Lanthanolania ivakhnenkoi)

Nesbitt, S., 2002, An update on fossil reptile material from the Upper Moenkopi Formation, Holbrook Member (Middle Triassic), Northern Arizona: In: Western Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists with Mesa Southwest Museum and Southwest Paleontological Society of Mesa, Arizona, First Meeting of the New Millennium, Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin n. 8, p. 3-7.

Paul, G. S., 2002, Dinosaurs of the air, the evolution and loss of flight in dinosaurs and birds: Johns Hopkins University Press, 460pp.

Pearson, D. A., Schaefer, T., Johnson, K. R., Nichols, D. J., and Hunter, J. P., 2002, Vertebrate Biostratigraphy of the Hell Creek Formation in southwestern North Dakota and northwestern South Dakota: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 145-167.

Polcyn, M. J., Winkler, D. A., Jacobs, L. L., and Newman, K., 2002, Fossil occurrences and structural disturbance in the Triassic Chinle Formation at North Stinking Springs Mountain near St. Johns, Arizona: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 43-49.

Prum, R. O., and Brush, A. H., 2002, The evolutionary origin and diversification of feathers: The Quarterly Reivew of Biology, v. 77, n. 3, p. 261-295.

Spencer, P. S., and Storrs, G. W., 2002, A re-evaluation of small tetrapods from the Middle Triassic Otter Sandstone Formation of Devon, England: Palaeontology, v. 48, npart 3, p. 447-467. (Coartaredens isaacii)

Tverdokhlebov, V. P., Tverdokhlebova, G. I., Surkov, M. V., and Benton, M. J., 2002, Tetrapod localities from the Triassic of SE of European Russia: Earth Science Reviews, v. 60, p. 1-66.

Wang, L.-T., 2002, Study advances on Triassic marine reptiles in Guizhou: Guizhou Geology, v. 19, n. 2, p. 6-9. Link to pdf

Wu, Q., 2002, Fossil Treasures from Liaoning: Geological Publishing House, 138pp.

Zhao, Y., 2002, Guizhou—Palaeontological Kingdom: Publisher?, 213pp.


Lizards and Snakes


Genus: Nova (12)

Atokasaurus NYDAM & CIFELLI, 2002 (b)
Baabdasaurus ARNOLD, AZAR, INEICH & NEL, 2002
Bharatagama EVANS, PRASAD & MANHAS, 2002
Biscuspidon NYDAM & CIFELLI, 2002 (a)
Bothriagenys NYDEM, 2002
Dimekodontosaurus NYDEM, 2002
Eupodophis
RAGE & ESCUILLIE, 2002

Harmodontosaurus NYDEM, 2002
Kourisodon NICHOLLS & MECKERT, 2002
Lakumasaurus NOVAS, FERENANDEZ, GASPARINI, LIRIO, NUNEZ & PUERTA, 2002
Parasaurillus EVANS & SEARLE, 2002
Ptilotodon NYDAM & CIFELLI, 2002 (b)

Species: Nova (13)

Atokasaurus metarsiodon NYDAM & CIFELLI, 2002 (b)
Baabdasaurus xenurus ARNOLD, AZAR, INEICH & NEL, 2002
Bharatagama rebbanensis EVANS, PRASAD & MANHAS, 2002
Biscuspidon numerosus NYDAM & CIFELLI, 2002 (a)
Bothriagenys mysterion NYDEM, 2002
Dimekodontosaurus madseni NYDEM, 2002
Harmodontosaurus emeryensis NYDEM, 2002
Kourisodon putledgensis NICHOLLS & MECKERT, 2002
Lakumasaurus antarcticus NOVAS, FERENANDEZ, GASPARINI, LIRIO, NUNEZ & PUERTA, 2002
Paramacellodus keebleri NYDAM & CIFELLI, 2002 (b)
Prognathodon currii CHRISTIANSEN & BONDE, 2002
Ptilotodon wilsoni NYDAM & CIFELLI, 2002 (b)
Prognathodon saturator DORTANGS, SCHULP, MULDER, JAGT, PEETERS & GRAAF, 2002

Synonym: Nova (3)

Eupodophis descouensi (RAGE & ESCUILLIE, 2000) RAGE & ESCUILLIE, 2002
= Podophis descouensi RAGE & ESCUILLIE, 2000
Parasaurillus pseudobtusus EVANS & SEARLE, 2002
= Saurillus robustidens HOFFSTETTER, 1967
Tylosaurus ivoensis (PERSSON, 1963) LINDGREN & SIVERSON, 2002
= Mosasaurus ivoensis PERSSON, 1963
= Clidastes stenops WILLISTON, 1902
= Mosasaurus hoffmanni ivoensis PERSSON, 1963

Aberhan, M,. Bussert, R., Heinrich, W.-D., Schrank, E., Schultka, S., Sames, B., Kriwet, J., and Kapilima, S., 2002, Palaeoecology and depositional environments of the Tendaguru Beds (Late Jurassic to Early Cretaceous, Tanzania): Mitt. Mus. Nat.kd. Berl., Geowiss. Reihe, v. 5, p. 19-44.

Apesteguia, S., 2002, Greater Gondwana adn the Kawas Sea Coastal tetrapod fauna (Campanian-Maastrichtian) : II Sipmosio del Cretacico de america del Sur, P. 135-141.

Arnold, E. N., Azar, D., Ineich, I., and Nel, A., 2002, The oldest reptile in amber: a 120 million year old lizard from Lebanon. Journal of the Zoological Society of London, v. 258, p. 7-10. (Baabdasaurus xenurus)

Averianov, A. O., Voronkevich, A. V., Maschenko, E. N. Leshchinskiy, S. V., and Fayngertz, A. V., 2002, A sauropod foot from the Early Cretaceous of Western Siberia, Russia: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 47, n. 1, p. 117-124.

Bardet, N., 2002, Adaptations a la vie aquatique des reptiles marins du Mesozoique: Geochronique, n. 84, p. 33-35.

Bardet, N., and Pereda Suberbiola, X., 2002, Marine reptiles from the Late Cretaceous Phosphates of Jordan: palaeobiogreographical implications: Geodivrsitas, v. 24, n. 4, p. 831-839.

Bardet, N., and Tunoglu, C, 2002, The first mosasaur (Squamata) from the Late Cretaceous of Turkey: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 3, p. 713-715.

Barrett, P. M., Clarke, J. B., Brinkman, D. B., Chapman, S. D., and Enson, P. C., 2002, Morphology, histology and identification of the ‘granicones’ from the Purbeck Limestone Formation (Lower Cretaceous: Berriasian) of Dorset, southern England: Cretaceous Research, v. 23, p. 279-295.

Bottjer, D. J., 2002, Smoky Hill Chalk : spectacular Cretaceous marine fauna: In: Exceptional Fossil Preservation, a unique view of the evolution of marine life, edited by Bottjer, D. J., Etter, W., Hagadorn, J. W., and Tang, C. M., Columbia University Press, p. 353-364.

Caldwell, M. W., 2002, From fins to limbs to fins: limb evolution in fossil marine reptiles: American Journal of Medical Genetics, v. 112, p. 236-249. Link to pdf

Caldwell, M. W., and Albino, A., (2002) 2003, Exceptionally preserved skeletons of the Cretaceous snake Dinilysia patagonica Woodward, 1901: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 4, p. 861-866.

Cando, J. I., Ruiz-Omenaca, J. I., Barco, J. L., and Royo Torres, R., 2002, ?Sauropodos asiaticos en el Barremiense inferior (Cretacico Inferior) de Espana? Ameghiniana, v. 39, n. 4, p. 443-452.

Christianssen, P., and Bonde, N, 2002, A new species of gigantic mosasaur from the Late Cretaceous of Israel: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 3, p. 629-644. (Prognathodon currii)

Codrea, V., Smith, T., Dica, P., Folie, A., Garcia, G., Godefroit, P., and Van Itterbeecke, J., 2002, Dinosaur egg nests, mammals and other vertebrates from a new Maastrichtian site of the Hateg Basin (Romania): C. R. Palevol. V. 1, p. 173-180.

Dalla Vecchia, F. M., Venturini, S., and Tentor, M., 2002, The Cenomanian (Late Cretaceous) Konservat-Lagrstatte of en Nammoura (Kesrouane Province), northern Lebanon: Bollettino della Societa Paleontologica Italiana, v. 41n, n. 1, p. 51-68.

Difley, R. L., and Ekdale, A. A., 2002, Footprints of Utah’s last dinosaurs: track beds in the Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) North Horn Formation of the Wasatch Plateau, Central Utah: Palaios, v. 17, p. 327-346.

Difley, R. L., and Ekdale, A. A., 2002, Faunal implications of an environmental change before the Cretaceous-Tertiary (K-T) transition in central Utah: Cretaceous Research, v. 23, n. 315-331.

Dortangs, R. W., Schulp. A. S., Mulder, E. W. A., Jagt, J. W. M., Peeters, H. H. G., and Graaf, D. Th. De., 2002, A large new mosasaur from the Upper Cretaceous of The Netherlands: Netherlands Journal of Geosciences/ Geologie en Mijnbouw, v. 81, n. 1, p. 1-8. (Prognathodon saturator)

Ensom, P. C., 2002, Vertebrate trace fossils in the Purbeck Limestone Group of southern England: Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 68, p. 203-220.

Evans, S. E., Prasad, G. V. R., and Manhas, B. K., 2002, Fossil lizards from the Jurassic Kota Formation of India: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 2, p. 299-312. (Bharatagama rebbanensis, Parasaurillus pseudobtusus = Saurillus robustidens)

Evans, S. E., and Searle, B., 2002, Lepidosaurian reptiles from the Purbeck Limestone Group of Dorset, southern England: Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 68, p. 145-159.

Everhart, M. J., 2002, New data on cranial measurements and body length of the mosasaur, Tylosaurus nepaeolicus (Squamata; mosasauridae), from the Niobrara Formation of Western Kansas: Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, v. 105, n. 1-2, p. 33-43.

Gallagher, W. B., 2002, Faunal changes across the Cretaceous-Tertiary (K-T) boundary in the Atlantic coastal plain of New Jersey: restructuring the marine community after the K-T mass-extinction event: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 291-301.

Hall, B. K., 2002, Palaeontology and evolutionary developmental biology: a science of the nineteenth and twenty-first centuries: Palaeontology, v. 45, part 4, p. 647-669.

Hernandez, B. S., 2002, Asociacion faunistica de vertebrados Mesozoicos de la Localidad de Galve (Teruel): Estudios Geol, v. 58, p. 189-193.

Holroyd, P. A., and Hutchison, J. H., 2002, Patterns of geographic variation in latest Cretaceous vertebrates: evidence from turtle componenet: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 177-190.

Kanenko, R., translated by Yamanka, S., 2002, Following dinosaur tracks in Italy: DinoPress, v. 6, p. 46-55.

Kiernan, C. R., 2002, Stratigraphic distribution and habitat segregation of mosasaurs in the Upper Cretaceous of western and central Alabama, with an historical review of Alabama mosasaur discoveries: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 1, p. 91-103.

Krzic, B., 2002, The Cretaceous squamates of the Adriatic Region: DinoPress, v. 7, p. 56-65.

Lee, M. S. Y., and Scalon, J. D., 2002, Snake phylogeny based on osteology, soft anatomy and ecology: Biological Review, v. 77, p. 333-401.

Get Tylosaurus ivoensis = Mosasaurus ivoensis, = Clidastes stenops, = Mosasaurus hoffmanni ivoensis LINDGREN & SIVERSON, 2002

Lingham-Solair, T., 2002, First occurrence of premaxillary caniniform teeth in the varanoidea: presence in the extinct mosasaur Goronyosaurus (squamata: mosasauridae) and its functional and paleoecological implications: Lethaia, v. 35, p. 187-190.

Lopuchowycz, V. B., and Massare, J. A., 2002, Bone microstrucure of a Cretaceous ichthyosaur: Paludicola, v. 3, n. 4, p. 139-147.

McCord, R. D. II, Tegowski, B. J., and Scarborough, R., 2002, Ongoing research in the late Cretaceous Fort Crittenden Formation, southeastern Arizona: the non-dinosaurian vertebrate fauna: In: Western Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists with Mesa Southwest Museum and Southwest Paleontological Society of Mesa, Arizona, First Meeting of the New Millennium, Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin n. 8, p. 65-71.

Miyashita, T., translated by Yamanaka, S., 2002, Visiting museums in the land of the White Night: DinoPress, v. 7, p. 120-127.

Montani, R. H., 2002, Swimming speed estimation of extinct marine reptiles: energetic approach revisited: Paleobiology, v. 28, n. 2, p. 251-22.

Nichollis, E. L., and Meckert, D., 2002, Marine reptiles from the Nanaimo Group (Upper Cretaceous) of Vancouver Island: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 39, p. 1591-1603. (Kourisodon putledgensis)

Novas, F. E., Fernandez, M., Gasparini, Z. B. de, Lirio, J. M., Nunez, H. J., and Puerta, P., 2002, Lakumasaurus antarcticus, n. gen. et. sp., a new mosasaur (Reptilia, Squamata) from the Upper Cretaceous of Antartica: Ameghiniana, v. 39, n. 2, p. 245-249. (Lakumasaurus antarcticus)

Nydam, R. L., 2002, Lizards of the Mussentuchit local fauna (Albian-Cenomanian boundary) and comments on the evolution of the Cretaceous lizard fauna of North America: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 3, p. 645-660. (Bothriagenys mysterion, Dimekodontosaurus madseni, Harmodontosaurus emeryensis)

Nydam, R. L., and Cifelli, R. L., 2002, (a) A new teiid lizard from the Cedar Mountain Formation (Albian-Cenomanian boundary) of Utah: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 2, p. 276-285. (Biscuspidon numerosus)

Nydam, R. L., and Cifelli, R. L., 2002 (b), Lizards from the Lower Cretaceous (Aptian-Albian) Antlers and Cloverly Formtions: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 2, p. 286-298. (Atokasaurus metarsiodon, Paramacellodus keebleri, Ptilotodon wilsoni)

Rage, J.-C., 2002, The continental Late Cretaceous of Europe: toward a better understanding: C. R. Palevol. v. 1, p. 257-258.

Get Rage, J. C., and Escuillie, F., 2002, Eupodophis, new name for the genus Podophis Rage and Escuillie, 2000, an extinct bipedal snake, preoccupied by Podophis Wiegmann, 1843 (Lacertilia, Scincidae): Amphibia-Reptilia, Leyden, v. 23, p. 232-233. (Eupodophis descouensi = Podophis descouensi)

Tanimoto, M., and Kishimto, S., 2002, Mosasaurid big vertebrae from the Upper Cretaceous Izumi Group of Sumoto-City, Hyogo Prefecture, Southwest Japan: Chigakukenkyu, v. 51, n. 3, p. 135-141.

Wu, Q., 2002, Fossil Treasures from Liaoning: Geological Publishign House, 138pp.

Zaher, H., and Rieppel, O., 2002, On the phylogenetic relationships of the Cretaceous snakes with legs, with special reference to Pachyrhachis problematicus (Squamata, Serpentes): Journal of vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 1, p. 104-109.


Sphenodonts


Aberhan, M,. Bussert, R., Heinrich, W.-D., Schrank, E., Schultka, S., Sames, B., Kriwet, J., and Kapilima, S., 2002, Palaeoecology and depositional environments of the Tendaguru Beds (Late Jurassic to Early Cretaceous, Tanzania): Mitt. Mus. Nat.kd. Berl., Geowiss. Reihe, v. 5, p. 19-44.

Apesteguia, S., 2002, Greater Gondwana adn the Kawas Sea Coastal tetrapod fauna (Campanian-Maastrichtian) : II Sipmosio del Cretacico de america del Sur, P. 135-141.

Evans, S. E., Prasad, G. V. R., and Manhas, B. K., 2002, Fossil lizards from the Jurassic Kota Formation of India: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 2, p. 299-312.

Evans, S. E., and Searle, B., 2002, Lepidosaurian reptiles from the Purbeck Limestone Group of Dorset, southern England: Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 68, p. 145-159.

Fraser, N., 2002, The supporting cast: dinosaur contemporaries: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 61-68.

Kordikova, E. G., 2002, Comparative morphology of the palate dentition of Proganochelys quenstedti Baur, 1887 from the Upper Triassic of Germany and chelonian ancestry: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, v. 225, n. 2, p.195-249.

Lucas, S. G., and Heckert, A. B., 2002, The Hyperodapedon biochron, Late Triassic of Pangea: Albertiana, v. 27, p. 30-38.

Lucas, S. G., Heckert, A. B., and Hotton III, N., 2002, The rhynchosaur Hyperodapedon from the Upper Triassic of Wyoming and its global biochronological significance: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 149-156.

Polcyn, M. J., Winkler, D. A., Jacobs, L. L., and Newman, K., 2002, Fossil occurrences and structural disturbance in the Triassic Chinle Formation at North Stinking Springs Mountain near St. Johns, Arizona: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 43-49.

Tverdokhlebov, V. P., Tverdokhlebova, G. I., Surkov, M. V., and Benton, M. J., 2002, Tetrapod localities from the Triassic of SE of European Russia: Earth Science Reviews, v. 60, p. 1-66.


Ichthyosaurs


Genus: Nova (1)

Merriamosaurus MAISCH & MATZKE, 2002

Species: Nova (2)

Cymbonspondylus asiaticus LI & YOU, 2002
Omphalosaurus peyeri MAISCH, 2002

Synonym: Nova (1)

Merriamosaurus hulkei (MAISCH & MATZKE, 2000) MAISCH & MATZKE, 2002
= Rotundopteryx hulkei MAISCH & MATZKE, 2000
= Pessopteryx nisseri MAZIN 1983

Bardet, N., 2002, Adaptations a la vie aquatique des reptiles marins du Mesozoique: Geochronique, n. 84, p. 33-35.

Bottjer, D. J., 2002, Berlin-Ichthyosaur: preserving some of the Earth’s largest marine vertebrates: In: Exceptional Fossil Preservation, a unique view of the evolution of marine life, edited by Bottjer, D. J., Etter, W., Hagadorn, J. W., and Tang, C. M., Columbia University Press, p. 243-250.

Buttler, C., and Howe, S., 2002, Ichthyosaur to Iffyosaur: from fact to fiction: The Geological Curator, v. 7, n. 8, p. 305-308. Link to pdf

Caldwell, M. W., 2002, From fins to limbs to fins: limb evolution in fossil marine reptiles: American Journal of Medical Genetics, v. 112, p. 236-249. Link to pdf

Dalla Vecchia, F. M., and Avanzini, M., 2002, New findings of isolated remains of Triassic reptiles from Northeastern Italy: Bollettino della Societa Paleontologica Italiana, v. 41, n. 2-3, p. 215-235.

Etter, W., 2002, Monte San Giorgio: remarkable Triassic marine vertebrates: Hagadorn: In: Exceptional Fossil Preservation, a unique view of the evolution of marine life, edited by Bottjer, D. J., Etter, W., Hagadorn, J. W., and Tang, C. M., Columbia University Press, p. 221-242.

Etter, W., and Tang, C. M., 2002, Posidonia shale: Germany’s Jurassic marine park: In: Exceptional Fossil Preservation, a unique view of the evolution of marine life, edited by Bottjer, D. J., Etter, W., Hagadorn, J. W., and Tang, C. M., Columbia University Press, p. 265-291.

Fraser, N., 2002, The supporting cast: dinosaur contemporaries: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 61-68.

Haubold, H., 2002, Literaturbericht, Ichthyosaurier und Sauropterygier: Zbl. Geol. Palaont, Teil II, Heft 5/6, p. 367-410. Link to pdf

Holden, C., 2002, Fossil vomit: Science, v. 295, p. 1459.

Kanenko, R., translated by Yamanka, S., 2002, Following dinosaur tracks in Italy: DinoPress, v. 6, p. 46-55.

Kear, B. P., 2002, Dental caries in an Early Cretaceous ichthyosaur: Alcheringa, v. 25, p. 387-390.

Kear, B. J., 2002, Darwin Formation (Early Creaceous, Northern Territory) marine reptile remains in the South Australian Museum: Records of the South Australian Museum, v. 35, n. 1, p. 33-47.

Li, C., and You, H.-L., 2002, Cymbospondylus from the Upper Triassic of Guizhou, China: Vertebrata PalAsiatica, v. 40, n. 1, p. 9-16. (Cymbonspondylus asiaticus)

Li, J.-L., Liu, J., Li, C., and Huang, Z.-X., 2002, The horizon and age of the Marine reptiles from Hubei Province, China: Vertebrata PalAsiatica, v. 40, n. 3, p. 241-244.

Lopuchowycz, V. B., and Massare, J. A., 2002, Bone microstrucure of a Cretaceous ichthyosaur: Paludicola, v. 3, n. 4, p. 139-147.

Lucas, S. G., 2002, Toretocnemus, a Late Triassic Ichthyosaur from California, U.S.A. and Sonora, Mexico: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 275-278.

Maisch, M. W., 2002, A new basal omphalosaurid from the Middle Triassic of Germany: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatschefte, 2002, n. 9, p. 513-525. (Omphalosaurus peyeri)

Maisch, M. W., and Matzke, A. T., 2002, Observations on Triassic ichthyosaurs. Part IX. The first associated skeletal remains of Merriamosaurus n. g. (Ichthyosauria, Lower Triassic) and their bearing on the systematic position of the Omphalosauria: Neües Jahrbuch fur Mineralogie, Geologie und Palaontologie, Abhandlungen, v. 226, n. 1, p. 59-94. (Merriamosaurus hulkei = Rotundopteryx hulkei, = Pessopteryx nisseri)

Maisch, M. W., and Matzke, A. T., 2002, The skull of a large Lower Triassic ichthyosaur from Spitzbergen and its implications for the origin of the Ichthyosauria: Lethia, v. 35, p. 250-256.

Miyashita, T., translated by Yamanaka, S., 2002, Visiting museums in the land of the White Night: DinoPress, v. 7, p. 120-127.

Montani, R. H., 2002, Scaling effects in caudal fin propulsion and the speed of ichthyosaurs: Nature, v. 415, p. 309-312.

Montani, R. H., 2002, Swimming speed estimation of extinct marine reptiles: energetic approach revisited: Paleobiology, v. 28, n. 2, p. 251-22.

Nicholls, E. L., Wei, C, and Manabe, M., (2002) 2003, New material of Qianichthyosaurus Li, 1999 (Reptilia, Ichhtyosauria) from the Late Triassic of southern China, and implications for the distribution of Triassic Ichthyosaurs: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 4, p. 759-765.

Sennikov, A. G., 2002, Discovery of a primitive sauropterygian from the Lower Triassic of the Donskaya Luka (Don Basin) and the range of Triassic Marine reptiles in Russia: Palaeontological Journal, v. 35, n. 3, p. 301-309.

Shultz, M. R., Fildani, A., and Suarez, M., 2002, Occurrence of the Southernmost South American ichthyosaur (Middle Jurassic-Lower Cretaceous), Parque Nacional Torres del Paine, Patagonia, Southernmost Chile: Palaios, v. 18, p. 69-73.

Sirotti, A., and Papazzoni, C. A., 2002, On the Cretaceous ichthyosaur remains from the Northern Apennines (Italy): Bollettino della Societa Paleontologia Italiana, v. 41, n. 2-3, p. 237-248.

Tang, C. M., 2002, Oxford Clay: England’s Jurassic marine park: In: Exceptional Fossil Preservation, a unique view of the evolution of marine life, edited by Bottjer, D. J., Etter, W., Hagadorn, J. W., and Tang, C. M., Columbia University Press, p. 307-325.

Wang, L.-T., 2002, Study advances on Triassic marine reptiles in Guizhou: Guizhou Geology, v. 19, n. 2, p. 6-9. Link to pdf

Zhao, Y., 2002, Guizhou—Palaeontological Kingdom: Publisher?, 213pp.


Sauropterygians and Placodontians

Genus: Nova (3)

Edgarosaurus DRUCKENMILLER, 2002
Kaiwhekea CRUICKSHANK & FORDYCE, 2002
Vinialesaurus GASPARINI, BARDET & ITURRALDE-VINENT, 2002

Species: Nova (5)

Edgarosaurus muddi DRUCKENMILLER, 2002
Kaiwhekea katiki CRUICKSHANK & FORDYCE, 2002
Lariosaurus xingyiensis LI, LIU & RIEPPEL, 2002
Psephoderma sculptata RIEPPEL, 2002
Psephosauriscus ramonensis RIEPPEL, 2002

Synonym: Nova (1)

Vinialesaurus caroli (De La TORRE & ROJAS, 1949) GASPARINI, BARDET & ITURRALDE-VINENT, 2002
= Cryptocleidus cuervoi caroli De La TORRE & ROJAS, 1949 (nomen dubium)
= Cryptocleidus caroli De La TORRE & ROJAS, 1949 (nomen dubium)

Bardet, N., 2002, Adaptations a la vie aquatique des reptiles marins du Mesozoique: Geochronique, n. 84, p. 33-35.

Bardet, N., and Pereda Suberbiola, X., 2002, Marine reptiles from the Late Cretaceous Phosphates of Jordan: palaeobiogreographical implications: Geodivrsitas, v. 24, n. 4, p. 831-839.

Bottjer, D. J., 2002, Smoky Hill Chalk : spectacular Cretaceous marine fauna: In: Exceptional Fossil Preservation, a unique view of the evolution of marine life, edited by Bottjer, D. J., Etter, W., Hagadorn, J. W., and Tang, C. M., Columbia University Press, p. 353-364.

Caldwell, M. W., 2002, From fins to limbs to fins: limb evolution in fossil marine reptiles: American Journal of Medical Genetics, v. 112, p. 236-249. Link to pdf

Cruickshank, A. R. I., and Fordyce, R. E., 2002, A new marine reptile (Sauropterygia) from New Zealand: Further evidence for a Late Cretaceous Austral radiation of cryptoclidid plesiosaurs: Palaeontology, v. 45, part 3, p. 557-575. ( Kaiwhekea katiki)

Dalla Vecchia, F. M., and Avanzini, M., 2002, New findings of isolated remains of Triassic reptiles from Northeastern Italy: Bollettino della Societa Paleontologica Italiana, v. 41, n. 2-3, p. 215-235.

Davidson, J. P., 2002, Bonehead mistakes: The background in scientific literature and illustrations for Edward Drinker Cope’s first restoration of Elasmosaurus platyurus: Proceedings of the Natural Science of Philadelphia, v. 152, p. 215-240.

Druckenmuller, P. S., 2002, Osteology of a new plesiosaur from the Lower Cretaceous (Albian) Thermopolis Shale of Montana: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology,v. 22, n. 1, p. 29-42. (Edgarosaurus muddi)

Etter, W., 2002, Monte San Giorgio: remarkable Triassic marine vertebrates: Hagadorn: In: Exceptional Fossil Preservation, a unique view of the evolution of marine life, edited by Bottjer, D. J., Etter, W., Hagadorn, J. W., and Tang, C. M., Columbia University Press, p. 221-242.

Etter, W., and Tang, C. M., 2002, Posidonia shale: Germany’s Jurassic marine park: In: Exceptional Fossil Preservation, a unique view of the evolution of marine life, edited by Bottjer, D. J., Etter, W., Hagadorn, J. W., and Tang, C. M., Columbia University Press, p. 265-291.

Fraser, N., 2002, The supporting cast: dinosaur contemporaries: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 61-68.

Gasparini, Z. B., Bardet, N., and Iturralde-Vinent, M., 2002, A new cryptoclidid plesiosaur from the Oxfordian (Late Jurassic) of Cuba: Geobios, v, 35, p. 201-211. (Vinialesaurus caroli = Cryptocleidus cuervoi caroli (nomen dubium), = Cryptocleidus caroli (nomen dubium)) Link to pdf

Haubold, H., 2002, Literaturbericht, Ichthyosaurier und Sauropterygier: Zbl. Geol. Palaont, Teil II, Heft 5/6, p. 367-410. Link to pdf

Kanenko, R., translated by Yamanka, S., 2002, Following dinosaur tracks in Italy: DinoPress, v. 7, p. 96-105.

Kear, B. J., 2002, Darwin Formation (Early Creaceous, Northern Territory) marine reptile remains in the South Australian Museum: Records of the South Australian Museum, v. 35, n. 1, p. 33-47.

Knapp, S., 2002, Leiester: to buy a plesiosaur: Geology Today, v. 18, n. 2, p. 54-55.

Kordikova, E. G., 2002, Comparative morphology of the palate dentition of Proganochelys quenstedti Baur, 1887 from the Upper Triassic of Germany and chelonian ancestry: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, v. 225, n. 2, p.195-249.

Li, C., and Rieppel, O., 2002, A new cyamodontid placodont from the Triassic of Guizhou, China: Chinese Science Bulletin, v. 47, n. 5, p. 403-407. (Psephochelys polyostoderma) Link to pdf

Li, J.-L., Liu, J,. and Rieppel, O., 2002, A new species of Lariosaurus (Sauropterygia: Nothosauridae) from Triassic of Guizhou, Southwest China: Vertebrata PalAsiatica, v. 40, n. 2, p. 114-126. (Lariosaurus xingyiensis)

Li, J.-L., Liu, J., Li, C., and Huang, Z.-X., 2002, The horizon and age of the Marine reptiles from Hubei Province, China: Vertebrata PalAsiatica, v. 40, n. 3, p. 241-244.

Miyashita, T., translated by Yamanaka, S., 2002, Visiting museums in the land of the White Night: DinoPress, v. 7, p. 120-127.

Montani, R. H., 2002, Swimming speed estimation of extinct marine reptiles: energetic approach revisited: Paleobiology, v. 28, n. 2, p. 251-22.

Nichollis, E. L., and Meckert, D., 2002, Marine reptiles from the Nanaimo Group (Upper Cretaceous) of Vancouver Island: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 39, p. 1591-1603.

O’Keefe, F. R., 2002, The evolution of plesiosaur and pliosaur morphotypes in the plesiosauria (Reptilia: Sauropterygia): Paleobiology, v. 28, n. 1, p. 101-112.

O’Keefe, F. R., 2003 (for 2002) New cranial material of the polycotylid plesiosaur Polycotylus latippinis Cope from Alabama: In: The Mesozoic in Wyoming, Tate 2002, Casper College, p 106-113.

Rieppel, O., 2002, Feeding mechanics in Triassic stem-group sauropterygians: the anatomy of a successful invasions of Mesozoic seas: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 135, p. 33-63.

Rieppel, O., 2002, The dermal armor of the cyamodontoid placodonts (Reptilia, Sauropterygia): morphology and systematic value: Fieldiana; Geology, new series, n. 46, p. 1-41pp. (Psephoderma sculptata, Psephosauriscus ramonensis) Link to pdf

Rieppel, O., Sander, P. M., Storrs, G. W., 2002, The skull of the pistosaur Augustasaurus from the Middle Triassic or northwestern Nevada: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 3, p. 577-593. Link to pdf

Tang, C. M., 2002, Oxford Clay: England’s Jurassic marine park: In: Exceptional Fossil Preservation, a unique view of the evolution of marine life, edited by Bottjer, D. J., Etter, W., Hagadorn, J. W., and Tang, C. M., Columbia University Press, p. 307-325.

Wang, L.-T., 2002, Study advances on Triassic marine reptiles in Guizhou: Guizhou Geology, v. 19, n. 2, p. 6-9. Link to pdf

Zhao, Y., 2002, Guizhou—Palaeontological Kingdom: Publisher?, 213pp.


Lower Archosauromorpha


Angielczyk, K. D., 2002, A selective annotation of published Triassic vertebrates from the University of California Museum of Paleontology collections: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 297-301.

Avanzini, M., and Lockley, M. G., 2002, Middle Triassic archosaur population structure: interpretation based on Isochirotherium delicatum fossil footprints (Southern Alps, Italy): Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 185, p. 391-402.

Avanzini, M., and Renesto, S., 2002, A review of Rhynchosauroides tirolicus Able, 1926 Ichnospecies (Middle Triassic: Anisian-Ladinian) and some inferences on Rhynchosauroides trackmaker: Rivista Italiana di Stratigrafia, v. 108, n. 1, p. 51-66.

Bandyopadhyay, S., RoyChowdhury, T. K., and Sengupta, D. P., 2002, Taphonomy of some Gondwana vertebrate assemblages of India: Sedimentary Geology, v. 147, p. 219-245.

Barrett, P. M., and Evans, S. E., 2002, A reassessment of the Early Cretaceous reptile ‘Patricosaurus merocratus’ Seeley from the Cambridge Greensand, Cambridgeshire, UK: Cretaceous Research, v. 23, p. 231-240.

Benton, M. J., and Gower, D. J., 2002, Alick D. Walker 1925-1999: an appreciation: In: Archosaurian anatomy and palaeontology. Essays in memory of Alick D. Walker, edited by Norman, D. B., and Gower, D. J., Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 136, p. 1-5.

Dalla Vecchia, F. B., 2002, Terrestrial reptiles in the Norian of the Carnian Pre-Alps (Friuli, NE Italy): paleoenvironmental implications: Mem. Soc. Geol. It., v. 57, p. 101-106.

Dalla Vecchia, F. M., and Avanzini, M., 2002, New findings of isolated remains of Triassic reptiles from Northeastern Italy: Bollettino della Societa Paleontologica Italiana, v. 41, n. 2-3, p. 215-235.

Desojo, J. B., Arcucci, A. B., and Marsicano, C. A., 2002, Reassessment of Cuyosuchus huenei, a Middle-Late Triassic archosauriform from the Cuyo Basin, west-central Argentina: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 143-148.

Diedrich, C., 2002, Vertebrate track bed stratigraphy at new megatrack sites in the Upper Wellenkalk Member and orbicularis Member (Muschelkalk, Middle Triassic) in carbonate tidal flat environments of the western Germanic Basin: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 183, p. 185-208.

Dorka, M., 2002, Tetrapod teeth from an Upper Ladinian bone bed, Schoningen (Lower Saxony, Germany): Palaontologische Zeitschrift, v. 76, n. 2, p. 283-296.

Etter, W., 2002, Monte San Giorgio: remarkable Triassic marine vertebrates: Hagadorn: In: Exceptional Fossil Preservation, a unique view of the evolution of marine life, edited by Bottjer, D. J., Etter, W., Hagadorn, J. W., and Tang, C. M., Columbia University Press, p. 221-242.

Harris, J. D., and Downs, A., 2002, A drepanosaurid pectoral girdle from the Ghost Ranch (Whitaker) Coelophysis Quarry (Chinle Group, Rock Point Formation, Rhaetian), New Mexico: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 1, p 70-75. Link to pdf

Harris, S. K., Lucas, S. G., and Hunt, A. B., 2002, The oldest North American prosauropod, from the Upper Triassic Tecovas Formation of the Chinle Group (Adamanian: Latest Carnian), west Texas: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 249-252.

Hoganson, J. W., and Murphy, E. C., 2002, Marine Breine Member (Maastrichtian) of the Hell Creek Formation in North Dakota: stratigraphy, vertebrate fossil record, and age: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 247-269.

Holroyd, P. A., and Hutchison, J. H., 2002, Patterns of geographic variation in latest Cretaceous vertebrates: evidence from turtle componenet: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 177-190.

Hunt, A., Heckert, A. B., Lucas, S. G., and Downs, A., 2002, The distribution to the enigmatic reptile Vancleavea in the Upper Triassic Chinle Group of the western United States: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 269-273.

Kanenko, R., translated by Yamanka, S., 2002, Following dinosaur tracks in Italy: DinoPress, v. 7, p. 96-105.

Kordikova, E. G., 2002, Comparative morphology of the palate dentition of Proganochelys quenstedti Baur, 1887 from the Upper Triassic of Germany and chelonian ancestry: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, v. 225, n. 2, p.195-249.

Lucas, S. G., 2002, A new dicynodont from the Tirassic of Brazil and the tetrapod biochronology of the Brazilian Triassic: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 131-141.
Lucas, S. G., and Heckert, A. B., 2002, The Hyperodapedonbiochron, Late Triassic of Pangea: Albertiana, v. 27, p. 30-38.

Lucas, S. G., Heckert, A. B., and Hotton III, N., 2002, The rhynchosaur Hyperodapedon from the Upper Triassic of Wyoming and its global biochronological significance: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 149-156.

Modesto, S. P., and Reisz, R. R., (2002) 2003, An enigmatic new diapsid reptile from the Upper Permian of Eastern Europea: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 4, p. 851-855.

Pearson, D. A., Schaefer, T., Johnson, K. R., Nichols, D. J., and Hunter, J. P., 2002, Vertebrate Biostratigraphy of the Hell Creek Formation in southwestern North Dakota and northwestern South Dakota: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 145-167.

Polcyn, M. J., Winkler, D. A., Jacobs, L. L., and Newman, K., 2002, Fossil occurrences and structural disturbance in the Triassic Chinle Formation at North Stinking Springs Mountain near St. Johns, Arizona: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 43-49.

Renesto, S., and Avanzini, M., 2002, Skin remains in a juvenile Macrocnemus bassanii Nopcsa (Reptilia, Prolacertiformes) from the Middle Triassic of Northern Italy: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, v. 224, n. 1, p. 31-48.

Renesto, S., Dalla Vecchia, F. M., and Peters, D., 2002, Morphological evidence for bipedalism in the Late Triassic prolacertiform reptile Longobardisaurus: Senckenbergiana Lethaea, v. 82, n. 1, p. 95-106.

Tokaryk, T. T., 2002, A humerus from a juvenile Triceratops sp. (Ornithischia; Ceratopsidae) from the Frenchman Formation (Late Maastrichtian), Saskatchwan: In: Summary of Investigatiosn 2002, v. 1, p. Saskatchewan Geological Survey, Sask, Industry and Resources, Misc. Rep., 2002-4, p. 151-154.

Tverdokhlebov, V. P., Tverdokhlebova, G. I., Surkov, M. V., and Benton, M. J., 2002, Tetrapod localities from the Triassic of SE of European Russia: Earth Science Reviews, v. 60, p. 1-66.

Zeigler, K. E., Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, A tale of two sites: a taphonomic comparison of two Late Triassic (Chinle Group) vertebrate fossil localities from New Mexico: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 285-290.


“Thecodontia, Pseudosuchia"

Species: Nova (3)

Desmatosuchus chamaensis ZEIGLER, HECKERT & LUCAS, 2002
Revueltosaurus hunti HECKERT, 2002b
Typothorax antiquum LUCAS, HECKERT & HUNT, 2002

Angielczyk, K. D., 2002, A selective annotation of published Triassic vertebrates from the University of California Museum of Paleontology collections: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 297-301.

Benton, M. J., and Gower, D. J., 2002, Alick D. Walker 1925-1999: an appreciation: In: Archosaurian anatomy and palaeontology. Essays in memory of Alick D. Walker, edited by Norman, D. B., and Gower, D. J., Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 136, p. 1-5.

Benton, M. J., and Walker, A. D., 2002, Erpetosuchus, a crocodile-like basal archosaur from the Late Triassic of Elgin, Scotland: In: Archosaurian anatomy and palaeontology. Essays in memory of Alick D. Walker, edited by Norman, D. B., and Gower, D. J., Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 136, p. 25-47.

Bandyopadhyay, S., RoyChowdhury, T. K., and Sengupta, D. P., 2002, Taphonomy of some Gondwana vertebrate assemblages of India: Sedimentary Geology, v. 147, p. 219-245.

Desojo, J. B., Arcucci, A. B., and Marsicano, C. A., 2002, Reassessment of Cuyosuchus huenei, a Middle-Late Triassic archosauriform from the Cuyo Basin, west-central Argentina: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 143-148.

Fraser, N. C., Padian, K., Walkden, G. M., and Davis, L. M., 2002, Basal dinosauriform remains from Britain and the diagnosis of the Dinosauria: Palaeontology, v. 45, part 1, p. 79-95.

Gatsey, S. M., 2002, Locomotor evolution on the line to modern birds: In: Mesozoic Birds, above the heads of dinosaurs, Part 4, functional morphology and evolution, edited by Chiappe, L. M., and Witmer, L. M., University of California Press, 432-447.

Gower, D. J., 2002, Braincase evolution in suchian archosaurs (Rejptilia: Diapsida): evidence from the rauisuchian Batrachotomus kupferzellensis: In: Archosaurian anatomy and palaeontology. Essays in memory of Alick D. Walker, edited by Norman, D. B., and Gower, D. J., Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 136, p. 49-76.Gower, D. J., and Sennikov, A. G., 1996, Endocranial casts of early archosaurian reptiles: Paläontologische Zeitschrift, v. 70, n. ¾, p. 579-589. Link to pdf

Gower, D. J., and Walker, A. D., 2002, New data on the braincase of the aetosaurian archosaur (Reptilia: Diapsida) Stagonolepis robertsoni Agassiz: In: Archosaurian anatomy and palaeontology. Essays in memory of Alick D. Walker, edited by Norman, D. B., and Gower, D. J., Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 136, p. 7-23.

Harris, S. K., Lucas, S. G., and Hunt, A. B., 2002, The oldest North American prosauropod, from the Upper Triassic Tecovas Formation of the Chinle Group (Adamanian: Latest Carnian), west Texas: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 249-252.

Heckert, A. B., 2002a, The microvertebrate recod of the Upper Triassic Lower Chile Group (Carnian), southwestern U.S.A. and the early evolution of Dinosaurs: New Mexico Geology, v. 24,n. 3, p. 102.
Heckert, A. B., 2002b, A revision of the Upper Triassic ornithischian dinosaur Revueltosaurus, with a description of a new species: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 21, p. 253-268. (Revueltosaurus hunti)

Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, South American occurrences of the Adamanian (Late Triassic: Latest Carnian) index taxon Stagonolepis (Archosauria: Aetosauria) and their biochronological significance: Journal of Paleontology, v. 76, n. 5, p. 852-863.

Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, Stratigraphy, Biostratigraphy and biochronology of Lower Chinle Group (Adamanian: Latest Carnian) vertebrate fossil assemblages in the Vicinity of St. Johns, Arizona: In: Western Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists with Mesa Southwest Museum and Southwest Paleontological Society of Mesa, Arizona, First Meeting of the New Millenium, Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin n. 8, p. 9-15.

Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, Revised Triassic stratigraphy of the Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, U.S.A: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 1-36.

Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, Lower Chinle Group (Upper Triassic: Carnian) stratigraphy in the Zuni Mountains, west-central New Mexico: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 51-72.

Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, Historical taxonomy of the Late Triassic aetosaur Typothorax and Desmatosuchus (Archosauria: Crurotaris), including a lectotype designation for Desmatosuchus haplocerus: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 193-203.

Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, Osteoderms of juveniles of Stagonolepis (archosauria: aetosauria) from the Lower Chinle Group, east-central Arizona: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 235-239.

Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, Acaenasuchus geoffreyi (Archosauria: aetosauria) from the Upper Triassic Chinle Group: juvenle of Desmatosuchus haplocerus: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 205-214.

Heckert, A. B., Lucas, S. G., and Estep, J. W., 2002, Lower Chinle Group (Upper Triassic: Upper Carnian) tetrapods from the vicinity of Cameron, Arizona: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 73-76.

Heckert, A. B., Lucas, S. G., and Krzyzanowski, S. E., 2002, The rauisuchian archosaur Saurosuchus from the Upper Triassic Chinle Group, southwestern U.S.A. and its biochronological significance: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 241-244.

Henderson, D. M., and Weishampel, D. B., 2002, Convergent evolution of the maxilla-dental-complex among carnivorous archosaurs: In: Concepts of functional, engineering and constructional morphology, edited by Gudo, M., Gutmann, M., and Scholz, J., Senckenbergiana Lethaea, v. 82, n. 1, p. 77-92.

Henderson, D. M., and Weishampel, D. B., 2004, Convergent evolution of the maxilla-dental complex among carnivorous archosaurs: Alberta Palaeontological Society, Eigth Annual Symposium, “Fossils Unwrapped”, Abstracts, p. 18-19.

Hungerbuhler, A., 2002, The Late Triassic phytosaur Mystriosuchus westphali, with a revision of the genus: Palaeontology, v. 45, part 2, p. 377-418.

Hunt, A. P., and Downs, A., 2002, Taphonomy of the Late Triassic Canjilon Quarry (Petrified Forest Formation: Chinle Group), north-central New Mexico: data from new excavations: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 291-296.

Hunt, A. P., Lucas, S. G., and Heckert, A. B., 2002, A revuletian (Norian) phytosaur from the Sonsela Member of the Petrified Forest Formation (Chinle Group: Upper Triassic), Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 165-169.

Kordikova, E. G., 2002, Comparative morphology of the palate dentition of Proganochelys quenstedti Baur, 1887 from the Upper Triassic of Germany and chelonian ancestry: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, v. 225, n. 2, p.195-249.

Lingham-Solair, T., 2002, First occurrence of premaxillary caniniform teeth in the varanoidea: presence in the extinct mosasaur Goronyosaurus (squamata: mosasauridae) and its functional and paleoecological implications: Lethaia, v. 35, p. 187-190.

Lucas, S. G., 2002, A new dicynodont from the Tirassic of Brazil and the tetrapod biochronology of the Brazilian Triassic: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 131-141.

Lucas, S. G., and Heckert, A. B., 2002, The Hyperodapedon biochron, Late Triassic of Pangea: Albertiana, v. 27, p. 30-38.

Lucas, S. G., Heckert, A. B., and Hotton III, N., 2002, The rhynchosaur Hyperodapedon from the Upper Triassic of Wyoming and its global biochronological significance: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 149-156.

Lucas, S. G., Heckert, A. B., and Hunt, A. P., 2002, A new species of the aetosaur Typothorax (Archosauria: stagonolepididae) from the Upper Triassic of east-central New Mexico: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 221-233. (Typothorax antiquum)

Lucas, S. G., Heckert, A. B., and Kahle, R., 2002, Postcranial anatomy of Angistorhinus, a Late Triassic phytosaur from west Texas: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 157-164.

Lucas, S. G., Heckert, A. B., Zeigler, K. E., and Hunt, A. P., 2002, The type locality of Belodon buceros Cope, 1881, a phytosaur (Archosauria: Parasuchidae) from the Upper Triassic of north-central New Mexico: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 189-192.

Lucas, S. G., and Johnson, S. C., 2002, Fukangichthys, a Triassic fish from China: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 115-119.

Martin, A. J., 2002, Dinosaur evolution: from where did they come and where did they go: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 23-30.

Nesbitt, S., 2002, An update on fossil reptile material from the Upper Moenkopi Formation, Holbrook Member (Middle Triassic), Northern Arizona: In: Western Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists with Mesa Southwest Museum and Southwest Paleontological Society of Mesa, Arizona, First Meeting of the New Millenium, Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin n. 8, p. 3-7.

Parker, W. G., 2002, Correlation of locality numbers for vertebrate fossil sites in Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 37-42.

Polcyn, M. J., Winkler, D. A., Jacobs, L. L., and Newman, K., 2002, Fossil occurrences and structural disturbance in the Triassic Chinle Formation at North Stinking Springs Mountain near St. Johns, Arizona: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 43-49.

Ray, S., and Chinsamy, A., 2002, A theropod tooth from the Late Triassic of southern Africa: Journal of Bioscience, v. 27, n. 3, p. 295-298.

Schwimmer, D. R., 2002, King of the Crocodylians: Indiana University Press, 220pp.

Senter, P., 2002, Lack of a pheromonal sense in phytosaurs and other archerosaurs, and its implications for reproductive communication: Paleobiology, v. 28, n. 4, p. 544-550.

Small, B. J., 2002, Cranial anatomy of Desmatosuchus haplocerus (Reptilia: Archosauria: Stagonolepididae): In: Archosaurian anatomy and palaeontology. Essays in memory of Alick D. Walker, edited by Norman, D. B., and Gower, D. J., Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 136, p. 97-111.

Tanke, D. H., and Rothschold, B. M., 2002, Dinosaures: An annotated bibliography of dinosaur paleopathology and related topics –1838-2001: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Sciences, bulletin 20, 96pp.

Tverdokhlebov, V. P., Tverdokhlebova, G. I., Surkov, M. V., and Benton, M. J., 2002, Tetrapod localities from the Triassic of SE of European Russia: Earth Science Reviews, v. 60, p. 1-66.

Zeigler, K. E., Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, A new species of Desmatosuchus (Archosauria: aetosauria) from the Upper Triassic of the Chama Basin, north-central New Mexico: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 215-219. (Desmatosuchus chamaensis)

Zeigler, K. E., Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, A tale of two sites: a taphonomic comparison of two Late Triassic (Chinle Group) vertebrate fossil localities from New Mexico: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 285-290.

Zeigler, K. E., Lucas, S. G., and Heckert, A. B., 2002a, A phytosaur skull from the Upper Triassic Snyder Quarry (Petrified Forest Formation, Chinle Group) of north-central New Mexico: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 171-177.

Zeigler, K. E., Lucas, S. G., and Heckert, A. B., 2002b, The Late Triassic Canjilon Quarry (Upper Chinle Group, New Mexico) phytosaur skulls: evidence of sexual dimorphism in phytosaurs: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 179-188.


Crocodilia (Mesosuchia, Eusuchia)

Genus: Nova (5)

Calsoyasuchus TYKOSKI, ROWE, KETCHAM & COLBERT, 2002
Elosuchus BROIN, 2002
Kayentasuchus CLARK & SUES, 2002
Litargosuchus CLARK & SUES, 2002
Volia MOLNAR, WORTHY & WILLIS, 2002

Species: Nova (8)

Alligator fossilis ZHANG, WANBO, et al, 2002
Calsoyasuchus valliceps TYKOSKI, ROWE, KETCHAM & COLBERT, 2002
Elosuchus felixi BROIN, 2002
Geosaurus vignaudi FREY, BUCHY, STINNESBECK & LOPEZ-OLIVA, 2002
Goniopholis baryglyphaeus SCHWARZ, 2002
Kayentasuchus walkeri CLARK & SUES, 2002
Litargosuchus leptorhynchus CLARK & SUES, 2002
Volia athollandrsoni MOLNAR, WORTHY & WILLIS, 2002

Synonym: Nova (3)

Elosuchus cherifiensis (LAVOCOT, 1955) BROIN, 2002
= Thoracosaurus cherifiensis LAVOCOT, 1955
Goniopholis gracilidens (OWEN, 1879) SALSIBURY, 2002
= Nannosuchus gracilidens OWEN, 1879
Pholidosaurus purbeckensis (MANSEL-PLEYDELL, 1888) SALISBURY, 2002
= Steneosaurus purbeckensis MANSEL-PLEYDELL, 1888
= Pholidosaurus decipiens WATSON, 1911
= Petrosuchus laevidens OWEN, 1878 (partim)
= Pholidosaurus laevis ANDREWS, 1913

Aberhan, M., Bussert, R., Heinrich, W.-D., Schrank, E., Schultka, S., Sames, B., Kriwet, J., and Kapilima, S., 2002, Palaeoecology and depositional environments of the Tendaguru Beds (Late Jurassic to Early Cretaceous, Tanzania): Mitt. Mus. Nat.kd. Berl., Geowiss. Reihe, v. 5, p. 19-44.

Angielczyk, K. D., 2002, A selective annotation of published Triassic vertebrates from the University of California Museum of Paleontology collections: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 297-301.

Avanzini, M., and Lockley, M. G., 2002, Middle Triassic archosaur population structure: interpretation based on Isochirotherium delicatum fossil footprints (Southern Alps, Italy): Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 185, p. 391-402.

Averianov, A. O., Voronkevich, A. V., Maschenko, E. N. Leshchinskiy, S. V., and Fayngertz, A. V., 2002, A sauropod foot from the Early Cretaceous of Western Siberia, Russia: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 47, n. 1, p. 117-124.

Bandyopadhyay, S., RoyChowdhury, T. K., and Sengupta, D. P., 2002, Taphonomy of some Gondwana vertebrate assemblages of India: Sedimentary Geology, v. 147, p. 219-245.

Bardet, N., and Pereda Suberbiola, X., 2002, Marine reptiles from the Late Cretaceous Phosphates of Jordan: palaeobiogreographical implications: Geodivrsitas, v. 24, n. 4, p. 831-839.

Barrett, P. M., Clarke, J. B., Brinkman, D. B., Chapman, S. D., and Enson, P. C., 2002, Morphology, histology and identification of the ‘granicones’ from the Purbeck Limestone Formation (Lower Cretaceous: Berriasian) of Dorset, southern England: Cretaceous Research, v. 23, p. 279-295.

Benton, M. J., and Gower, D. J., 2002, Alick D. Walker 1925-1999: an appreciation: In: Archosaurian anatomy and palaeontology. Essays in memory of Alick D. Walker, edited by Norman, D. B., and Gower, D. J., Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 136, p. 1-5.

Benton, M. J., and Walker, A. D., 2002, Erpetosuchus, a crocodile-like basal archosaur from the Late Triassic of Elgin, Scotland: In: Archosaurian anatomy and palaeontology. Essays in memory of Alick D. Walker, edited by Norman, D. B., and Gower, D. J., Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 136, p. 25-47.

de Brion, F. de L., 2002, Elosuchus, a new genus of crocodile from the Lower Cretaceous of the North of Africa: C. R. Palevol, v. 1, p. 275-285. (Elosuchus cherifiensis = Thoracosaurus cherifiensis, Elosuchus felixi)

Brochu, C. A., 2002, Review of King of the Crocodylians: The paleobiology of Deinosuchus, David R. Schwimmer, 2002, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, 240 p.: Paliao, v. 18, p. 79-82.

Buffetaut, E., and Ouaja, M., 2002, A new specimen of Spinosaurus (Dinosauria, Theropoda) from the Lower Cretaceous of Tunisia, with rmarks on the evolutionary history of the spinosauriae: Bulletin de la societie geologiques de France, tomo 173, n. 5, p. 415-421.

Canudo, J. I., Ruiz-Omenaca, J. I., Barco, J. L., and Royo Torres, R., 2002, ?Sauropodos asiaticos en el Barremiense inferior (Cretacico Inferior) de Espana? Ameghiniana, v. 39, n. 4, p. 443-452.

Clark, J. M., and Sues, H.-D., 2002, Two new basal crocodylomorph archosaurs from the Lower Jurassic and the monophyly of the sphenosuchia: In: Archosaurian anatomy and palaeontology. Essays in memory of Alick D. Walker, edited by Norman, D. B., and Gower, D. J., Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 136, p. 77-95. (Kayentasuchus walkeri, Litargosuchus leptorhynchus)

Connely, M. V., 2003 (for 2002), Paleoecology of the Morrison Formation, Como Bluff, Wyoming: In: The Mesozoic in Wyoming, Tate 2002, Casper Colege, p 35-48.

Dorka, M., 2002, Tetrapod teeth from an Upper Ladinian bone bed, Schoningen (Lower Saxony, Germany): Palaontologische Zeitschrift, v. 76, n. 2, p. 283-296.

Durand, J. F., (2001) 2002, The oldest juvenile dinosaurs from Africa: In: Special Issue, African Renaissance and Geosciences, edited by Eriksson, P., and Kampunzu, H. A. B., Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 33, n. 3-4, p. 597-603.

Ensom, P. C., 2002, Reptile eggshell, tiny vertebrate remains and globular calcified cartilage from the Purbeck Limestone Group of Southern England: Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 68, p. 221-239.
Etter, W., and Tang, C. M., 2002, Posidonia shale: Germany’s Jurassic marine park: In: Exceptional Fossil Preservation, a unique view of the evolution of marine life, edited by Bottjer, D. J., Etter, W., Hagadorn, J. W., and Tang, C. M., Columbia University Press, p. 265-291.

Fara, E., Ouaja, M., Buffetaut, E., and Srarfi, D., 2002, First occurrences of thalattosuchian crocodiles in the Middle and Upper Jurassic of Tunisia: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatschefte, 2002, n. 8, p. 465-476.

Fraser, N., 2002, The supporting cast: dinosaur contemporaries: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 61-68.

Fraser, N. C., Padian, K., Walkden, G. M., and Davis, L. M., 2002, Basal dinosauriform remains from Britain and the diagnosis of the Dinosauria: Palaeontology, v. 45, part 1, p. 79-95.

Frey, E., Bruchy, M.-C., Stinnesbeck, W., and Lopez-Oliva, J. G., 2002, Geosaurus vignaudi n. sp. (Crocodyliformes: Thalattosuchia), first evidence of metriorhynchid crocodilians in the Late Jurassic (Tithonian) of central-east Mexico (Stae of Puebla): Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 39, p. 1467-1483. (Geosaurus vignaudi)

Gallagher, W. B., 2002, Faunal changes across the Cretaceous-Tertiary (K-T) boundary in the Atlantic coastal plain of New Jersey: restructuring the marine community after the K-T mass-extinction event: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 291-301.

Goto, M., Yabe, A., and Sano, S., 2002, The research report of the Dinosaur Fossil Exploratory excavation held by Fukui Prefecture in 2001: Memoir of the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum, v. 1, p. 102-119.

Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, Stratigraphy, Biostratigraphy and biochronology of Lower Chinle Group (Adamanian: Latest Carnian) vertebrate fossil assemblages in the Vicinity of St. Johns, Arizona: In: Western Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists with Mesa Southwest Museum and Southwest Paleontological Society of Mesa, Arizona, First Meeting of the New Millenium, Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin n. 8, p. 9-15.

Henderson, D. M., and Weishampel, D. B., 2002, Convergent evolution of the maxilla-dental-complex among carnivorous archosaurs: In: Concepts of functional, engineering and constructional morphology, edited by Gudo, M., Gutmann, M., and Scholz, J., Senckenbergiana Lethaea, v. 82, n. 1, p. 77-92.

Hernandez, B. S., 2002, Asociacion faunistica de vertebrados Mesozoicos de la Localidad de Galve (Teruel): Estudios Geol, v. 58, p. 189-193.

Hoganson, J. W., and Murphy, E. C., 2002, Marine Breine Member (Maastrichtian) of the Hell Creek Formation in North Dakota: stratigraphy, vertebrate fossil record, and age: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 247-269.

Holroyd, P. A., and Hutchison, J. H., 2002, Patterns of geographic variation in latest Cretaceous vertebrates: evidence from turtle component: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 177-190.

Karl, H.-V., 2002, Über reptilienreste aus dem alttertiär des nördlichen Alpenvorlandes bei Siegsdorf/Oberbayern: Joannea Geol. Palaont, v. 4, p. 69-81.

Lamanna, M. C., Martinez, R. D., and Smith, J. B., 2002, A definitive abelisaurid theropod dinosaur from the Early Late Cretaceous of Patagonia: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n.. 1, p. 58-69.

Lingham-Solair, T., 2002, First occurrence of premaxillary caniniform teeth in the varanoidea: presence in the extinct mosasaur Goronyosaurus (squamata: mosasauridae) and its functional and paleoecological implications: Lethaia, v. 35, p. 187-190.

Lucas, S. G., 2002, A new dicynodont from the Tirassic of Brazil and the tetrapod biochronology of the Brazilian Triassic: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 131-141.

McCord, R. D. II, Tegowski, B. J., and Scarborough, R., 2002, Ongoing research in the late Cretaceous Fort Crittenden Formation, southeastern Arizona: the non-dinosaurian vertebrate fauna: In: Western Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists with Mesa Southwest Museum and Southwest Paleontological Society of Mesa, Arizona, First Meeting of the New Millennium, Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin n. 8, p. 65-71.

Molnar, R. E., Worthy, T., and Willis, P. M. A., 2002, An extinct Pleistocene endemic Mekosuchinae crocodylian from Fiji: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 3, p. 612-628. (Volia athollandrsoni)

Pearson, D. A., Schaefer, T., Johnson, K. R., Nichols, D. J., and Hunter, J. P., 2002, Vertebrate Biostratigraphy of the Hell Creek Formation in southwestern North Dakota and northwestern South Dakota: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 145-167.

Pereda-Suberbiola, X., Murelaga, X., Astibia, H,. and Badiola, A., 2002, Restos fosiles del cocodrilo Diplocynodon (Alligatoroidea) en el Miocene inferior de las Bardenas Reales de Navarra: Revista Espanola de Paleontologia, v. 16, n. 2, p. 223-242.

Preuschoft, H., and Witzel, U., 2002, Biomechanical investigations on the skulls of reptiles and mammals: In: Concepts of functional, engineering and constructional morphology, edited by Gudo, M., Gutmann, M., and Scholz, J., Senckenbergiana Lethaea, v. 82, n. 1, p. 207-222.

Rees, J., 2002, Shark fauna and depositional environment of the earliest Cretaceous Vitabäck Clays at Eriksdal, southern Sweden: Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburg: Earth Sciences, v. 93, p. 59-71.

Rinehart, L. F., Heckert, A. B., Bryant, G., Lucas, S. G., and Cushman, R., 2002, Protosuchid crocodylomorphs from the Lower Jurassic Navajo Sandstone of North-Central Arizona: In: Western Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists with Mesa Southwest Museum and Southwest Paleontological Society of Mesa, Arizona, First Meeting of the New Millennium, Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin n. 8, p. 23-31.

Rossmann, T., 2002, Studies on Cenozoic crocodiles: 10. First evidence of a tomistomid crocodilian (Eusuchia: Tomistomidae) from the Middle Eocene (Geiseltalian, MP 11) of Grube Messel, Germany: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatschefte, 2002, n. 3, p. 129-146.

Salsbury, S. W., 2002, Crocodilians from the Lower Cretaceous (Berriasian) Purbeck Limestone Group of Dorset, southern England: Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 68, p. 121-144. (Goniopholis gracilidens = Nannosuchus gracilidens, Pholidosaurus purbeckensis = Steneosaurus purbeckensis, = Pholidosaurus decipiens, = Petrosuchus laevidens (partim), = Pholidosaurus laevis)

Schwarz, D., 2002, A new species of Goniopholis from the Upper Jurassic of Portugal: Palaeontology, v. 45, part 1, p. 185-208. (Goniopholis baryglyphaeus)

Schwimmer, D. R., 2002, King of the Crocodylians: Indiana University Press, 220pp.

Senter, P., 2002, Lack of a pheromonal sense in phytosaurs and other archerosaurs, and its implications for reproductive communication: Paleobiology, v. 28, n. 4, p. 544-550.

Tang, C. M., 2002, Oxford Clay: England’s Jurassic marine park: In: Exceptional Fossil Preservation, a unique view of the evolution of marine life, edited by Bottjer, D. J., Etter, W., Hagadorn, J. W., and Tang, C. M., Columbia University Press, p. 307-325.

Tykoski, R. S., Rowe, T. B., Ketcham, R. A., and Colbert, M. W., 2002, Calsoyasuchus valliceps, a new crocodiliform from the Early Jurassic Kayenta Formation of Arizona: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 3, p. 593-611. (Calsoyasuchus valliceps)

Upchurch, P., and Martin, J., 2002, The Rutland Cetiosaurus: the anatomy and relationships of a Middle Jurassic British sauropod dinosaur: Palaeontology, v. 35, part 6, p. 1049-1074.

Wroe, S., 2002, A review of terrestrial mammalian and reptilian carnivore ecology in Australian fossil faunas, and factors influencing their diversity: the myth of reptilian domination and its broader ramifications: Australian Journal of Zoology, v. 50, p. 1-24.

Zelenitsky, D. K., and Modesto, S. P., 2002, Re-evaluation of the eggshell structure of eggs containing dinosaur embryos from the Lower Jurassic of South Africa: South African Journal of Science, v. 98, p. 407-408.

Zhang, L., Huang, W., et al., 2002, Hexian Hominid Site: 126pp. (Alligator fossilis)


Pterosaurs


Genus: Nova (6)

Austriadactylus DALLA VECCHIA, WILD, HOPF & REITNER, 2002
Hatzegopteryx BUFFETAUT, GRIGORESCU & CISKI, 2002
Jeholopterus WANG, ZHOU, ZHANG & XU, 2002
Pterorhynchus CZERKAS & JI, 2002
Thalassodromeus KELLNER & CAMPOS, 2002
Utahdactylus CZERKAS & MICKLESON, 2002

Species: Nova (6)

Austriadactylus cristatus DALLA VECCHIA, WILD, HOPF & REITNER, 2002
Hatzegopteryx thambema BUFFETAUT, GRIGORGESCU & CISKI, 2002
Jeholopterus ningchengensis WANG, ZHOU, ZHANG & XU, 2002
Pterorhynchus wellnhoferi CZERKAS & JI, 2002
Thalassodromeus sethi KELLNER & CAMPOS, 2002
Utahdactylus kateae CZERKAS & MICKLESON, 2002

Aberhan, M,. Bussert, R., Heinrich, W.-D., Schrank, E., Schultka, S., Sames, B., Kriwet, J., and Kapilima, S., 2002, Palaeoecology and depositional environments of the Tendaguru Beds (Late Jurassic to Early Cretaceous, Tanzania): Mitt. Mus. Nat.kd. Berl., Geowiss. Reihe, v. 5, p. 19-44.

Bandyopadhyay, S., RoyChowdhury, T. K., and Sengupta, D. P., 2002, Taphonomy of some Gondwana vertebrate assemblages of India: Sedimentary Geology, v. 147, p. 219-245.

Barrett, P. M., Hasegawa, Y., Manabe, M., Isaji, S., and Matsuoka, H., 2002, Sauropod dinosaurs from the Lower Cretaceous of Eastern Asia: Taxonomic and biogeographical implications: Palaeontology, v. 45, part 6, p. 1197-1217.

Bennett, S. C., 2002, Soft tissue preservation of the cranial crest of the pterosaur Germanodactylus from Solnhofen: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22,n. 1, p. 43-48.

Bottjer, D. J., 2002, Smoky Hill Chalk : spectacular Cretaceous marine fauna: In: Exceptional Fossil Preservation, a unique view of the evolution of marine life, edited by Bottjer, D. J., Etter, W., Hagadorn, J. W., and Tang, C. M., Columbia University Press, p. 353-364.

Buffetaut, E., Grigorescu, D., and Ciski, Z., 2002, A new giant pterosaur with a robust skull from the Latest Cretaceous of Romania: Naturwissenschaften, v. 89, p. 180-184. (Hatzegopteryx thambema) Link to pdf

Canudo, J. I., Ruiz-Omenaca, J. I., Barco, J. L., and Royo Torres, R., 2002, ?Sauropodos asiaticos en el Barremiense inferior (Cretacico Inferior) de Espana? Ameghiniana, v. 39, n. 4, p. 443-452.

Ciarabellini, M., Dalla Vecchia, F. M., Deiuri, G., Soban, S., Tentor, M., and Zoff, A., 2002, Progamma consutivo 2001 Dele Attivita: Natura Nascosta, n. 24, p. 1-7.

Czerkas, S. A., and Ji, Q., 2002, A new rhamphorhynchoid with a headcrest and complex integumentary structures: In: Feathered Dinosaurs and the origin of flight, edited by Czerkas, S. J., The Dinosaur Museum Journal, v. 1, p. 15-41. (Pterorhynchus wellnhoferi) Link to pdf

Czerkas, S. A., and Mickleson, D. L., 2002, The first occurrence of skeletal paterosaur remains in Utah: In: Feathered Dinosaurs and the origin of flight, edited by Czerkas, S. J., The Dinosaur Museum Journal, v. 1, p. 3-13. (Utahdactylus kateae)

Czerkas, S. A., Zhang, D., Li, J., and Li, Y., 2002, Flying Dromaeosaurs: In: Feathered Dinosaurs and the origin of flight, edited by Czerkas, S. J., The Dinosaur Museum Journal, v. 1, p. 97-126.

Dalla Vecchia, F. M., 2002, The international symposium “Two Hundred years of pterosaurs”, Tolouse, France, September 5-8th 2001: DinoPress, v. 7, p. 76-84.

Dalla Vecchia, F. M., 2002, Observations on the non-pterodactyloid pterosaur Jeholopterus ningchengensis from the Early Cretaceous of northeastern China: Natura Nascosta, n. 24, p. 8-28.

Dalla Vecchia, F. B., 2002, Terrestrial reptiles in the Norian of the Carnian Pre-Alps (Friuli, NE Italy): paleoenvironmental implications: Mem. Soc. Geol. It., v. 57, p. 101-106.

Dalla Vecchia, F. M., Wild, R., Hopf, H., and Reitner, J., 2002, A crested rhamphorhyncoid pterosaur from the Late Triassic of Austria: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 1, p. 196-199. (Austriadactylus cristatus)

Dorka, M., 2002, Tetrapod teeth from an Upper Ladinian bone bed, Schoningen (Lower Saxony, Germany): Palaontologische Zeitschrift, v. 76, n. 2, p. 283-296.

Ensom, P. C., 2002, Reptile eggshell, tiny vertebrate remains and globular calcified cartilage from the Purbeck Limestone Group of Southern England: Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 68, p. 221-239.

Etter, W., 2002, Solnhofen: Plattenkalk preservation with Archaeopteryx: In: Exceptional Fossil Preservation, a unique view of the evolution of marine life, edited by Bottjer, D. J., Etter, W., Hagadorn, J. W., and Tang, C. M., Columbia University Press, p. 327-352.

Fastnacht, M,. Heß, N., Frey, E. “Dino”, and Weiser, H.-P., 2002, Finite element analysis in vertebrate paleontology: In: Concepts of functional, engineering and constructional morphology, edited by Gudo, M., Gutmann, M., and Scholz, J., Senckenbergiana Lethaea, v. 82, n. 1, p. 195-206.

Fraser, N., 2002, The supporting cast: dinosaur contemporaries: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 61-68.

Galton, P. M. and Martin, L. M., 2002, Enaliornis, an Early Cretaceous Hesperornithiform bird from England, with comments on other hesperornithiformes: In: Mesozoic Birds, above the heads of dinosaurs, Part 3, The Mesozoic aviary, anatomy and systematics, edited by Chiappe, L. M., and Witmer, L. M., University of California Press, 317-338.

Guo, Z.-F., and Wang, X.-L., 2002, A study on the relationship between volcanic activities and mass mortalities of the Jehol vertebrate fauna from Sihetun, western Liaoning, China; Acta Peterologica Sinica, v. 18, n. 1, p. 117-125.

Hernandez, B. S., 2002, Asociacion faunistica de vertebrados Mesozoicos de la Localidad de Galve (Teruel): Estudios Geol, v. 58, p. 189-193.

Holroyd, P. A., and Hutchison, J. H., 2002, Patterns of geographic variation in latest Cretaceous vertebrates: evidence from turtle componenet: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 177-190.

Holtz, T. R. Jr., 2002, Chasing Tyrannosaurus and Deinonychus around the tree of life: classifying dinosaurs: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 31-38.

Hwang, K.-G., Huh, M., Lockley, M. G., Unwin, D. M., and Wright, J. L., 2002, New pterosaur tracks (Pteraichnidae) from the Late Cretaceous Uhangri Formation, southwest Korea: Geological Magazine, v. 139, n. 4,p. 421-435.

Kanenko, R., translated by Yamanka, S., 2002, Following dinosaur tracks in Italy: DinoPress, v. 7, p. 96-105.

Kellner, A. W. A., and Campos, D. de A., 2002, The function of the cranial crest and jaws of a unique pterosaur from the Early Cretaceous of Brazil: Science, v. 297, p. 389-392. (Thalassodromeus sethi) Link to pdf

Lim, J.-D., Baek, K.-S., and Yang, S. Y., 2002, A new record of a pterosaur from the Early Cretaceous of Korea: Current Science, v. 82, n. 10, p. 1208-1210.

Lingham-Solair, T., 2002, First occurrence of premaxillary caniniform teeth in the varanoidea: presence in the extinct mosasaur Goronyosaurus (squamata: mosasauridae) and its functional and paleoecological implications: Lethaia, v. 35, p. 187-190.

Lu, J., 2002, Soft tissue in an Early Cretaceous pterosaur from Liaoning Province, China: Memoir of the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum, v. 1, p. 19-28.

McGowen, M. R., Padian, K., and De Sosa, M. A., and Harmon, R. J., 2002, Description of Montanazhdarcho minor, an azhdarchid pterosaur from the Two Medicine Formation (Campanian) of Montana: PaleoBios, v. 22, n. 1, p. 1-9.

Miyashita, T., translated by Yamanaka, S., 2002, Visiting museums in the land of the White Night: DinoPress, v. 7, p. 120-127.

Norberg, U. M. L., 2002, Structure, form, and function of flight in engineering and the living world: Journal of Morphology, v. 252, p. 52-81.

Nuvens, P. C., Sayao, J. M., Silva, H. de P., Saraiva, A. A., and Kellner, A. W A., 2002, A colecao de pterossauros do Museum de paleontlogia de Santana do Cariri, nordeaste do Brasil: Arquivos do Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, v. 60, n. 2, p. 235-240.

Paul, G. S., 2002, Dinosaurs of the air, the evolution and loss of flight in dinosaurs and birds: Johns Hopkins University Press, 460pp.

Pearson, D. A., Schaefer, T., Johnson, K. R., Nichols, D. J., and Hunter, J. P., 2002, Vertebrate Biostratigraphy of the Hell Creek Formation in southwestern North Dakota and northwestern South Dakota: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 145-167.

Schwimmer, D. R., 2002, King of the Crocodylians: Indiana University Press, 220pp.

Tischlinger, H,. and Frey, E., 2002, Ein Rhamphorhynchus (Pterosauria, Reptilia) mit ungewohnlicher flughauterfaltung aus dem Solnhofener plattenkalk: Archaeopteryx, v. 20, p. 1-20.

Unwin, D. M., 2002, On the systematic relationships of Cearadactylus atrox, an enigmatic Early Cretaceous pterosaur from the Santana Formation of Brazil: Mitt. Mus. Nat.kd. Berl. Geowiss. Reihe, v. 5, p. 239-263.

Unwin, D. M., and Henderson, D., 2002, On the trail of the totally integrated pterosaur: TRENDS in Ecology & Evolution, v. 17, p. 58-59.

Veldmeijer, A. J., 2002, Pterosaurs from the Lower Cretaceous of Brazil in the Stuttgart Collection: Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde, Serie B (Geologie und Paläontologie), n, 327, 27pp. Link to pdf

Wang, X., Zhou, Z., Zhang, F, and Xu, X,. 2002, A nearly completely articulated rhamphorhynchoid pterosaur with exceptionally well-preserved wing membranes and “hairs” from Inner Mongolia, northeast China: Chinese Science Bulletin, v. 47, n. 3, p. 226-230. (Jeholopterus ningchengensis) Link to pdf

Wu, Q., 2002, Fossil Treasures from Liaoning: Geological Publishign House, 138pp.


Dinosaur

Dinosauromorpha

Genus: Nova (1)

Agnostiphys FRASER, PADIAN, WALKDEN & DAVIS, 2002

Species: Nova (1)

Agnostiphys cromhallensis FRASER, PADAIN, WALKDEN & DAVIS, 2002

Avanzini, M., 2002, Dinosauromorph tracks from the Middle Triassic (Anisian) of the Southern Alps (Valle di Non – Italy): Bollettino della Societa Paleontologica Italiana, v. 41, n. 1, p. 37-40.

Fraser, N. C., Padian, K., Walkden, G. M., and Davis, L. M., 2002, Basal dinosauriform remains from Britain and the diagnosis of the Dinosauria: Palaeontology, v. 45, part 1, p. 79-95. (Agnostiphys cromhallensis)

Theropoda

Genus: Nova (9)

Aucasaurus CORIA, CHAIPPE & DINGUS, 2002
Cryptovolans CZERKAS, ZHANG, LI & LI, 2002
Epidendrosaurus ZHANG, ZHOU, XU, & WANG, 2002
Erliansaurus XU, ZHANG, SERENO, ZHAO, KUANG, HAN, & TAN, 2002
Heyuannia LU, (2002) 2003
Incisivosaurus XU, CHENG, WANG & CHANG, 2002
Pycnonemosaurus KELLNER & CAMPOS, 2002
Scansoriopteryx CZERKAS & YUAN, 2002
Sinovenator XU, NORELL, WANG, MAKOVICKY & WU, 2002

Species: Nova (9)

Aucasaurus garridoi CORIA, CHIAPPE & DINGUS, 2002
Erliansaurus bellamanus XU, ZHANG, SERENO, ZHAO, KUANG, HAN, & TAN, 2002
Cryptovolans pauli CZERAS, ZHANG, LI & LI, 2002
Heyuannia huangi LU, (2002) 2003
Incisivosaurus gauthieri XU, CHENG, WANG & CHANG, 2002
Poekilopleuron? valesdunensis ALLIAN, 2002
Pycnonemosaurus nevesi KELLNER & CAMPOS, 2002
Sinovenator changiae emend XU, NORELL, WANG, MATKOVICKY, & WU, 2002
= Sinovenator changii XU, NORELL, WANG, MATKOVICKY, & WU, 2002

Syntarsus mexicanum HERNANDEZ, 2002 (nomen nudum)

Synonym: Nova (2)

Baryonyx tenerensis (SERENO, BECK, DUTHEIL, GADO, LARSSON, LYON, MARCOT, RAUHUT, SADLEIR, SIDOR VARRICCHIO, WILSON & WILSON, 1998) SUES, FREY, MARTILL & SCOTT, 2002
= Suchomimus tenerensis SERENO, BECK, DUTHEIL, GADO, LARSSON, LYON, MARCOT, RAUHUT, SADLEIR, SIDOR VARRICCHIO, WILSON & WILSON, 1998
= Cristatusaurus lapparenti TAQUET & RUSSELL, 1998
Scansoriopteryx heilmanni CZERKAS & YUAN, 2002
= Epidendrosaurus ningchengensis ZHANG, ZHOU, XU & WANG, 2002

Aberhan, M,. Bussert, R., Heinrich, W.-D., Schrank, E., Schultka, S., Sames, B., Kriwet, J., and Kapilima, S., 2002, Palaeoecology and depositional environments of the Tendaguru Beds (Late Jurassic to Early Cretaceous, Tanzania): Mitt. Mus. Nat.kd. Berl., Geowiss. Reihe, v. 5, p. 19-44.

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Yao, J. –X., Zhang, Y., and Tang, Z.-L., 2002, Histological study of the Late Cretaceous ornithomimid and hadrosaurid: Acta Palaeontologica Sinica, v. 41, n. 2, p. 241-250.

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Sauropodomorpha (Sauropoda, Prosauropoda)

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Canudo, J. I., 2002, Una mirada de dentista: los dientes de los dinosaurios sauropodos: Asociacion Paleontologica Aragonesa, v. 32, p. 12-24.

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Connely, M. V., 2003 (for 2002), Paleoecology of the Morrison Formation, Como Bluff, Wyoming: In: The Mesozoic in Wyoming, Tate 2002, Casper College, p 35-48.

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Dalla Vecchia, F. M., 2002, Cretaceous dinosaurs in the Adriatic-Dianaric Carbonate Platform (Italy and Croatia): paleoenvironmental implication and paleogeographical hypotheses: Mem. Soc. Geol. It, v. 57, p. 89-100.

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Knoll, F., 2002, Nearly complete skull of Lesothosaurus (Dinosauria: Ornithischia) from the Upper Elliot Formation (Lower Jurassic: Hettangian) of Lesotho: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 2, p. 238-243.

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Lucas, S. G., and Heckert, A. B., 2002, The Hyperodapedon biochron, Late Triassic of Pangea: Albertiana, v. 27, p. 30-38.

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Midgley, J. J., Midgley, G., and Bond, W. J., 2002, Why were dinosaurs so large? A food quality hypothesis: Evolutionary Ecology Research, v. 4, p. 1093-1095.

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Ornithischia


Genus: Nova (3)

Anabisetia CORIA & CALVO, 2002
Liaoceratops XU, MAKOVICKY, WANG, NORELL & YOU, 2002
Sphaerotholus WILLIAMSON & CARR, (2002) 2003

Species: Nova (3)

Anabisetia saldiviai CORIA & CALVO, 2002
Liaoceratops yanzigouensis XU, MAKOVICKY, WANG, NORELL & YOU, 2002
Sphaerotholus goodwini WILLIAMSON & CARR, (2002) 2003

Synonym: Nova (1)

Camptosaurus hoggii (OWEN, 1874) NORMAN & BARRETT, 2002
= Iguanodon hoggi OWEN, 1874

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Gierlinski, G., and Sabath, K., 2002, A probable stegosaurian track from the Late Juassic of Poland: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 47, n. 3, p. 561-564.

Glut, D. F., 2002, Dinosaurs, the Encyclopedia, Supplement 2: McFarland & Company, Inc., 685pp.

Goto, M., Yabe, A., and Sano, S., 2002, The research report of the Dinosaur Fossil Exploratory excavation held by Fukui Prefecture in 2001: Memoir of the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum, v. 1, p. 102-119.

Guo, Z.-F., and Wang, X.-L., 2002, A study on the relationship between volcanic activities and mass mortalities of the Jehol vertebrate fauna from Sihetun, western Liaoning, China; Acta Peterologica Sinica, v. 18, n. 1, p. 117-125.

Heckert, A. B., 2002b, A revision of the Upper Triassic Ornithischian dinosaur Revuletosaurus, with a description of a new species: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 253-268.

Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, Revised Triassic stratigraphy of the Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, U.S.A: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 1-36.

Hernandez, B. S., 2002, Asociacion faunistica de vertebrados Mesozoicos de la Localidad de Galve (Teruel): Estudios Geol, v. 58, p. 189-193.

Hoganson, J. W., and Murphy, E. C., 2002, Marine Breine Member (Maastrichtian) of the Hell Creek Formation in North Dakota: stratigraphy, vertebrate fossil record, and age: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 247-269.

Holroyd, P. A., and Hutchison, J. H., 2002, Patterns of geographic variation in latest Cretaceous vertebrates: evidence from turtle component: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 177-190.

Holtz, T. R. Jr., 2002, Chasing Tyrannosaurus and Deinonychus around the tree of life: classifying dinosaurs: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 31-38.

Horner, J. R., 2002, Evidence of dinosaur social behavior: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 71-78.

Knoll, F., 2002, Nearly complete skull of Lesothosaurus (Dinosauria: Ornithischia) from the Upper Elliot Formation (Lower Jurassic: Hettangian) of Lesotho: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 2, p. 238-243.

Knoll, F., 2002, New skull of Lesothosaurus (Dinosauria: Ornithischia) from the Upper Elliot Formation (Lower Jurassic) of southern Africa: Geobios, v. 35, p. 595-603.

Lingham-Solair, T., 2002, First occurrence of premaxillary caniniform teeth in the varanoidea: presence in the extinct mosasaur Goronyosaurus (squamata: mosasauridae) and its functional and paleoecological implications: Lethaia, v. 35, p. 187-190.

Mayr, G., Peters, D. S., Plodowski, G., and Vogal, O., 2002, Bristle-like integumentary structures at the tail of the horned dinosaur Psittacosaurus: Naturwissenschaften, v. 89, p. 361-365.

Norman, D. B., 2002, On Asian ornithopods (Dinosauria: Ornithischia). 4. Probactrosaurus Rozhdestvensky, 1966: In: Archosaurian anatomy and palaeontology. Essays in memory of Alick D. Walker, edited by Norman, D. B., and Gower, D. J., Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 136, p. 113-144.

Norman, D. B., and Barrett, P. M., 2002, Ornithischian dinosaurs from the Lower Cretaceous (Berriasian) of England: Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 68, p. 161-189. (Camptosaurus hoggii = Iguanodon hoggi)

Pearson, D. A., Schaefer, T., Johnson, K. R., Nichols, D. J., and Hunter, J. P., 2002, Vertebrate Biostratigraphy of the Hell Creek Formation in southwestern North Dakota and northwestern South Dakota: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 145-167.

Pincemaille-Quillevere, M., 2002, Description d’un squelette partiel de Rhabdodon priscus (Euornithopoda) du Cretace superieur de Vitrolles (Bouches-du-Rhone, France): Oryctos, v. 4, p. 39-70.

Polcyn, M. J., Winkler, D. A., Jacobs, L. L., and Newman, K., 2002, Fossil occurrences and structural disturbance in the Triassic Chinle Formation at North Stinking Springs Mountain near St. Johns, Arizona: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 43-49.

Rauhut, O. W. M., 2002, Dinosaur teeth from the Barremian of Una, Province of Cuenca, Spain: Cretaceous Research, v. 23, p. 255-263.

Ruiz-Omenaca, J. I., 2002, Hypsilophodontid dinosaurs (Ornithischia: Ornithopoda) in the Iberian Peninsula (Portugal and Spain): In: Actas de las I Jornadas Internacionales Sobre Paleontologia de Dinosaurios y su Entorno, p. 175-266.

Russell, D. A., 1994, The role of Central Asia in dinosaurian biogeography: In: Results from the Sino-Canadian Dinosaur Project. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 30, p. 2002-2012.

Russell, D. A., and Manabe, M., 2002, Synopsis of the Hell Creek (Uppermost Cretaceous) dinosaur assemblage: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 169-176.

Sampson, S. D., 2002, The seicned of Paleontology: new views on ancient bones: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 7-20.

Schwimmer, D. R., 2002, King of the Crocodylians: Indiana University Press, 220pp.

Tanke, D. H., and Rothschold, B. M., 2002, Dinosaures: An annotated bibliography of dinosaur paleopathology and related topics –1838-2001: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Sciences, bulletin 20, 96pp.

Tokaryk, T. T., 2002, A humerus from a juvenile Triceratops sp. (Ornithischia; Ceratopsidae) from the Frenchman Formation (Late Maastrichtian), Saskatchewan: In: Summary of Investigations 2002, v. 1, p. Saskatchewan Geological Survey, Sask, Industry and Resources, Misc. Rep., 2002-4, p. 151-154.

Varricchio, D. J., Horner, J. R., and Jackson, F. D., 2002, Embryos and eggs for the Cretaceous theropod dinosaur Troodon formosus: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, p. 3, p. 564-576.

Weishampel, D. B., Meers, M. B., Akersten, W. A., and McCrady, A. D., 22002, New Early Cretaceous dinosaur remains, including possible ceratopsians, from the Wayan Formation of Eastern Idaho: In: And Whereas…Papers on the Vertebrate Paleontology of Idaho, Honoring John A. White, v. 2, edited by Akersten, W. A., Thompson, M. E., Meldrum, D. J,. Rapp, R. A., and McDonald, H. G., Idaho Museum of Natural History Occasional Paper 37, p. 5-17. Link to pdf

Williamson, T. E., and Carr, T. D., 2002, A juvenile pachycephalosaur (Dinosauria: Pachycephalosauridae) from the Fruitland Formation, New Mexico: New Mexico Geology, v. 24, n. 2, p. 67-68.

Willamson, T. E., and Carr, T. D., (2002) 2003, A new genus of derived pachycephalosaurian from western North America: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 4, p. 779-801. (Sphaerotholus goodwini)

Wolfe, D. G., 2002, Zuniceratops christopheri-Middle Cretaceous longhorn from the temporal frontier of New Mexico: DinoPress, v. 7, p. 21-30.

Wu, Q., 2002, Fossil Treasures from Liaoning: Geological Publishign House, 138pp.

Xu, X., Makovicky, P. J., Wang, X.-L., Norell, M. A,. and You, H.-L., 2002, A ceratopsian dinosaur from China and the early evolution of ceratopsia: Nature, v. 416, p. 314-317. (Liaoceratops yanzigouensis)

Yao, J. –X., Zhang, Y., and Tang, Z.-L., 2002, Histological study of the Late Cretaceous ornithomimid and hadrosaurid: Acta Palaeontologica Sinica, v. 41, n. 2, p. 241-250.

Armored dinosaurs

Genus: Nova (1)

Crichtonsaurus DONG, 2002

Species: Nova (3)

Amtosaurus archibaldi AVERIANOV, 2002
Crichtonsaurus bohlini DONG, 2002

Aberhan, M,. Bussert, R., Heinrich, W.-D., Schrank, E., Schultka, S., Sames, B., Kriwet, J., and Kapilima, S., 2002, Palaeoecology and depositional environments of the Tendaguru Beds (Late Jurassic to Early Cretaceous, Tanzania): Mitt. Mus. Nat.kd. Berl., Geowiss. Reihe, v. 5, p. 19-44.

Averianov, A. O, 2002, An ankylosaurid (Ornithischia: Ankylosauria) braincase from the Upper Cretaceous Bissekty Formation of Uxbekistan: Bulletin de l’Institut des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Sciences de la Terre, v. 72, p. 97-110. (Amtosaurus archibaldi)

Barrett, P. M., Clarke, J. B., Brinkman, D. B., Chapman, S. D., and Enson, P. C., 2002, Morphology, histology and identification of the ‘granicones’ from the Purbeck Limestone Formation (Lower Cretaceous: Berriasian) of Dorset, southern England: Cretaceous Research, v. 23, p. 279-295.

Buchholz, P. W., 2003 (for 2002), Phylogeny and biogeography of basal ornithischia: In: The Mesozoic in Wyoming, Tate 2002, Casper College, p. 18-34.

Canudo, J. I., Ruiz-Omenaca, J. I., Barco, J. L., and Royo Torres, R., 2002, ?Sauropodos asiaticos en el Barremiense inferior (Cretacico Inferior) de Espana? Ameghiniana, v. 39, n. 4, p. 443-452.

Codrea, V., Smith, T., Dica, P., Folie, A., Garcia, G., Godefroit, P., and Van Itterbeecke, J., 2002, Dinosaur egg nests, mammals and other vertebrates from a new Maastrichtian site of the Hateg Basin (Romania): C. R. Palevol. V. 1, p. 173-180.

Connely, M. V., 2003 (for 2002), Paleoecology of the Morrison Formation, Como Bluff, Wyoming: In: The Mesozoic in Wyoming, Tate 2002, Casper College, p 35-48.

Currie, P. J., 2002, Report on fieldwork in Mongolia, September 2001: In: Alberta Palaeontological Society, sixth annual symposium, “Fossils 2002’, presented by Alberta Paleontological Society, in conjunction with Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists, Paleontological Division and Department of Earth Sciences, Mount Royal College, p. 8-12.

Dong, Z.-M., 2002, A new armored dinosaur (Ankylosauria) from Beipiao basin, Liaoning Province, Northeastern China: Vertebrata PalAsiatica, v. 40, n. 4, p. 276-285. (Crichtonsaurus bohlini)

Ford, T. L., 2003 (for 2002), A new look at the armor of Ankylosaurus, just what did it look like?: In: The Mesozoic in Wyoming, Tate 2002, Casper College, p 48-67.

Gierlinski, G., and Sabath, K., 2002, A probable stegosaurian track from the Late Juassic of Poland: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 47, n. 3, p. 561-564.

Glut, D. F., 2002, Dinosaurs, the Encyclopedia, Supplement 2: McFarland & Company, Inc., 685pp.

Hernandez, B. S., 2002, Asociacion faunistica de vertebrados Mesozoicos de la Localidad de Galve (Teruel): Estudios Geol, v. 58, p. 189-193.

Kirkland, J. I., 2002, Utahraptor and its world: DinoPress, v. 6, p. 28-37.

Nath, T. T., Yadagiri, P., and Moitra, A. K., 2002, First record of armoured dinosaur from the Lower Jurassic Kota Formation, Pranhita-Godavari Valley, Andhra Pradesh: Journal of the Geological Society of India, v. 59, p. 575-577.

Norman, D. B., and Barrett, P. M., 2002, Ornithischian dinosaurs from the Lower Cretaceous (Berriasian) of England: Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 68, p. 161-189.

Russell, D. A., and Manabe, M., 2002, Synopsis of the Hell Creek (Uppermost Cretaceous) dinosaur assemblage: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 169-176.

Schwimmer, D. R., 2002, King of the Crocodylians: Indiana University Press, 220pp.

Tanke, D. H., and Rothschold, B. M., 2002, Dinosaures: An annotated bibliography of dinosaur paleopathology and related topics –1838-2001: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Sciences, bulletin 20, 96pp.

Wegweiser, M. D., 2003 (for 2002), Sequenence stratigraphy and paleoecology of Late Cretaceous Campanian-Maastrichtian transition strata in the western Bighorn Basin region of Wyomign: In: The Mesozoic in Wyoming, Tate 2002, Casper College, p. 120-131.

Weishampel, D. B., Meers, M. B., Akersten, W. A., and McCrady, A. D., 22002, New Early Cretaceous dinosaur remains, including possible ceratopsians, from the Wayan Formation of Eastern Idaho: In: And Whereas…Papers on the Vertebrate Paleontology of Idaho, Honoring John A. White, v. 2, edited by Akersten, W. A., Thompson, M. E., Meldrum, D. J,. Rapp, R. A., and McConald, H. G., Idaho Museum of Natural History Occasional Paper 37, p. 5-17. Link to pdf

Wilhite, D. R., 2003 (for 2002), Tales tails can tell: form, function, and distribution of diplodocid cheverons within the dinosauria: In: The Mesozoic in Wyoming, Tate 2002, Casper College, p. 132-154.

Dinosaurs in general


Brusatte, S., 2002, Visiting dinosaur museums in France: DinoPress, v. 7, p. 71-75.

Campagna, T., 2002, Interview with Kristi Curry Rogers: DinoPress, v. 7, p. 116-119.

Canudo, J. I., Ruiz-Omenaca, J. I., Barco, J. L., Cuenca-Bescos, G., and Royo Torres, R., 2004, Comentarios a "Asociacion faunistica de vertebrados Mesozoicos de la localidad de Galve (Teruel)" de. B. Sanchez Heranadez [Estuidos Geol., 58 (2002), 189-193.]: Estudios Geologicos, v. 60., p. 49-52.

Chapman, R. E., Matthews, N. A., Schweitzer, M. H., and Horner, C. C., 2002, Applying 21st century technology to very old animals: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 137-144.

Chure, D. J., 2002, Raising the dead: excavating dinosaurs: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 127-136.

Dalla Vecchia, F. M., 2002, A caccia di fossili nel Far West: Natura Nascosta, n. 24, p. 29-32.

Dalla Vecchia, F. M., Fraboni, R,. and Xiaoqiao, W., 2002, I dinosauri piumati della cina: Universita degli Studi di Ancona, 64pp.

Dodson, P., 2002, Dinosaur superlatives: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 153-162.

Fastovsky, D. E., 2002, Revealing the whole picture: reconstructing an ecosystem: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 53-60.

Ford, T. L., and Scotchmoor, J. G., 2002, www dinosaurs: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 179-180.

Forster, C. A., 2002, Where dinosaurs roamed the Earth: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 45-52.

Glut, D. F., 2002, Dinosaurs in the movies: fiction and fact: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 171-178.

Horner, J. R., 2002, Evidence of dinosaur social behavior: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 71-78.

Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., and Hartman, J. H., 2002, Hell Creek Formation: a 2001 synthesis: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 503-510.

Larson, N. L., 2002, The North American Museum of Ancient Life: DinoPress, v. 6, p. 4-13.

Lucas, S. G., 2002, It takes time: dinosaus and the geologic timescale: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 39-44.

Martin, A. J., 2002, Dinosaur evolution: from where did they come and where did they go: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 23-30.

McKenna, M. C., 2003 (for 2002), Collecting small vertebrates in the terrestrial Cretaceous of Wyoming and Mongolia: In: The Mesozoic in Wyoming, Tate 2002, Casper Colege, p 70-73.

Miyashita, T., translated by Yamanaka, S., 2002, Visiting museums in the land of the White Night: DinoPress, v. 7, p. 120-127.

Morgan, V. L., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, Walter Granger, 1872-1941, Paleontologist: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, bulletin 19, 58pp.

Padian, K., and Horner, J. R., 2002, Typology versus transformation in the origin of birds: TRENDS in Ecology & Evolution, v. 17, n. 3, p. 120-124.

Parrish, M., and Stevens, K., 2002, Rib angulation, scapulocoracoid position, and thoracic profiles in non-avian dinosaurs: SVPCA 50, Abstract volume, edited by Norman, D., and Upchurch, P., p. 31-32.

Pryor, R., Tanke, D. H., Spencer, B., and Humber, J., 2002, Mapping of Late Cretaceous vertebrate localities in Dinosaur Provincal Park, Alberta using the global positioning system – an update: In: Alberta Palaeontological Society, sixth annual symposium, “Fossils 2002’, presented by Alberta Paleontological Society, in conjunction with Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists, Paleontological Division and Department of Earth Sciences, Moutn Royal College, p. 39-41.

Rey, L., 2002, Brief diary and highlights of the sixty-first annual meeting, Society of Vertebrate Paleontology: DinoPress, v. 6, p. 57-64.

Rey, L., 2002, A quick diary on the SVP post meeting field trip to Dinosaur Provincial Park and the Tyrrell Museum, Drumheller, Alberta: DinoPress, v. 7, p. 37-45.

Sampson, S. D., 2002, The science of Paleontology: new views on ancient bones: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 7-20.

Springer, D. A., and Platt, B., 2002, The art of illustrating science: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 163-170.

Springer, D. A., and Scotchmoor, J. G., 2002, Unearthing the past: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 1-6.

Straight, W. H., and Eberth, D. A., 2002, Testing the utility of vertebrate remains in recognizing patterns in fluvial deposits: an example from the lower Horseshoe Canyon Formation, Alberta: Palaios, v. 17, p. 472-490.

Tanke, D. H., 2002, The hunt for Mary Jane: search for the lost fleet of the 1920-1915 AMNH Palaeontological Expeditions to Alberta, Canada: In: Alberta Palaeontological Society, sixth annual symposium, “Fossils 2002’, presented by Alberta Paleontological Society, in conjunction with Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists, Paleontological Division and Department of Earth Sciences, Mount Royal College, p. 56-62.

Tanke, D. H., Hernes, N. L., and Guldberg, T. E., 2002, The 1916 sinking of the SS Mount Temple: historical perspectives on a unique aspect of Alberta’s Paleontological heritage: Canadian Palaeobiology, Spring, p. 5-26.

Tanke, D. H., and Rothschold, B. M., 2002, Dinosaures: An annotated bibliography of dinosaur paleopathology and related topics –1838-2001: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Sciences, bulletin 20, 96pp.

Upchurch, P., Hunn, C. A., and Norman, D. B., 2002, An analysis of dinosaurian biogeography: evidence for the existence of vicariance and dispersal patterns caused by geological evidents: Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B., v. 269, p. 613-621. Link to pdf

Walters, R. F., and Kissinger, T,. 2002, Putting the pieces together: dinosaur restoration: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 147-152.

Wegweiser, M. D., 2003 (for 2002), Sequenence stratigraphy and paleoecology of Late Cretaceous Campanian-Maastrichtian transition strata in the western Bighorn Basin region of Wyoming: In: The Mesozoic in Wyoming, Tate 2002, Casper College, p. 120-131.


Aves (Mesozoic)

Genus: Nova (13)

Archaeovolans CZERKAS & XU, 2002
Halimornis CHIAPPE, LAMB & ERICSON, 2002
Eocathayornis ZHOU, 2002
Jeholornis ZHOU & ZHANG, 2002b
Jinzhournis HOU, ZHOU, ZHANG & GU, 2002
Jixiangornis JI, JI, ZHANG, YOU, ZHANG, WANG, YUAN & JI, 2002
Novacaesareaia PARRIS & HOPE, 2002
Omnivoropteryx CZERKAS & JI, 2002
Piksi VARRICCHIO, 2002
Polarornis CHATTERJEE, 2002
Sapeornis ZHOU & ZHANG, 2002a
Shenzhouraptor JI, JI, YOU, ZHANG, YUAN, JI, LI, & LI, 2002
Teviornis KUROCHKIN, DYKE & KARHU, 2002

Species: Nova (20)

Archaeovolans repatriatus CZERKAS & XU, 2002
Cathayornis aberransis HOU, ZHOU, ZHANG & GU, 2002
Cimolopteryx petra HOPE, 2002
Eocathayornis walkeri ZHOU, 2002
Halimornis thompsonae emend CHIAPPE, LAMB & ERICSON, 2002
= Halimornis thompsoni CHIAPPE, LAMB & ERICSON, 2002
Hesperornis bairdi MARTIN & LIM, 2002
Hesperornis chowi MARTIN & LIM, 2002
Hesperornis mengeli MARTIN & LIM, 2002
Hesperornis macdonaldi MARTIN & LIM, 2002
Jeholornis prima ZHOU & ZHANG, 2002b
Jinzhournis yixianensis HOU, ZHOU, ZHANG & GU, 2002
Jinzhournis zhangjiyingia HOU, ZHOU, ZHANG & GU, 2002
Jixiangornis orientalis JI, JI, ZHANG, YOU, ZHANG, WANG, YUAN & JI, 2002
Novacaesareaia hungerfordorum emend PARRIS & HOPE, 2002
= Novacaesareaia hungerfordi PARRIS & HOPE, 2002
Omnivoropteryx sinousaorum CZERKAS & JI, 2002
Polarornis gregorii CHATTERJEE, 2002
Piksi barbarulna VARRICCHIO, 2002
Sapeornis chaoyangensis ZHOU & ZHANG, 2002a
Shenzhouraptor sinensis JI, JI, YOU, ZHANG, YUAN, JI, LI, & LI, 2002
Teviornis gobiensis KUROCHKIN, DYKE & KARHU, 2002

Synonym: Nova (1)

Archaeopteryx siemensii (DAMES, 1897) ELZANOWSKI, 2002
= Archaeopteryx siemensii DAMES, 1897
= Archaeornis siemensii (DAMES, 1897) PETERONIEVICS vide PETRONIEVICS & WOODWARD, 1917

Benton, M. J., and Gower, D. J., 2002, Alick D. Walker 1925-1999: an appreciation: In: Archosaurian anatomy and palaeontology. Essays in memory of Alick D. Walker, edited by Norman, D. B., and Gower, D. J., Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 136, p. 1-5.

Bochenski, Z., and Bochenski, Z. M., 2002, Palaeogeographical implications concerning early history of chosen groups of birds: In: Proceedings of the 5th Symposium of the Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution, Beijing, 1-4 June 2000, edited by Zhou, Z.-H., and Zhang, F., p. 291-300.

Bottjer, D. J., 2002, Smoky Hill Chalk : spectacular Cretaceous marine fauna: In: Exceptional Fossil Preservation, a unique view of the evolution of marine life, edited by Bottjer, D. J., Etter, W., Hagadorn, J. W., and Tang, C. M., Columbia University Press, p. 353-364.

Buffetaut, E., 2002, Giant ground birds at the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary: extinction or survival: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 303-306.

Buffetaut, E., Jurkovsek, B,. and Kolar-Jurkovsek, T., 2002, A fossil feather from the Upper Cretaceous of Kras (Slovenia) : Comptes Rendus Palevol, v. 1, p. 705-710.

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Synapsids

Pelycosaurs

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Theriodontia

Genus: Nova (5)

Malasaurus TATARINOV, 2002
Neotrirachodon TATARINOV, 2002
Olivierosuchus KAMMERER & SIDOR, 2002

Ruhuhucerberus MAISCH, 2002
Titanogorgon MAISCH, 2002

Species: Nova (4)

Exaeretodon riograndensis ABDALA, BARBERENA & DORNELLES, 2002
Malasaurus germanus TATARINOV, 2002
Neotrirachodon expectatus TATARINOV, 2002
Ruhuhucerberus terror MAISCH, 2002

Synonym: Nova (3)

Chiniquodon sanjuanensis (MARTINEZ & FORSTER, 1996) ABDALA & GIANNINI, 2002
= Probelesodon sanjuanensis MARTINEZ & FORSTER, 1996
Olivierosuchus parringtoni (BRINK, 1965) KAMMERER & SIDOR, 2002
= Olivieria parringtoni
BRINK, 1965
Titanogorgon maximus
(HUENE, 1950) MAISCH, 2002
= Gorgonognathus maximus HUENE, 1950
= Clelandina maximus (HUENE, 1950)

Abdala, F., and Ribeiro, A. M., 2002, Nuevos cinodontes traversodontidos (Synapsida-eucynodontia) de la Formacion Santa Maria (Triasico Medio-Superior), Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil: Revista Espanola de Paleontologia, v. 17, n. 2, p. 237-243.

Abdala, F., Barberena, M. C., and Dornelles, J., 2002, A new species of the traversodontid cynodont Exaeretodon from the Santa Maria Formation (Middle/Late Triassic) of Southern Brazil: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 2, p. 313-325. (Exaeretodon riograndensis)

Abdala, F., and Giannini, N. P., 2002, Chihniquodontid cynodonts: systematic and morphometeric considerations: Palaeontology, v. 45, p. 6, p. 1151-1170. (Chiniquodon sanjuanensis = Probelesodon sanjuanensis)

Bandyopadhyay, S., RoyChowdhury, T. K., and Sengupta, D. P., 2002, Taphonomy of some Gondwana vertebrate assemblages of India: Sedimentary Geology, v. 147, p. 219-245.

Dorka, M., 2002, Tetrapod teeth from an Upper Ladinian bone bed, Schoningen (Lower Saxony, Germany): Palaontologische Zeitschrift, v. 76, n. 2, p. 283-296.

Hancox, P. J., and Rubidge, B. S., (2001) 2002, Breakthroughs in the biodiversity, biogeography, biostratigraphy, and basin analysis of the Beaufort group: In: Special Issue, African Renaissance and Geosciences, edited by Eriksson, P., and Kampunzu, H. A. B., Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 33, n. 3-4, p. 563-577.

Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, Stratigraphy, Biostratigraphy and biochronology of Lower Chinle Group (Adamanian: Latest Carnian) vertebrate fossil assemblages in the Vicinity of St. Johns, Arizona: In: Wesetrn Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists with Mesa Southwest Museum and Southwest Paleontological Society of Mesa, Arizona, First Meeting of the New Millenium, Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin n. 8, p. 9-15.

Ivakhnenko, M. F., 2002, The origin and early divergence of therapsids: Paleontological Journal, v. 36, n. 2, p. 49-57.

Ivakhnenko, M. F., 2002, Taxonomy of East European gorgonopians (Therapsida): Paleontological Journal, v. 36, n. 3, p. 283-292.

Jenkens, I., Thomason, J. J., and Norman, D. B., 2002, Primates and engineering principles: applications to craniodental mechanisms in ancient terrestrial predators: In: Concepts of functional, engineering and constructional morphology, edited by Gudo, M., Gutmann, M., and Scholz, J., Senckenbergiana Lethaea, v. 82, n. 1, p. 223-240.

Get Kammerer, C., and Sidor, C. A., 2002, replacement names for the therapsid genera Criocephalus Broom 1928 and Olivieria Brink: Palaeontologia Africana, v. 38, p. 71-72. (Olivierosuchus parringtoni = Olivieria parringtoni)

Lucas, S. G., 2002, A new dicynodont from the Tirassic of Brazil and the tetrapod biochronology of the Brazilian Triassic: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 131-141.

Lucas, S. G., and Heckert, A. B., 2002, The Hyperodapedon biochron, Late Triassic of Pangea: Albertiana, v. 27, p. 30-38.

Luo, Z.-X., Kielan-Jaworowksa, Z., and Cifelli, R. L., 2002, In quest for a phylogeny of Mesozoic mammals: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 47, n. 1, p. 1-78.

Maisch, M. W., 2002, Observations on Karoo and Gondwana vertebrates: Part 3: notes on the gorgonopsians from the Upper Permian of Tanzania: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatschefte, 2002, v. 4, p. 237-251. (Ruhuhucerberus terror, Titanogorgon maximus = Gorgonognathus maximus, = Clelandina maximus)

Nesbitt, S., 2002, An update on fossil reptile material from the Upper Moenkopi Formation, Holbrook Member (Middle Triassic), Northern Arizona: In: Western Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists with Mesa Southwest Museum and Southwest Paleontological Society of Mesa, Arizona, First Meeting of the New Millennium, Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin n. 8, p. 3-7.

Polcyn, M. J., Winkler, D. A., Jacobs, L. L., and Newman, K., 2002, Fossil occurrences and structural disturbance in the Triassic Chinle Formation at North Stinking Springs Mountain near St. Johns, Arizona: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 43-49.

Oftedal, O. T., 2002, The mammary gland and its origin during Synapsid Evolution: Journal of Mammory Gland Biology and Neoplasia, v. 7, n. 3, p. 225-252.

Oftedial, O. T., 2002, The origin of lactation as a water source for parchment-shelled eggs: Journal of Mammory Gland Biology and neoplasia, v. 7, n. 3, p. 253-266.

Rubidge, B. S., and Sidor, C. A., 2002, On the cranial morphology of the basal therapsids Burnetia and Proburnetia (Theraapsida: Burnetiidae): Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 11,n 2, p. 257-267.

Sokolov, B. S., 2002, Professor Aleksei Petrovich Bystrow: Recollections: Paleontological Journal v. 36, n. 2, p. 107-112.

Tanke, D. H., and Rothschold, B. M., 2002, Dinosaures: An annotated bibliography of dinosaur paleopathology and related topics –1838-2001: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Sciences, bulletin 20, 96pp.

Tatarinov, L. P., 2002, Gomphodont cynodonts (Reptilia, Theriodontia) from the Middle Triassic of Orenburg Region: Paleontological Journal, v. 36, n. 3, p. 176-179. (Malasaurus germanus, Neotrirachodon expectatus)

Tatarinov, L. P., 2002, Monophyly and polyphyly in the origin of mammals: current state of the question : Paleontological Journal, v. 36, n. 3, p. 293-201.

Tatarinov, L. P., 2002, A finding of a scaloposaurian (Reptilian, Theriodontia) from the Upper Permian Purly Locality of the Nizhni Novgorod Region: Paleontological Journal, v. 36, n. 4, p. 383-384.

Deinocephalia

Genus: Nova (4)

Criocephalosaurus KAMMERER & SIDOR, 2002
Kitchinganomodon MAISCH, 2002c
Kwazulusaurus MAISCH, 2002b
Lanthanocephalus MODESTO, RUBIDGE & WELMAN, 2002

Species: Nova (3)

Kwazulusaurus shakai MAISCH, 2002b
Lanthanocephalus moholi MODESTO, RUBIDGE & WELMAN, 2002
Stahleckeria impotens LUCAS, 2002

Synonym: Nova (4)

Criocephalosaurus vanderbyli (BROOM, 1928) KAMMERER, & SIDOR, 2002 (Type)
= Criocephalus vanderbyli BROOM, 1928
Criocephalosaurus gunyankaensis (BOONSTRA, 1969) KAMMERER, & SIDOR, 2002
= Criocephalus gunyankaensis BOONSTRA, 1969

Kitchinganomodon crassus (BROOM, 1948) MAISCH, 2002c
= Platycyclops crassus BROOM, 1948
= Platycyclops pricei BROOM & GEORGE, 1950
= Platycyclops acutirostris BROOM & GEORGE, 1950
Odontocyclops whaitsi (BROOM, 1913) ANGIELCZYK, 2002
= Dicynodon whaitsi BROOM, 1913
= Mastocephalus whaitsi (BROOM, 1913) HOEPEN, 1934
= Oudenodon (Mastocephalus) whaitsi (BROOM, 1913) HOEPEN, 1934

Angielczyk, K. D., 2002, Redescription, phylogenetic position, and stratigraphic significance of the dicynodont genus Odontocyclops (Synapsida: Anomodontia): Journal of Paleontology, v. 76, n. 6, p. 1047-1059. (Odontocyclops whaitsi = Dicynodon whaitsi, = Mastocephalus whaitsi, = Oudenodon (Mastocephalus) whaitsi)

Angielczyk, K. D., 2002, A selective annotation of published Triassic vertebrates from the University of California Museum of Paleontology collections: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 297-301.

Bandyopadhyay, S., RoyChowdhury, T. K., and Sengupta, D. P., 2002, Taphonomy of some Gondwana vertebrate assemblages of India: Sedimentary Geology, v. 147, p. 219-245.

Dorka, M., 2002, Tetrapod teeth from an Upper Ladinian bone bed, Schoningen (Lower Saxony, Germany): Palaontologische Zeitschrift, v. 76, n. 2, p. 283-296.

Hancox, P. J., and Rubidge, B. S., (2001) 2002, Breakthroughts in the biodiversity, biogeography, biostratigraphy, and basin analysis of the Beaufort group: In: Special Issue, African Renaissance and Geosciences, edited by Eriksson, P., and Kampunzu, H. A. B., Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 33, n. 3-4, p. 563-577.

Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, Stratigraphy, Biostratigraphy and biochronology of Lower Chinle Group (Adamanian: Latest Carnian) vertebrate fossil assemblages in the Vicinity of St. Johns, Arizona: In: Western Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists with Mesa Southwest Museum and Southwest Paleontological Society of Mesa, Arizona, First Meeting of the New Millennium, Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin n. 8, p. 9-15.

Get Kammerer, C., and Sidor, C. A., 2002, replacement names for the therapsid genera Criocephalus Broom 1928 and Olivieria Brink: Palaeontologia Africana, v. 38, p. 71-72. (Criocephalosaurus vanderbyli = Criocephalus vanderbyli, Criocephalosaurus gunyankaensis
= Criocephalus gunyankaensis
)

Liu, J., Li, J.-L., and Cheng, Z.-W., 2002, The Lystrosaurus fossils from Xinjiang and their bearing on the terrestrial Permian-Triassic boundary: Vertebrata PalAsiatica, v. 40, n. 4, p. 267-275.

Lucas, S. G., 2002, A new dicynodont from the Triassic of Brazil and the tetrapod biochronology of the Brazilian Triassic: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 131-141. (Stahleckeria impotens)

Lucas, S. G., and Heckert, A. B., 2002, Skull of the dicynodont Placerias from the Upper Triassic of Arizona: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 127-130..

Lucas, S. G., and Heckert, A. B., 2002, The Hyperodapedon biochron, Late Triassic of Pangea: Albertiana, v. 27, p. 30-38.

Lucas, S. G., Heckert, A. B., and Hotton III, N., 2002, The rhynchosaur Hyperodapedon from the Upper Triassic of Wyoming and its global biochronological significance: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 149-156.

Lucas, S. G., and Johnson, S. C., 2002, Fukangichthys, a Triassic fish from China: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 115-119.

Maisch, M. W., 2002a, Observations on Karoo and Gondwana vertebrates: Part 3: notes on the gorgonopsians from the Upper Permian of Tanzania: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatschefte, 2002, v. 4, p. 237-251.

Maisch, M. W., 2002b, A new basal lystrosaurid dicynodont from the Upper Permian of South Africa: Palaeontology, v. 45, part 2, p .343-359. (Kwazulusaurus shakai)

Maisch, M. W., 2002c, Observations on Karoo and Gondwana vertebrates: Part 4: The taxonomic status of the Late Permian rhachinocephalid Platycyclops crassus Broom, 1948 (Therapsida: Dicynodontia) from the South African Karoo: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie, 2002, heft 6, p. 362-372. (Kitchinganomodon crassus = Platycyclops crassus, = Platycyclops pricei, = Platycyclops acutirostris)

Modesto, S., Rubidge, B. S., and Welman, J., 2002, A new dicynodont therapsid from the Lowermost Beaufort Group, Upper Permian of South Africa: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 39, p. 1755-1765. (Lanthanocephalus moholi)

Nesbitt, S., 2002, An update on fossil reptile material from the Upper Moenkopi Formation, Holbrook Member (Middle Triassic), Northern Arizona: In: Western Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists with Mesa Southwest Museum and Southwest Paleontological Society of Mesa, Arizona, First Meeting of the New Millennium, Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin n. 8, p. 3-7.

Nesbitt, S. J., and Angielczyk, K. D., 2002, New evidence of large dicynodonts in the upper Moenkopi Formation (Middle Triassic) of northern Arizona: PaleoBios, v. 22, n. 2, p. 10-17.

Polcyn, M. J., Winkler, D. A., Jacobs, L. L., and Newman, K., 2002, Fossil occurrences and structural disturbance in the Triassic Chinle Formation at North Stinking Springs Mountain near St. Johns, Arizona: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 43-49.

Tverdokhlebov, V. P., Tverdokhlebova, G. I., Surkov, M. V., and Benton, M. J., 2002, Tetrapod localities from the Triassic of SE of European Russia: Earth Science Reviews, v. 60, p. 1-66.


Mammals (Mesozoic)

Genus: Nova (11)

Alamitherium BONAPARTE, 2002
Ameribaatar EATON & CIFELLI, 2002
Asfaltomylos RAUHUT, MARTIN, ORTIZ-JAUREGUIZAR, PUERTA, 2002
Eomaia JI, LUO, YUAN, WIBLE, ZHANG & GEORGI, 2002
Kiyatherium MASCHENKO, LOPATIN & VORONKEVICH, 2002
Nanolestes MARTIN, 2002
Paikasigudodon PRASAD & MANHAS, 2002
Paraungulatum BONAPARTE, 2002
Rougietherium BONAPARTE, 2002
Sibirotherium MASCHENKO, LOPATIN, & VORONKEVICH, 2002
Sinobaatar HU & WANG, 2002

Species: Nova (15)

Alamitherium bishopi BONAPARTE, 2002
Ameribaatar zofiae EATON & CIFELLI, 2002
Asfaltomylos patagonicus RAUHUT, MARTIN, ORTIZ-JAUREGUIZAR, PUERTA, 2002
Cedaromys hutchisoni EATON, 2002
Cimolodon foxi EATON, 2002
Dyskritodon indicus PRASAD & MANHAS, 2002
Eomaia scansori JI, LUO, YUAN, WIBLE, ZHANG & GEORGI, 2002
Kiyatherium cardiodens MASCHENKO, LOPATIN & VORONKEVICH, 2002
Mesodma minor EATON, 2002
Nanolestes drescherae MARTIN, 2002
Nanolestes krusati MARTIN, 2002
Paraungulatum rectangularis BONAPARTE, 2002
Rougietherium tricuspes BONAPARTE, 2002
Sibirotherium rossicus MASCHENKO, LOPATIN, & VORONKEVICH, 2002
Sinobaatar lingyuanensis HU & WANG, 2002

Synonym: Nova (1)

Paikasigudodon yadagirii (PRASAD & MANHAS, 1997) PRASAD & MANHAS, 2002
= Kotatherium yadagirii PRASAD & MANHAS, 1997

Aberhan, M,. Bussert, R., Heinrich, W.-D., Schrank, E., Schultka, S., Sames, B., Kriwet, J., and Kapilima, S., 2002, Palaeoecology and depositional environments of the Tendaguru Beds (Late Jurassic to Early Cretaceous, Tanzania): Mitt. Mus. Nat.kd. Berl., Geowiss. Reihe, v. 5, p. 19-44.

Apesteguia, S., 2002, Greater Gondwana and the Kawas Sea Coastal tetrapod fauna (Campanian-Maastrichtian) : II Sipmosio del Cretacico de america del Sur, P. 135-141.

Averianov, A. O., Voronkevich, A. V., Maschenko, E. N. Leshchinskiy, S. V., and Fayngertz, A. V., 2002, A sauropod foot from the Early Cretaceous of Western Siberia, Russia: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 47, n. 1, p. 117-124.

Bonaparte, J. F., 2002, New dryolestida (Theria) from the Late Cretaceous of Los Alamitos, Argentina and Paleogeographical comments: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, v. 224, n. 3, p. 339-371. (Alamitherium bishopi, Paraungulatum rectangularis, Rougietherium tricuspes)

Bower, B., 2002, Older ancestors, primate origins age in new analysis: Scinece News, v. 161, p. 243-244.

Canudo, J. I., Ruiz-Omenaca, J. I., Barco, J. L., and Royo Torres, R., 2002, ?Sauropodos asiaticos en el Barremiense inferior (Cretacico Inferior) de Espana? Ameghiniana, v. 39, n. 4, p. 443-452.

Cifelli, R. L., 2002, Comodon Kretzoi and Kretzoi, 2000 replaces Pyhascolodon Simpson, 1925 (Mammalia), not Phascolodon Stein, 1859: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 47, n. 1, p. 184.

Clemens, W. A., jr., 2002, Evolution of the mammalian fauna across the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary in northeastern Montana and other areas of the western interior: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 217-245.

Codrea, V., Smith, T., Dica, P., Folie, A., Garcia, G., Godefroit, P., and Van Itterbeecke, J., 2002, Dinosaur egg nests, mammals and other vertebrates from a new Maastrichtian site of the Hateg Basin (Romania): C. R. Palevol. V. 1, p. 173-180.

Eaton, J. G., 2002, Multituberculate mammals from the Wahweap (Campanian, Aquilian) and Kaiparowits (Campanian, Judithian) formations, within the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, southern Utah: Utah Geological survey Miscellaneous Publication, 02-4, 66pp. (Cedaromys hutchisoni, Cimolodon foxi, Mesodma minor)

Fostowicz-Frelik, L., and Kielan-Jaworowska, Z., 2002, Lower incisor in zalambdalestid mammals (Eutheria) and its phylogenetic implications: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 47, n. 1, p. 177-180.

Fraser, N., 2002, The supporting cast: dinosaur contemporaries: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 61-68.

Geiser, F., Goodship, N., and Pavey, C. R., 2002, Was basking important in the evolution of mammalian endothermy ? Naturwissenschaften, v. 89, p. 412-414.

Hahn, G., and Hahn, R., 2002a, Der Bau der Canini bei den Paulchoffatiidae (Multituberculata; Ober-Jura): Palaontologische Zeitschrift, v. 76, n. 2, p. 235-249.

Hahn, G., and Hahn, R., 2002b, Neue Multituberculaten-Zahne aus dem Barremium (Unter-Kreide) von Galve (Spanien): Palaontologische Zeitschrift, v. 76, n. 2, p. 257-259.

Hall, B. K., 2002, Palaeontology and evolutionary developmental biology: a science of the nineteenth and twenty-first centuries: Palaeontology, v. 45, part 4, p. 647-669.

Hernandez, B. S., 2002, Asociacion faunistica de vertebrados Mesozoicos de la Localidad de Galve (Teruel): Estudios Geol, v. 58, p. 189-193.

Hoganson, J. W., and Murphy, E. C., 2002, Marine Breine Member (Maastrichtian) of the Hell Creek Formation in North Dakota: stratigraphy, vertebrate fossil record, and age: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 247-269.

Hu, Y., and Wang, Y., 2002, Sinobaatar gen. nov.: first multituberculate from the Jehol Biota of Liaoning, northeast China: Chinese Science Bulletin, v. 47, n. 11, p. 933-938. (Sinobaatar lingyuanensis)

Hunter, J. P., and Archibald, D. J., 2002, Mammals from the end of the age of dinosaurs in North Dakota and southeastern Montana, with a reappraisal of geographic differentiation among Lancian mammals: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 191-216.

Ji, Q., 2002, Discovery of a Mesozoic fossil mammal with hair and soft tissue in western Liaoning, China: Geological Bulletin of China, v. 21, n. 1, p. 29-34.

Ji, Q., Luo, Z.-X., Yuan, C.-X., Wible, J. R., Zhang, J.-P., and Georgi, J. A, 2002, The earliest known eutherian mammals: Nature, v. 416, p. 816-822. (Eomaia scansori)

Kielan-Jaworowska, Z,. Hurum, J. H., Currie, P. J., and Barsbold, R., 2002, New data on anatomy of the Late Cretaceous multituberculate mammal Catopsbaatar: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 47, n. 3, p. 557-560.

Kobayashi, Y,. Winkler, D. A., and Jacobs, L. L., 2002, Origin of the tooth-replacement pattern in therian mammals: evidence from a 110 myr old fossil: Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B, v. 269, p. 369-373.

Luo, Z.-X., Kielan-Jaworowksa, Z., and Cifelli, R. L., 2002, In quest for a phylogeny of Mesozoic mammals: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 47, n. 1, p. 1-78.

Martin, T., 2002, New stem-lineage representatives of zatheria (mammalia) from the Late Jurassic of Portugal: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 2, p. 332-348. (Nanolestes drescherae, Nanolestes krusati)

Maschenko, E. N., Lopatin, A. V., and Voronkevich, A. V., 2002, A new genus of the tegotheriid docodonts (Docodonta, Tegotheriidae) from the Early Cretaceous of West Siberia: Russian Journal of Theriology, v. 1, n. 2, p. 75-81. (Sibirotherium rossicus) Link to pdf

Kiyatherium cardiodens, MASCHENKO, LOPATIN, & VORONKEVICH, 2002

Oftedal, O. T., 2002, The mammary gland and its origin during Synapsid Evolution: Journal of Mammory Gland Biology and Neoplasia, v. 7, n. 3, p. 225-252.

Oftedial, O. T., 2002, The origin of lactation as a water source for parchment-shelled eggs: Journal of Mammory Gland Biology and neoplasia, v. 7, n. 3, p. 253-266.

Pearson, D. A., Schaefer, T., Johnson, K. R., Nichols, D. J., and Hunter, J. P., 2002, Vertebrate Biostratigraphy of the Hell Creek Formation in southwestern North Dakota and northwestern South Dakota: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 145-167.

Prasad, G. V. R., and Manhas, B. K., 2002, Triconodont mammals from the Jurassic Kota Formation of India: geodiversitas, v. 24, n. 2, p. 445-464. (Dyskritodon indicus, Paikasigudodon yadagirii = Kotatherium yadagirii)

Rage, J.-C., 2002, The continental Late Cretaceous of Europe: toward a better understanding: C. R. Palevol. v. 1, p. 257-258.

Rauhut, O. W. M., Martin, T., Oritz-Jauregulzar, E., and Puerta, P., 2002, A Jurassic mammal from South America: Nature, v. 416, p. 165-168. (Asfaltomylos patagonicus)

Rich, T. H., Flannery, T. F., Trusler, P., Kool, L., van Klaveren, N. A., and Vickers-Rich, P., 2002, Evidence that montremes and ausktribosphenids are not sistergroups: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 2, p. 466-469.

Sanchez-Villagra, M. R., and Maier, W., 2002, Ontogenetic data and the evolutionary origin of the mammalian scapula: Naturwissenschaften, v. 89, p. 459-461.

Sigogneau-Russell, D., and Kielan-Jaworowska, Z., 2002, Mammals from the Purbeck Limestone fo Dorset, southern England: Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 68, p. 241-255.

Smith, A. B., and Peterson, K. J., 2002, Dating the time of origin of major clades: molecular clocks and the fossil record: Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, v. 30, p. 65-88.

Tatarinov, L. P., 2002, Monophyly and polyphyly in the origin of mammals: current state of the question : Paleontological Journal, v. 36, n. 3, p. 293-201.

Tavare, S., Marshall, C. R., Will, O., Soligo, C., and Martin, R. D., 2002, Using the fossil record to estimate the age of the last common ancestor of extant primates: Nature, v. 416, p. 726-729.

Tokaryk, T. T., 2002, A humerus from a juvenile Triceratops sp. (Ornithischia; Ceratopsidae) from the Frenchman Formation (Late Maastrichtian), Saskatchwan: In: Summary of Investigations 2002, v. 1, p. Saskatchewan Geological Survey, Sask, Industry and Resources, Misc. Rep., 2002-4, p. 151-154.

Weil, A., 2002, Upwards and onwards: Nature, v. 416, p. 798-799.

Wu, Q., 2002, Fossil Treasures from Liaoning: Geological Publishing House, 138pp.


Eggs

Cando, J. I., Ruiz-Omenaca, J. I., Barco, J. L., and Royo Torres, R., 2002, ?Sauropodos asiaticos en el Barremiense inferior (Cretacico Inferior) de Espana? Ameghiniana, v. 39, n. 4, p. 443-452.

Casadio, S., Manera, T,. Parras, A., and Montalvo, C. I., 2002, Huevos de dinosaurios (Faveoloolithidae) del Cretacico Superior de la cuenca del Colorado, provinca de La Pampa, Argentina: Ameghiniana, v. 39, n. 3, p. 285-293.

Codrea, V., Smith, T., Dica, P., Folie, A., Garcia, G., Godefroit, P., and Van Itterbeecke, J., 2002, Dinosaur egg nests, mammals and other vertebrates from a new Maastrichtian site of the Hateg Basin (Romania): C. R. Palevol. V. 1, p. 173-180.

Difley, R. L., and Ekdale, A. A., 2002, Footprints of Utah’s last dinosaurs: track beds in the Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) North Horn Formation of the Wasatch Plateau, Central Utah: Palaios, v. 17, p. 327-346.

Dingus, L., and Chiappe, L. M., and Coria, R. A., 2002, Ground breakers of Patagonia: Natural History, v. 111, n. 6, p. 40-47.

Durand, J. F., (2001) 2002, The oldest juvenile dinosaurs from Africa: In: Special Issue, African Renaissance and Geosciences, edited by Eriksson, P., and Kampunzu, H. A. B., Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 33, n. 3-4, p. 597-603.

Ensom, P. C., 2002, Vertebrate trace fossils in the Purbeck Limestone Group of southern England: Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 68, p. 203-220.

Ensom, P. C., 2002, Reptile eggshell, tiny vertebrate remains and globular calcified cartilage from the Purbeck Limestone Group of Southern England: Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 68, p. 221-239.

Goto, M., Yabe, A., and Sano, S., 2002, The research report of the Dinosaur Fossil Exploratory excavation held by Fukui Prefecture in 2001: Memoir of the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum, v. 1, p. 102-119.

Grellet-Tinner, G, and Norell, M., 2002, An avian egg from the Campanian of Bayn Dzak, Mongolia: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 3, p. 719-721.

Huh, M., and Zelenitsky, D. K., 2002, Rich dinosaur nesting site from the Cretaceous of Bosung County, Chullanam-do Province, South Korea: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 3, p. 716-718.

Joyce, W. G., and Zelenitsky, D. K., 2002, Turtle egg pseudomorphs from the Late Jurassic of Schamhaupten, Germany: Archaeopteryx, v. 20, p. 57-62.

Schweitzer, M. H., Jackson, F. D., Chiappe, L. M., Schmitt, J. G., Calvo, J. O., and Rubilar, D. E., 2002, Late Cretaceous avian eggs with embryos from Argentina: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 1, p. 191-195.

Tanke, D. H., and Rothschold, B. M., 2002, Dinosaures: An annotated bibliography of dinosaur paleopathology and related topics –1838-2001: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Sciences, bulletin 20, 96pp.

Varricchio, D. J., Horner, J. R., and Jackson, F. D., 2002, Embryos and eggs for the Cretaceous theropod dinosaur Troodon formosus: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, p. 3, p. 564-576.

Wu, Q., 2002, Fossil Treasures from Liaoning: Geological Publishign House, 138pp.

Zelenitsky, D. K., and Modesto, S. P., 2002, Re-evaluation of the eggshell structure of eggs containing dinosaur embryos from the Lower Jurassic of South Africa: South African Journal of Science, v. 98, p. 407-408.

Zelenisky, D. K., Modesto, S. P., and Currie, P. J., 2002, Bird-like characteristics of trooontid theropod eggshell: Cretaceous Research, v.23, p. 297-305.

Zhao, Z.-K., Mao, X.-Y., Chai, Z.-F., Yang, G.-C., Kong, P., Ebihara, M., and Zhao, Z.-K., 2002, A possible causal relationship between extinction of dinosaurs and K/T iridium enrichment in the Nanxion Basin, South China: evidence from dinosaur eggshells: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoeology, v. 178, p. 1-17.


Ichnology


Ichnogenus: Nova (3)

Barrosopus CORIA, CURRIE, EBERTH & GARRIDO, 2002
Haenamichnus HWANG, HUH, LOCKLEY, UNWIN & WRIGHT, 2002
Puertollanopus SOLER-GIJON, & MORATALLA, 2002

Ichnospecies: Nova (5)

Aquatilavips izumiensis AZUMA, AKAKAWA, TOMIDA & CURRIE, 2002
Barrosopus slobodai CORIA, CURRIE, EBERTH & GARRIDO, 2002
Haenamichnus uhangriensis HWANG, HUH, LOCKLEY, UNWIN & WRIGHT, 2002
Isochirotherium inferni AVANZINI & LEONARDI, 2002
Puertollanopus microdactylus SOLER-GIJON, & MORATALLA, 2002

Synonym: Nova (1)

Brontopodus changlingensis (CHENG & HUANG, 1993, 1994) LOCKLEY, WRIGHT, WHITE, MATSUKAWA, LI, FENG & HONG, 2002
= Chuxliongpus changlinensis CHEN & HUANG, 1993, 1994
= Chuxliongpus zheni CHENG & HUANG, 1993, 1994

Arakawa, Y,. Azuma, Y., Kano, A., Tanijiri, T., and Miyamoto, T,. 2002, A new technique to illustrate and analyze dinosaur and bird footprints using 3-D digitizer: Memoir of the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum, n. 1, p. 7-18.

Avanzini, M., 2002, Dinosauromorph tracks from the Middle Triassic (Anisian) of the Southern Alps (Valle di Non – Italy): Bollettino della Societa Paleontologica Italiana, v. 41, n. 1, p. 37-40.

Avanzini, M., and Leonardi, G., 2002, Isochirotherium inferini ichnosp. n. in the Illyrian (Late Anisian, Middle Triassic) of Adige Valley (Bolzano – Italy): Bolettino della Societa Paleontologica Italiana, v. 41, n. 1. p. 41-50.

Avanzini, M., and Lockley, M. G., 2002, Middle Triassic archosaur population structure: interpretation based on Isochirotherium delicatum fossil footprints (Southern Alps, Italy): Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 185, p. 391-402. (Isochirotherium inferni)

Avanzini, M., and Renesto, S., 2002, A review of Rhynchosauroides tirolicus Able, 1926 Ichnospecies (Middle Triassic: Anisian-Ladinian) and some inferences on Rhynchosauroides trackmaker: Rivista Italiana di Stratigrafia, v. 108, n. 1, p. 51-66.

Azuma, Y., Arakawa, Y., Tomida, Y., and Currie, P. J., 2002, Early Cretaceous bird tracks from the Tetori Group, Fukui Prefecture, Japan: Memoir of the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum, v. 1, p. 1-6. (Aquatilavips izumiensis)

Buffetaut, E., Suteethorn, V., Le Loeuff, J., Cuny, G., Tong, H., and Khansubha, S., 2002, A review of the sauropod dinosaurs of Thailand: The Symposium on Geology of Thailand, p. 95-101.

Casamiquela, R. M., 2002, Icnitas de vertebrados (Mamiferos, Dinosaurios) del MesoJurasico: In: Geologia y Recursos Naturales de Santa Cruz Relatorio del XV Congreso Geologica Argentino, El Calaftae, editor Haller, M J., p. 433-438.

Connely, M. V., 2003 (for 2002), Paleoecology of the Morrison Formation, Como Bluff, Wyoming: In: The Mesozoic in Wyoming, Tate 2002, Casper Colege, p 35-48.

Coria, R. A., Currie, P. J., Eberth, D., and Garrido, A., 2002, Bird footprints from the Anacleto Formation (Late Cretaceous), Neuquen, Argentina: Ameghiniana, v. 39,n . 4, p. 453-463. (Barrosopus slobodai)

Currie, P. J., 2002, Report on fieldwork in Mongolia, September 2001: In: Alberta Palaeontological Society, sixth annual symposium, “Fossils 2002’, presented by Alberta Paleontological Society, in conjunction with Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists, Paleontological Division and Department of Earth Sciences, Moutn Royal College, p. 8-12.

Dalla Vecchia, F. M., 2002, The international symposium “Two Hundred years of pterosaurs”, Tolouse, France, September 5-8th 2001: DinoPress, v. 7, p. 76-84.

Dalla Vecchia, F. M., 2002, Cretaceous dinosaurs in the Adriatic-Dianaric Carbonate Platform (Italy and Croatia): paleoenvironmental implication and paleogeographical hypotheses: Mem. Soc. Geol. It, v. 57, p. 89-100.

Dalla Vecchia, F. B., 2002, Terrestrial reptiles in the Norian of the Carnian Pre-Alps (Friuli, NE Italy): paleoenvironmental implications: Mem. Soc. Geol. It., v. 57, p. 101-106.

Dalla Vecchia, F. M., Vlahovic, I., Posocco, L., Tarlao, A., and Tentor, M., 2002, Late Barrremian and Late Albian (Early Cretaceous) dinosaur track sites in the Main Brioni/Brijun Island (SW Istria, Croatia): Natura Nascosta, n. 25, p. 1-36.

Day, J. J., UpChurch, P., Norman, D. B., Gale, A. S., and Powell, P. H., 2002, Sauropod Trackways, Evolution and Behavior: Science, N.S., v. 296, p. 1659.

Diedrich, C., 2002, Wirbeltierfährten aus dem Unteren Muschelkalk (Mittltrias) von Thüringen (SE-Deutschland): Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatschefte, 2002, heft 2, p. 75-91.

Diedrich, C., 2002, Vertebrate track bed stratigraphy at new megatrack sites in the Upper Wellenkalk Member and orbicularis Member (Muschelkalk, Middle Triassic) in carbonate tidal flat environments of the western Germanic Basin: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 183, p. 185-208.

Difley, R. L., and Ekdale, A. A., 2002, Footprints of Utah’s last dinosaurs: track beds in the Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) North Horn Formation of the Wasatch Plateau, Central Utah: Palaios, v. 17, p. 327-346.

Du, Y.-S., Li, D.-Q., Peng, B.-X., Lei, R.-L., and Bai, Z.-C., 2002, Largescale dinosaur footprints of sauropod from Yanguoxia, Yongjing County, Gansu Province: Earth Science-Journal of China Univeristy of Geosciences, v. 27, n. 4, p. 367-372.

Eberth, D. A., and McCrea, R. T., 2002, Were large theropods normally gregarious? In: Alberta Palaeontological Society, sixth annual symposium, “Fossils 2002’, presented by Alberta Paleontological Society, in conjunction with Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists, Paleontological Division and Department of Earth Sciences, Mount Royal College, p. 13-15.

Ensom, P. C., 2002, Vertebrate trace fossils in the Purbeck Limestone Group of southern England: Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 68, p. 203-220.

Galton, P. M., 2002, Galton, P. M., and Farlow, J. O., in press. Conneticut valley footprints from 802 to now: Moody’s Corner, Massachusettes to Dinosaur State Park, Conneticut, USA.Zubia: DinoPress, v. 6, p. 79-91.

Gierlinski, G., and Sabath, K., 2002, A probable stegosaurian track from the Late Juassic of Poland: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 47, n. 3, p. 561-564.

Goto, M., Yabe, A., and Sano, S., 2002, The research report of the Dinosaur Fossil Exploratory excavation held by Fukui Prefecture in 2001: Memoir of the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum, v. 1, p. 102-119.

Haubold, H., and Klein, H., 2002, Chirotherien und grallatoriden aus der Unteren bis Oberen Trias mitteleuropas und die entstehung der Dinosauria: Hallesches Jahrb. Geowiss., B 23, P. 1-22.

Hawthorne, J. M., Bonem, R. M., Farlow, J. O., and Jones, J. O., 2002, Ichnology, stratigraphy and paleoenvironment of the Boerne Lake Spillway Dinosaur Tracksite, south-central Texas: Texas Journal of Science, v. 54, n. 4. p. 309-324.

Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, Lower Chinle Group (Upper Triassic: Carnian) stratigraphy in the Zuni Mountains, west-central New Mexico: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 51-72.

Hwang, K.-G., Huh, M., Lockley, M. G., Unwin, D. M., and Wright, J. L., 2002, New pterosaur tracks (Pteraichnidae) from the Late Cretaceous Uhangri Formation, southwest Korea: Geological Magazine, v. 139, n. 4,p. 421-435. (Haenamichnus uhangriensis)

Irby, G. V., and Albright III, B., 2002, Tail-drag marks and dinosaur footprints from the Upper Cretaceous Toreva Formation, Northeastern Arizona: Palaios, v. 17, p. 516-521.

Lee, Y.-N., and Huh, M., 2002, Manus-only sauropod tracks in the Uhangri Formation (Upper Cretaceous), Korea and their paleobiological implications: Journal of Paleontology, v. 76, n. 3, p. 558-564.

Li, D., Azuma, Y., and Arakawa, Y., 2002, A new Mesozoic bird track site from Gansu Province, China: Memoir of the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum, v. 1, p. 92-95.

Lim, S.-K., Martin, L. D., Zhou, Z.-H., Baek, K.-S., and Yang, S.-Y., 2002, The significance of Early Cretaceous bird tracks: In: Proceedings of the 5th Symposium of the Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution, Beijing, 1-4 June 2000, edited by Zhou, Z.-H., and Zhang, F., p. 157-163.

Lockley, M. G., and Rainforth, E. C., 2002, The track record of Mesozoic birds and pterosaurs: In: Mesozoic Birds, above the heads of dinosaurs, Part 3, The Mesozoic aviary, anatomy and systematics, edited by Chiappe, L. M., and Witmer, L. M., University of California Press, 405-418.

Lockley, M. G., Schulp, A. S., Meyer, C. A., Leonardi, G,. and Mamani, D. K., 2002, Titanosaurid trackways from the Upper Cretaceous of Bolivia: evidence for large manus, wide-gauge locomotion and gregarious behaviour: Cretaceous Research, v. 23, p. 383-400. Link to pdf

Lockley, M. G., Wright, J. L., White, D., Matsukawa, M., Li, J., Feng, L., and Hong, I., 2002, The first sauropod trackways from China: Cretaceous Research, v. 23, p. 363-381. (Brontopodus changlingensis = Chuxliongpus changlinensis, = Chuxliongpus zheni)

Lucas, S. G., and Heckert, A. B., 2002, Upper Triassic dinosaur track from Fort Wingate, New Mexico: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 245-247.

Lucas, S. G., and Suneson, N. H., 2002, Amphibian and reptile tracks from the Hennessey Formation (Leonardian, Permian), Oklahoma County, Oklahoma: Oklahoma Geology Notes, v. 62, n. 2, p. 56-62.

Nesbitt, S. J., and Angielczyk, K. D., 2002, New evidence of large dicynodonts in the upper Moenkopi Formation (Middle Triassic) of northern Arizona: PaleoBios, v. 22, n. 2, p. 10-17.

Olsen, P. E., Kent, D. V., Sues, H.-D., Koeberl, C., Huber, H., Montanari, A., Rainforth, E. C., Fowell, S. J., Szajna, M. J., and Harline, B. W., 2002, Ascent of dinosaurs linked to an Iridium anomaly at the Triassic-Jurassic boundary: Science, v. 296, p. 1305-1307.

Perez-Lorente, F., Romero-Molina, M., and Fernandez, F. T., 2002, Spanish dinosaur footprints: DinoPress, v. 7, p. 106-115.

Rogers, J. V., II, 2002, Theropod dinosaur trackways in the Lower Cretaceous (Albian) Glen Rose Formation, Kinney County, Texas: Texas Journal of Science, v. 45, n. 2, p. 133-142.

Smith, S. D., 2003 (for 2002), Theropod trackway found north of Glenrock, Wyoming: In: The Mesozoic in Wyoming, Tate 2002, Casper College, p. 114-119.

Get Puertollanopus microdactylus SOLER-GIJON, & MORATALLA, 2002

Suneson, N., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, Tetrapod footprints from the Lower Permian Hennessey Formation, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: Oklahoma Geology Notes, v. 62, n. 3, p. 121-122.

Tanke, D. H., and Rothschold, B. M., 2002, Dinosaures: An annotated bibliography of dinosaur paleopathology and related topics –1838-2001: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Sciences, bulletin 20, 96pp.

Wright, J. L., 2002, Walking in their footsteps and what they left us: dinosaur tracks and traces: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 117-126.


Palaeopathologies


Allain, R., and Chure, D. J., 2002, Poekilopleuron bucklandii, the theropod dinosaur from the Middle Jurassic (Bathonian) of Normandy: Palaeontology, v. 45, part 6, p. 1107-1121.

Brochu, C. A., (2002) 2003, Osteology of Tyrannosaurus rex: insights from a nearly complete skeleton and high-resolution computed tomographic analysis of the skull: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, supplement to n. 4, memoir 7, 138pp.

Coria, R. A., Chiappe, L. M., and Dingus, L., 2002, A new close relative of Carnotaurus sastrei Bonaparte 1985 (Theropoda: Abelisauridae) from the Late Cretaceous of Patagonia: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 2, p. 460-465.

Eberth, D. A., and McCrea, R. T., 2002, Were large theropods normally gregarious? In: Alberta Palaeontological Society, sixth annual symposium, “Fossils 2002’, presented by Alberta Paleontological Society, in conjunction with Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists, Paleontological Division and Department of Earth Sciences, Mount Royal College, p. 13-15.

Hanna, R. R., 2002, Multiple injury and infection in a sub-adult theropod dinosaur Allosaurus fragilis with comparisons to allosaur pathology in the Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry collection: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, n. 1, p. 76-90.

Kear, B. P., 2002, Dental caries in an Early Cretaceous ichthyosaur: Alcheringa, v. 25, p. 387-390.

Sinvely, E., and Russell, A., 2002, The tyrannosaurid metatarsus: bone strain and inferred ligament function: In: Concepts of functional, engineering and constructional morphology, edited by Gudo, M., Gutmann, M., and Scholz, J., Senckenbergiana Lethaea, v. 82, n. 1, p. 35-42.

Tanke, D. H., and Rothschild, B. M., 2002, Dinosaures: An annotated bibliography of dinosaur paleopathology and related topics –1838-2001: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Sciences, bulletin 20, 96pp.

Warren, A. A., and Ptasznik, R., 2002, The earliest fractured tetrapod bone: Alcheringa, v. 26, p. 459-463.


Gastroliths


Mayr, G., Peters, D. S., Plodowski, G., and Vogal, O., 2002, Bristle-like integumentary structures at the tail of the horned dinosaur Psittacosaurus: Naturwissenschaften, v. 89, p. 361-365.

Nichollis, E. L., and Meckert, D., 2002, Marine reptiles from the Nanaimo Group (Upper Cretaceous) of Vancouver Island: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 39, p. 1591-1603.

Tanke, D. H., and Rothschold, B. M., 2002, Dinosaures: An annotated bibliography of dinosaur paleopathology and related topics –1838-2001: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Sciences, bulletin 20, 96pp.


Stomach contents


Coprolites


Cando, J. I., Ruiz-Omenaca, J. I., Barco, J. L., and Royo Torres, R., 2002, ?Sauropodos asiaticos en el Barremiense inferior (Cretacico Inferior) de Espana? Ameghiniana, v. 39, n. 4, p. 443-452.

Chin, K., 2002, Analyses of coprolites produced by carnivorous vertebrates: Palaeontological Society Papers, v. 8, p. 43-50.

Dalla Vecchia, F. M., Venturini, S., and Tentor, M., 2002, The Cenomanian (Late Cretaceous) Konservat-Lagrstatte of en Nammoura (Kesrouane Province), northern Lebanon: Bollettino della Societa Paleontologica Italiana, v. 41n, n. 1, p. 51-68.

Ensom, P. C., 2002, Vertebrate trace fossils in the Purbeck Limestone Group of southern England: Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 68, p. 203-220.

Ford, T. D., and O’Connor, B., 2002, Coprolite mining in England: Geology Today, v. 18, n. 5, p. 178-181.

Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, Stratigraphy, Biostratigraphy and biochronology of Lower Chinle Group (Adamanian: Latest Carnian) vertebrate fossil assemblages in the Vicinity of St. Johns, Arizona: In: Wesetrn Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists with Mesa Southwest Museum and Southwest Paleontological Society of Mesa, Arizona, First Meeting of the New Millenium, Mesa Southwest Museum Bulletin n. 8, p. 9-15.

Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, Lower Chinle Group (Upper Triassic: Carnian) stratigraphy in the Zuni Mountains, west-central New Mexico: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 51-72.

Heckert, A. B., Lucas, S. G., and Estep, J. W., 2002, Lower Chinle Group (Upper Triassic: Upper Carnian) tetrapods from the vicinity of Cameron, Arizona: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 73-76.

Hoganson, J. W., and Murphy, E. C., 2002, Marine Breine Member (Maastrichtian) of the Hell Creek Formation in North Dakota: stratigraphy, vertebrate fossil record, and age: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 247-269.

Holden, C., 2002, Fossil vomit: Science, v. 295, p. 1459.

Schwimmer, D. R., 2002, King of the Crocodylians: Indiana University Press, 220pp.

Tanke, D. H., and Rothschold, B. M., 2002, Dinosaures: An annotated bibliography of dinosaur paleopathology and related topics –1838-2001: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Sciences, bulletin 20, 96pp.


Cannibalism

Gay, R., 2002, The myth of cannibalism in Coelophysis bauri: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, supplement to n. 3, Abstracts of Papers, Sixty-second annual Meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, University of Oklahoma, Norman Oklahoma, October 9-12, p. 57a


Regurgitalite

Holden, C., 2002, Fossil vomit: Science, v. 295, p. 1459.


Fire (Mesozoic, Paleozoic)

Jones, P. T., Ash, S., and Figueiral, I., 2002, Late Triassic charcoal from Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, USA: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 188, p. 127-139.

Lubick, N., 2002, Dinosaurs’ world up in flames: Geotimes, November, 1991, p. 10.

Svetsov, V. V., 2002, Comment on “Extraterrestrial impacts and wildfires”: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 185, p. 403-405.

Svetsov, V. V., 2002, Grazin meteoroids could ignite continental-scale fires: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 685-694.

Zeigler, K. E., 2002, A taphonomic analysis of a fire-related Late Triassic death assemblage: New Mexico Geology, v. 24, n. 3, p. 102-103.


Beetle Borrings


Toothmarks

Ensom, P. C., 2002, Vertebrate trace fossils in the Purbeck Limestone Group of southern England: Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 68, p. 203-220.

Everhart, M. J., 2002, New data on cranial measurements and body length of the mosasaur, Tylosaurus nepaeolicus (Squamata; mosasauridae), from the Niobrara Formation of Western Kansas: Transcations of the Kansas Academy of Science, v. 105, n. 1-2, p. 33-43.

Schwimmer, D. R., 2002, King of the Crocodylians: Indiana University Press, 220pp.

Tanke, D. H., and Rothschold, B. M., 2002, Dinosaures: An annotated bibliography of dinosaur paleopathology and related topics –1838-2001: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Sciences, bulletin 20, 96pp.


Histology

Chinsamy, A., 2002, Bone micostructure of early birds: In: Mesozoic Birds, above the heads of dinosaurs, Part 4, functional morphology and evolution, edited by Chiappe, L. M., and Witmer, L. M., University of California Press, 421-431.

Dalla Vecchia, F. M., 2002, The international symposium “Two Hundred years of pterosaurs”, Tolouse, France, September 5-8th 2001: DinoPress, v. 7, p. 76-84.

Johnson, S. C., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, Histological study of the ray Pseudohypolophus mcnultyi (Thurmond) from the Late Cretaceous (Coniacian-Santonian) of central New Mexico: New Mexico Geology, v. 24,n. 3, p. 88-91.

Pyzalla, A., Stempniewicz, M., Gunther, A., and Brokmeier, H.-G., 2002, Texture of bone mineral in sauropod dinosaur bone: GeNF TEX-2, Experimental Report, p. 151-160.

Pyzalla, A., Stempniewicz, Pranzas, P. K., and Kozik, G., 2002, SANS studies of fossil dinosaur bone: GeNF Sans-2 Experimental Report, p. 79-80.

de Ricqles, A., 2002, Dinosaur physiology: hot, cold, or lukewarm ? In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 79-88.

Tanke, D. H., and Rothschold, B. M., 2002, Dinosaures: An annotated bibliography of dinosaur paleopathology and related topics –1838-2001: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Sciences, bulletin 20, 96pp.

Yao, J. –X., Zhang, Y., and Tang, Z.-L., 2002, Histological study of the Late Cretaceous ornithomimid and hadrosaurid: Acta Palaeontologica Sinica, v. 41, n. 2, p. 241-250.


Soft tissue


Bonebed


Taphonomy

Bandyopadhyay, S., RoyChowdhury, T. K., and Sengupta, D. P., 2002, Taphonomy of some Gondwana vertebrate assemblages of India: Sedimentary Geology, v. 147, p. 219-245.

Conneley, M. V., 2003 (for 2002), Paleoecology of the Morrison Formation, Como Bluff, Wyoming: In: The Mesozoic in Wyoming, Tate 2002, Casper Colege, p 35-48.

Fiorillo, A. R., 2002, Taphonomy: the story of death and destruction: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 109-116.

Hunt, A. P., and Downs, A., 2002, Taphonomy of the Late Triassic Canjilon Quarry (Petrified Forest Formation: Chinle Group), north-central New Mexico: data from new excavations: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 291-296.

Zeigler, K. E., 2002, A taphonomic analysis of a fire-related Late Triassic death assemblage: New Mexico Geology, v. 24, n. 3, p. 102-103.

Ziegler, K. E., Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., 2002, A tale of two sites: a taphonomic comparison of two Late Triassic (Chinle Group) vertebrate fossil localities from New Mexico: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 285-290.

Zeigler, K. E., Lucas, S. G., and Heckert, A. B., 2002, Taphonomy of the Late Triassic Lamy Amphibian Quarry (Garita Creek Formation: Chinle Group), central New Mexico: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 279-283.


Burrows


DNA (and Blood)


(suppose) Tertiary Dinosaurs

Fassett, J. E., Zielinski, R. A., and Budahn, J. R., 2002, Dinosaurs that did not die: evidence for Paleocene dinosaurs in the Ojo Alamo Sandstone, San Juan Basin, New Mexico: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 307-336.


Venomous

Polcyn, M. J., Winkler, D. A., Jacobs, L. L., and Newman, K., 2002, Fossil occurrences and structural disturbance in the Triassic Chinle Formation at North Stinking Springs Mountain near St. Johns, Arizona: In: Upper Triassic Stratigraphy and Paleontology, edited by Heckert, A. B., and Lucas, S. G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, bulletin 21, p. 43-49.


Extinction


Adatte, T., Keller, G., Burns, S., Stoykova, K. H., Ivanov, M. I., Vangelov, D., Kramar, U., and Stuben, 2002, Paleoenvironment across the Cretaceous-Tertiary transtion in eastern Bulgaria: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 231-251.

Alegret, L., Arenillas, I., Arz, J. A., Liesa, C., Melendez, A., Molina, E., Soria, A. R., and Thomas, E., 2002, The Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary: sedimentology and microplaeontology at El Mulato secton, NE Mexico: Terra Nova, v. 14, p. 330-336.


Alverez, W., and O’Conner, D., 2002, Permian-Triassic boundary in the southwestern United States: hiatus or conutinuity?: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 385-393.

Archibald, J. D., 2002, Dinosaur extinction: changing views: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 99-106.

Berner, R. A., 2002, Examination of hypotheses for the Permo-Triassic boundary extinction by carbon cycle modeling: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, v. 9, n. 7, p. 4172-4177.

Bhandari, N., Verma, H. C., Upadhyay, C., Tripathi, A., and Tripathi, R. P., 2002, Global occurrence o fmagnetic and superparamagnetic iron phases in Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary clays: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 201-211.

Bralower, T. J., Silva, I. P., and Malone, M. J., 2002, New evidence for abrupt climate change in the Cretaceous and Paleogene: an ocean drilling program expedition to Shatsky Rise, northwest Pacific: GSA Today, v. 12, n. 11, p. 4-10.

Buffetaut, E., 2002, Giant ground birds at the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary: extinction or survival: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 303-306.

Claeys, P., Kiessling, W., and Alvarez, 2002, Distribution of Chicxulub ejectata the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 55-68.

Diaz-Martinez, E., Sanz-Rubio, E., and Martinez-Frias, J., 2002, Sedimentary record of impact events in Spain: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 551-562.

Difley, R. L., and Ekdale, A. A., 2002, Footprints of Utah’s last dinosaurs: track beds in the Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) North Horn Formation of the Wasatch Plateau, Central Utah: Palaios, v. 17, p. 327-346.

Difley, R. L., and Ekdale, A. A., 2002, Faunal implications of an environmental change before the Cretaceous-Tertiary (K-T) transition in central Utah: Cretaceous Research, v. 23, n. 315-331.

Elst, D. W., 2002, On the completeness of the discovery rate of the potentially hazardous asteroids In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 645-650.

Erwin, D. E., Bowring, S. A., and Yugan, J., 2002, End-Permian mass extinctions: a review: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 363-383.

Fassett, J. E., Zielinski, R. A., and Budahn, J. R., 2002, Dinosaurs that did not die: evidence for Paleocene dinosaurs in the Ojo Alamo Sandstone, San Juan Basin, New Mexico: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 307-336.

Gallagher, W. B., 2002, Faunal changes across the Cretaceous-Tertiary (K-T) boundary in the Atlantic coastal plain of New Jersey: restructuring the marine community after the K-T mass-extinction event: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 291-301.

Gardner, A. F., and Gilmour, I., 2002, Organic geochemical investigation of terrestrial Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary sucessions from Brownie Butte, Montana, and the Raton Basin, New Mexico: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 351-362.

Gerasimov, M. V., 2002, Toxins produced by meteorite impacts and their possible role in a biotic Mass Extinction: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 705-716.

Hallam, A., 2002, How catastrophic was the end-Triassic mass extinction? Lethia, v. 35, p. 147-157.

Hancox, P. J., Brandt, D., Reimold, W. U., Koeberl, C., and Neveling, J., 2002, Permian-Triassic boundary in the northwest Karoo basin: current stratigraphic placement, implications for basin development models, and the search for evidence of impact: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 429-444.

Harries, P. J., Johnson, K. R., Cobban, W. A., and Nichols, D. J, 2002, Marine Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary section in southwestern South Dakota: comment: Geology, p. 954-955.

Henderson, D., 2002, Wandering into asteroids: DinoPress, v. 6, p. 14-23.

Hesselbol, S. P., Robinson, S. A., Surlyk, F., and Piasecki, S., 2002, Terrestrial and marine extinction at the Triassic-Jurassic boundary synchronized with major carbon-cycle pertubation: a link to initiation of massive volcanism? Geology, v. 30, n. 3, p. 251-254.

Hotton,m C. L., 2002, Palynology of the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary in central Montana: evidence for extraterrestrial impact as a cause of the terminal Cretaceous extinctions: In: The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated Continental Record of the end of the Cretaceous, edited by Hartman, J. H., Johnson, K. R., and Nichols, D. J., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 361, p. 473-501.

Ivanov, B. A., and Artemieva, N. A., 2002, Numerical modeling of the formation of large impact craters: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 619-630.

Ivanov, B. A., Langenhorst, F., Deutsch, A., and Hornemann, U., 2002, How strong was impact-induced CO2 degassing in the Cretaceous-Tertiary event? Numerical modeling of shock recovery experiments: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 587-605.

Keller, G., Adatte, T., Stinnesbeck, W., Affolter, M., Schilli, L., and Lopez-Oliva, J. G., 2002, Multiple spherule layers in the Late Maastrichtian of northeastern Mexico: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 145-161.

Keller, G., Stinnesbeck, W., and Adatte, T., 2002, Slumping and a sandbar deposit at the Cretaaceous-Tertiary boundary in the El Tecolote section (northeastern Mexico): an impact-induced sediment gravity flow, Comment: Geology, April, 2002, p. 382-383.

Kerr, R. A., 2002, No ‘darkness at noon’ to do in the dinosaurs? Science, v. 295, p. 1445-1447.

Kiyokawa, S., Tada, R., Ituralde-Vient, Tajika, E., Yamamoto, S., Oji, T., Nakano, T., Goto, K., Takayama, H., Delgado, D. G., Otero, C. D., Rojas-Consuegra, R., and Matsui, T., 2002, Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary sequence in the Cacarajicara Formation, western Cuba: an impact-related, high-energy, gravity-flow deposit: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 125-144.

Kyte, F. T., 2002, Tracers of the extraterrestrial component in sediments and inferences for Earth’s accretion history: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 23-38.

Labandeira, C. C., Johnson, K. R., and Wilf, P., 2002, Impact on the terminal Cretaceous event on plant-insect associations: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, v. 99, n. 4, p. 2061-2066.

Lounejeva, E., Ostroumov, M., and Sanchez-Rubio, G., 2002, Micro-Raman and opitical identification of coesite in suevite from Chicxulub: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 47-54.

Luder, T., Benz, W., and Stocker, T. F., 2002, Modeling long-term climatic effects of impacts: first results: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 717-729.

Martinex-R., F., Orteba-Huertas, M., Palomo, I., and Smit, J., 2002, Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary at Blake Nose (Ocean Drilling Program Leg 171B): a record of the Chicxulub impact ejecta: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 189-199.

Maruoka, T,. Koeberl, C,. Newton, J., Gilmour, I., and Bohor, B. F., 2002, Sulfur isotopic compositions across terrestrial Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary successions: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 337-344.

Matsui, T., Imamura, F., Tajika, E., Nakano, Y., and Fujisawa, Y., 2002, Generation and propagation of a tsunami from the Cretaceous-Tertiary impact event: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 69-77.

Morgan, J., Warner, M., and Grieve, R., 2002, Geophysical constraints on the size and structure of the Chicxulub impact crater: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 39-46.

de Niem, D., 2002, Multiple stages of condensation in impact-produced vapor clouds: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 631-644.

Norris, R. D., and Firth, J. V., 2002, Mass wasting of Atlantic continental margins following the Chicxulub impact event: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 79-95.

Olano, C. A., 2002, Solar system linked to a gigantic interstellar cloud during the past 500 m.y.: implications for a galactic theory of terrestrial catastrophism: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 679-683.

Olsen, P. E., Kent, D. V., Sues, H.-D., Koeberl, C., Huber, H., Montanari, A., Rainforth, E. C., Fowell, S. J., Szajna, M. J., and Harline, B. W., 2002, Ascent of dinosaurs linked to an Iridium anomaly at the Triassic-Jurassic boundary: Science, v. 296, p. 1305-1307.

Olsen, P. E., Koeberl, C., Huber, H., Montanari, A., Fowell, S. J., Et-Touhami, M., and Kent, D. V., 2002, Continental Triassic-Jurassic boundary in central Pangea: recent progress and discussion of an Ir anomaly: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 505-522.

Olsson, R. K., Miller, K. G., Browning, J. V., Wright, J. D., and Cramer, B. S., 2002, Sequence stratigraphy and sea-level change across the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary on the New Jersey passive margin: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 97-108.

Palfy, J., Smith, P. L., and Mortensen, J. K., 2002, Dating the end-Triassic and Early Jurassic mass extinctios, correlative large igneous provinces, and isotopic events: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 523-532.


Parthasarathy, G., Bhandari, N, Vairamani, M., Kunwar, A. C., and Narasaiah, B., 2002, Natural fullerensis from the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary layer at Anjar, Kutch, India: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 345-350.

Pope, K. O., 2002, Impact dust not the cause of the Cretaceous-Tertiary mass extinction: Geology, v. 30, n. 2, p. 99-102.

Preisinger, A., Aslanian, S., Brandstatter, F., Grass, F., Stradner, H., and Summesberger, H., 2002, Cretaceous-Tertiary profile, rhythmic deposition, and geomagnetic polarity reversals of marine sediments near Bjala, Bulgaria: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 213-229.

Rampino, M. R., 2002, Role of the galaxy in periodic impacts and mass extinctions on the Earth: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 667-678.

Rampino, M. R., Prokoph, A., Adler, A. C., and Schwindt, D. M., 2002, Abruptness of the end-Permian mass extinction as determined from biostratigraphic and cyclostratigraphic analysis of European western Tethyan sections: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 415-427.

Sandberg, C. A., Morrow, J. R., and Ziegler, W., 2002, Late Devonian sea-level changes, catastrophic events and mass extinctions: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 473-487.

Shukla, A. D., Bhandari, N, and Shukla, P. N., 2002, Chemical signatures of the Permian-Triassic transitional environment in Spiti Valley, India: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 445-453.

Shuvalov, V. V., and Artemieva, N. A., 2002, Atmospheric erosiaon and radiation impulse induced by impacts: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 695-703.

Solovaya, N. A., and Pittich, E. M., 2002, Possible sources of Earth crossers: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 651-657.

Soria, A., R., Liesa, M. P., Arz, J. A., Alegert, L., Arenillas, I., and Melendez, A., 2002, reply to Keller, G., Stinnesbeck, W., and Adatte, T., 2002, Slumping and a sandbar deposit at the Cretaaceous-Tertiary boundary in the El Tecolote section (northeastern Mexico): an impact-induced sediment gravity flow, Comment: Geology, April, 2002, p. 383.

Stinnesbeck, W., Keller, G., Schulte, P., Stuben, D., Berner, Z,. Kramar U., and Guadalupe Lopex-Oliva, J., 2002, The Cretaceous-Tertiary (K/T) boundary transition at Coxquihui, state o fVeracruz, Mexico: evidence for an early Danian impact event? Journal of South American Journal fo Earth Sciences, v. 15, p. 497-509.

Stuben, D., Kramer, U., Berner, Z., Eckhardt, J.-D., Stinnesbeck, W., Keller, G., Adatte, T., and Heide, K., 2002, Two anomalies of platinum group elemen above Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary at Beloc, Haiti: geochemical context and consequences for the imackt scerario, In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 163-188.

Svetsov, V. V., 2002, Comment on “Extraterrestrial impacts and wildfires”: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 185, p. 403-405.

Svetsov, V. V., 2002, Grazin meteoroids could ignite continental-scale fires: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 685-694.

Tada, R., Nakano, Y., Iturralde-Vinent, M. A., Yamamoto, S., Kamata, T., Tajika, E., Toyoda, K., Kiyokawa, S., Garcia Delgado, D., Oji, T., Goto, K., Takayama, H., Rojas-Consuegra, R., and Matsui, T., 2002, Complex tsunami waves suggested by the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary deposit at the Moncada section, western Cuba: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 109-123.

Tanke, D. H., and Rothschold, B. M., 2002, Dinosaures: An annotated bibliography of dinosaur paleopathology and related topics –1838-2001: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Sciences, bulletin 20, 96pp.

Terry Jr., D. O., Chamberlain Jr., J. A., Stoffer, P. W., Messina, P., and Jannett, P. A., 2002, reply to Harries, P. J., Johnson, K. R., Cobban, W. A., and Nichols, D. J, 2002, Marine Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary section in southwestern South Dakota: Geology, p. 955-956.

Walkden, G., Parker, J., and Kelley, S., 2002, A Late Triassic impact ejecta layer in southwestern Britian: Science, v. 298, p. 2185-2188.

Warm, J. E., Morgan, M., and Kuehner, H.-C., 2002, Impact-generated carbonate accretionary lapilli in the Late Devonian Alamo Breccia: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 489-504.

Wignall, P. B., and Twitchett, R. J., 2002, Extent, duration, and nature of the Permian-Triassic superanoxic event: In: Catastrophic events and mass extinctions: Impacts and beyond, edited by Koeberl, C., and MacLeod, K. G., Geological Society of America Special Paper 356, p. 395-413.

Wood, R. 2002, Dodging mass extinction, all around, species were dying off. But in this Devonian reef, life went on, why? Natural History, v. 111, n. 10, p. 58-63.

Zhao, Z.-K., Mao, X.-Y., Chai, Z.-F., Yang, G.-C., Kong, P., Ebihara, M., and Zhao, Z.-K., 2002, A possible causal relationship between extinction of dinosaurs and K/T iridium enrichment in the Nanxion Basin, South China: evidence from dinosaur eggshells: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoeology, v. 178, p. 1-17.


Integuments

Feathers


Bennett, S. C., 2002, Soft tissue preservation of the cranial crest of the pterosaur Germanodactylus from Solnhofen: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22,n. 1, p. 43-48.

Buffetaut, E., Jurkovsek, B,. and Kolar-Jurkovsek, T., 2002, A fossil feather from the Upper Cretaceous of Kras (Slovenia) : Comptes Rendus Palevol, v. 1, p. 705-710.

Czerkas, S. A., and Ji, Q., 2002, A new rhamphorhynchoid with a headcrest and complex integumentary structures: In: Feathered Dinosaurs and the origin of flight, edited by Czerkas, S. J., The Dinosaur Museum Journal, v. 1, p. 15-41.

Czerkas, S. A., and Xu, X., 2002, A new toothed bird from China: In: Feathered Dinosaurs and the origin of flight, edited by Czerkas, S. J., The Dinosaur Museum Journal, v. 1, p. 43-61.

Czerkas, S. A., and Yuan, C., 2002, An arboreal maniraptoran from northeast China: In: Feathered Dinosaurs and the origin of flight, edited by Czerkas, S. J., The Dinosaur Museum Journal, v. 1, p. 63-95.

Czerkas, S. A., Zhang, D., Li, J., and Li, Y., 2002, Flying Dromaeosaurs: In: Feathered Dinosaurs and the origin of flight, edited by Czerkas, S. J., The Dinosaur Museum Journal, v. 1, p. 97-126.

Dalla Vecchia, F. M., 2002, The international symposium “Two Hundred years of pterosaurs”, Tolouse, France, September 5-8th 2001: DinoPress, v. 7, p. 76-84.

Dalla Vecchia, F. M., Venturini, S., and Tentor, M., 2002, The Cenomanian (Late Cretaceous) Konservat-Lagrstatte of en Nammoura (Kesrouane Province), northern Lebanon: Bollettino della Societa Paleontologica Italiana, v. 41n, n. 1, p. 51-68.

Elzanowski, A., 2002, Archaeopterygidae (Upper Jurassic of Germany: In: Mesozoic Birds, above the heads of dinosaurs, Part 3, The Mesozoic aviary, anatomy and systematics, edited by Chiappe, L. M., and Witmer, L. M., University of California Press, 129-159.

Ji, Q., Ji, S.-A., You, H., Zhang, J., Yuan, C., Ji, X., Li, J., and Li, Y., 2002, Discovery of an avialae bird –Shenzhouraptor sinensis gen. et sp. nov.—From China: Geological Bulletin of China, v. 21, n. 7, p. 363-369.

Lu, J., 2002, Soft tissue in an Early Cretaceous pterosaur from Liaoning Province, China: Memoir of the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum, v. 1, p. 19-28.

Prum, P. O., 2002, Why ornithologists should care about the theropod origin of birds: The Auk, v. 119, n. 1, p. 1-17.

Prum, R. O., and Brush, A. H., 2002, The evolutionary origin and diversification of feathers: The Quarterly Reivew of Biology, v. 77, n. 3, p. 261-295.

Tischlinger, H,. and Frey, E., 2002, Ein Rhamphorhynchus (Pterosauria, Reptilia) mit ungewohnlicher flughauterfaltung aus dem Solnhofener plattenkalk: Archaeopteryx, v. 20, p. 1-20.

Unwin, D. M., and Henderson, D., 2002, On the trail of the totally integrated pterosaur: TRENDS in Ecology & Evolution, v. 17, p. 58-59.

Wang, X., Zhou, Z., Zhang, F, and Xu, X,. 2002a, A nearly completely articulated rhamphorhynchoid pterosaur with exceptionally well-preserved wing membranes and “hairs” from Inner Mongolia, northeast China: Chines Science Bulletin, v. 47, n. 3, p. 226-230.

Yu, M., Wu, P., Wideltiz, R. B., and Chuong, C.-M., 2002, The morphogensis of feathers: Nature, v. 420, p. 308-312.

Skin

Avanzini, M., and Lockley, M. G., 2002, Middle Triassic archosaur population structure: interpretation based on Isochirotherium delicatum fossil footprints (Southern Alps, Italy): Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 185, p. 391-402.

Barrett, P. M., Clarke, J. B., Brinkman, D. B., Chapman, S. D., and Enson, P. C., 2002, Morphology, histology and identification of the ‘granicones’ from the Purbeck Limestone Formation (Lower Cretaceous: Berriasian) of Dorset, southern England: Cretaceous Research, v. 23, p. 279-295.

Bergqvist, L. P., Torres, S. R., and Avilla, L. d. S., 2002, Short note on dinosaur osteoderms from the Admanantina Formation, Upper Cretaceous of Sao Paulo State, Brazil: Boletim do Museum Nacional, Geologia, n. 62, p. 1-5.

Chapman, R. E., Matthews, N. A., Schweitzer, M. H., and Horner, C. C., 2002, Applying 21st century technology to very old animals: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 137-144.

Currie, P. J., 2002, Report on fieldwork in Mongolia, September 2001: In: Alberta Palaeontological Society, sixth annual symposium, “Fossils 2002’, presented by Alberta Paleontological Society, in conjunction with Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists, Paleontological Division and Department of Earth Sciences, Mount Royal College, p. 8-12.

Currie, P. J., 2002, Feathers and flight: current ideas: In: Dinosaurs, the science behind the stories, edited by Scotchmoor, J. G., Springer, D. A., Breithaupt, B. H., and Fiorillo, A. R., American Geological Institute, p. 89-98.

Czerkas, S. A., and Yuan, C., 2002, An arboreal maniraptoran from northeast China: In: Feathered Dinosaurs and the origin of flight, edited by Czerkas, S. J., The Dinosaur Museum Journal, v. 1, p. 63-95.

Czerkas, S. A., Zhang, D., Li, J., and Li, Y., 2002, Flying Dromaeosaurs: In: Feathered Dinosaurs and the origin of flight, edited by Czerkas, S. J., The Dinosaur Museum Journal, v. 1, p. 97-126.

Dias, E. V., and Richter, M., 2002, On the squamation of Australerpeton cosgriffi Barberena, a temnospondyl amphibian from the Upper Permian of Brazil: Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, v. 74 , n. 3, p. 477-490.

Dingus, L., and Chiappe, L. M., and Coria, R. A., 2002, Ground breakers of Patagonia: Natural History, v. 111, n. 6, p. 40-47.

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