2011 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 (1)

Ariaspis ELLIOTT & SWIFT, 2010 (published in 2011)
Lechriaspis ELLIOTT & PETRIELLO, 2011
Shuyu GAI, DONOGHUE, ZHU, JANVIER & STAMPANONI, 2011

Species: Nova (3)

Ariaspis arctata ELLIOTT & SWIFT, 2010 (published in 2011)
Lechriaspis patula ELLIOTT & PETRIELLO, 2011
Poraspis homasi ELLIOTT & PETRIELLO, 2011

Synonym: Nova (1)

Shuyu zhejianensis (PAN, 1986) GAI, DONOGHUE, ZHU, JANVIER & STAMPANONI, 2011
= Sinogaleaspis zhejiangensis PAN, 1986

Elliott, D. K., and Petriello, M. A., 2011, New poraspids (Anatha, Heterostraci) from teh Early Devonian of the western United States: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v 31, n. 3, p. 518-530. (Lechriaspis patula, Poraspis homasi)

Elliott, D. K., and Swift, S., 2010 (published in 2011), A new species of Ariaspis (Agnatha, Heterostrachi) from the Late Silurian of the Canadian Arctic: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 30, n. 6, p. 1874-1878. (Ariaspis arctata)

Gai, Z., Donoghue, P. C. J., Zhu, M,. Janiver, P,. and Stampanoni, M., 2011, Fossil jawless fish from China foreshadows early jawed vertebrate anatomy: Nature, v. 476, p. 324-327. (Shuyu zhejianensis = Sinogaleaspis zhejiangensis)


Thelodonti

Placoderm

Dupret, V., Phuong, T. H., Thanh, T.-D., Phong, N. D., Janvier, P., and Clement, G., 2011, The skull of Hagiangella goujeti Janivier, 2005, a high-crested acanthothoracid (Vertebrata, Placodermi) from the Lower Devonian of northern Vietnam: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 3, p. 531-538.

Long, J. A., 2011, Dawn of the Deed: Scientific American, v. 304, n. 1, p. 34-39.


Acanthodians

Derycke, C., and Goujet, D., 2010, Multicuspidate shark teeth associated with chondrichthyan and acanthodian scales from the Emsian (Devonian) of southern Algeria: Geodiversitas, v. 33, n. 2, p. 209-226. Link to pdf

Ivanov, A. O., and Lucas, S. G., 2011, Fish fossils from the Paleozoic Sly Gap Formation of southern New Mexico, USA: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 52-69.

Synder, D., 2011, Gyracanthid gnathostome remains from the Carboniferous of Illinois: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 4, p. 902-906.


Chondrichthyes

Genus: Nova (4)

Ertychius GINTER, HAIRAPETIAN & GRIGORYAN, 2011
Gladioserratus UNDERWOOD, GOSWAMI, PRASAD, VERMA & FLYNN, 2011
Reginaselache TURNER & BURROW, 2011
Tassiliodus DERYCKE & GOUJET, 2010

Species: Nova (10)

Dwardius sudindicus UNDERWOOD, GOSWAMI, PRASAD, VERMA & FLYNN, 2011
Ertychius intermedius GINTER, HAIRAPETIAN & GRIGORYAN, 2011
Fayolia sharovi FISCHER, VOIGT, SCHNEIDER, BUCHWITZ & VOIGT, 2011
Gladioserratus magnus UNDERWOOD, GOSWAMI, PRASAD, VERMA & FLYNN, 2011
Lissodus lusavorichi GINTER, HAIRAPETIAN & GRIGORYAN, 2011
Lonchidion ferganensis FISCHER, VOIGT, SCHNEIDER, BUCHWITZ & VOIGT, 2011
Palaeoxyris alterna FISCHER, VOIGT, SCHNEIDER, BUCHWITZ & VOIGT, 2011
Ptychodus atcoensis HAMM & CICIMURRI, 2011
Reginaselache morrisi TURNER & BURROW, 2011
Tassiliodus lessardi DERYCKE & GOUJET, 2010

Candeiro, C. R. A., Fanti, F., Therrien, F., and Lamanna, M. C., 2011, Continental fossil vertebrates from the mid-Cretaceous (Albian-Cenomanian) Alcantara Formation, Brazil, and thieri relationships with contemporaneous faunas from North Africa: Journal of African Earth Sciences, v. 60, p. 79-92.

Carpenter, D., Falcon-Lang, H. J., Benton, M. J., and Nelson, W. J., 2011, Fishes and tetrapods in the Upper Pennsylvania (Kasimovian) Cohn Coal Member of the Mattoon Formation of Illinois, United States: systematics, paleoecology, and paleoenvironments: Palaios, v. 26, p. 639-657.

Cook, T. D., Newbrey, M. G., Murray, A. M., Wilson, M. v. H., Shimada, K., Takeuchi, G. T., and Stewart, J. D., 2011, A partial skeleton of the Late Cretaceous Lamniform Shark, Archaeolamna kopingensis, from the Pierre Shale of Western Kansas, U.S.A.: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 1, p. 18-21.

Derycke, C., and Goujet, D., 2010, Multicuspidate shark teeth associated with chondrichthyan and acanthodian scales from the Emsian (Devonian) of southern Algeria: Geodiversitas, v. 33, n. 2, p. 209-226. (Tassiliodus lessardi) Link to pdf

Everhart, M. J., 2011, Occurrence of the hybodont shark genus Meristodonoides (Chondrichthyes; Hybodontiformes) in the Cretaceous of Kansas: Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, v. 114, n. 1-2, p. 33-46.

Fischer, J., Voigt, S., Schneider, J. W., Buchwitz, M., and Voigt, S., 2011, A selachian freshwater fauna from the Triassic of Kyrgystan and its implications for Mesozoic shark nurseries: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 5, p. 937-953. (Lonchidion ferganensis, Palaeoxyris alterna, Fayolia sharovi)

Ginter, M., Hairapetian, V., and Grigoryan, A., 2011, Chondrichthyan microfossils from the Famennian and Tournaisian of Armenia: Acta Geologica Polonica, v. 61, n. 2, p. 153-173. (Ertychius intermedius, Lissodus lusavorichi) Link to pdf

Ginter, M., and Turner, S., 2010 (published in 2011), The Middle Paleozoic selachian genus Thrinacodus: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 30, n. 6, p. 1666-1672.

Habibi, T,. and Ginter, M., 2011, Early Carboniferous chondrichthyans from the Mobarak Formation, Central Alborz Mountains, Iran: Acta Geologica Polonica, v. 61, n. 1, p. 27-34. Link to pdf

Hagdorn, H., and Mutter, R. J., 2011, The vertebrate fauna of the Lower Keuper Albertibank (Erfurt Formation, Middle Triassic) in the vicinity of Schwäbish Hall (Baden-Württemberg, German): Palaeodiversity, v. 4, p. 223-243.

Hamm, S. A., and Cicimurri, D. J., 2011, Early Coniacian (Late Cretaceous) selachian fauna from the basal Acto Formation, Lower Austin Group, North Central Texas: Paludicola, v. 8, n. 3, p. 107-127. (Ptychodus atcoensis)

Ivanov, A. O., and Lucas, S. G., 2011, Fish fossils from the Paleozoic Sly Gap Formation of southern New Mexico, USA: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 52-69.

Jasinski, S. E., Sullivan, R. M., and Lucas, S. G., 2011, Taxonomic composition of the Alamo Wash local fauna from the Upper Cretaceous Ojo Alamo Formation (Naashoibito Member), San Juan Basin, New Mexico: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 216-271.

Kriwet, J., and Klug, S., 2011, An embryonic mandibular tooth plate and associated remains of a Late Jurassic chimaeroid (Holocephali, Chimaeriformes) from the Iberian Peninsula: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 5, p. 954-961.

Krainer, K., Lucas, S. G., and Strasser, M., 2011, Vertebrate fossils from the northalpine Raibl Beds, western Northern Calcareous Alps, Tyrol (Austria): Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 104, n. 1, p. 97-106.

Loughney, K. M., Fastovsky, D. E., and Parker, W. G., 2011, Vertebrate fossil preservation in Blue Paleosols from the Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, with implications for vertebrate biostratigraphy in the Chinle Formation: Palaios, v. 26, p. 700-719.

Lucas, S. G., Spielmann, J. A., Ivanov, A. O,. Rinehart, L. F., and Krainer, K., 2011, Petalodont chondrichthyan teeth from the Pennsylvanian-Permian Horquilla Formation, Big Hatchet Mountains, New Mexico: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 110-114.

Myers, C. E., and Lieberman, 2011, Sharks that pass in the night: using geographical information systmes to investigate competation in the Cretaceous Western Interior Seaway: Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B, P. 681-689.

Naish, D., and Sweetman, S. C., 2011, A tiny maniraptoran dinosaur in the Lower Cretaceous Hastings Group: evidence from a new vertebrate-bearing locality in south-east England: Cretaceous Research, v. 32, p. 464-471.

Romano, C., and Brinkmann, W., 2010 (published in 2011), A new specimen of the hybodont shark Palaeobates polaris with three-dimensionally preserved meckel's cartilage from the Smithian (Early Triassic) of Spitsbergen: Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology, v. 30, n. 6, p. 1673-1683.

Santana, F. R. de., Cicimurri, D. J,. and Barbosa, J. A., 2011, New material of Apocopodon sericeus COPE, 1886 (Myliobatiformes, Myliobatidae) from the Paraiba Basin (Northeastern Brazil), and South Carolina (USA) with a reanalysis of the species: PalArch's Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontolgy, v. 8, no. 6, 20 pp.

Spielmann, J. A., Pence, R., Wright, K. W., and Lucas, S. G., 2011, A selachian-dominated assemblage from the Upper Cretaceous (Cenomanian) Clay Mesa Member, Mancos Formation, Santa Fe County, NM: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 386-392.

Sulej, T., Bronowicz, R., Talanda, M,. and Niedzwiedzki, G., 2011 (for 2010), A new dicynodont-archosaur assemblage from the Late Triassic (Carnian) of Poland: Earth and Enviromental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 261-269.

Taylor, M. P., Wedel, M. J., and Cifelli, R. L., 2011, A new sauropod dinosaur from the Lower Cretaceous Cedar Mountain Formation, Utah, USA: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 1, p. 75-98. Link to pdf

Tintori, A., 2011, Comment on "The vertebrates of the Anisian/Ladinian boundary (Middle Triassic) from Bissendorf (NW Germany) and thier contribution to the anatomy, palaeoecology, and palaeobiogeography of the Germanic basin reptiles" by C. Diedrich [Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 273 (2009) 1-16]: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeocology, v. 300, p. 205-207.

Tomita, T., and Kurihara, K., 2011, First record of a large lamniform shark Cretodus semiplicatus in the Pacific region, from the Mikasa Formation (Lower Cenomanian), Hokkaido, japan: Paleontological Research, v. 15, n. 3, p. 181-184.

Turner, S., and Burrow, C. J., 2011, A lower Carboniferous Xenacanthiform shark from Australia: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 2, p. 241-257. (Reginaselache morrisi)

Underwood, C. J., Goswami, A., Prasad, G. V. R., Verma, O., and Flynn, J. J., 2011, Marine vertebrates from the 'Middle' Cretaceous (Early Cenomanian) of South India: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 3, p. 539-552. (Gladioserratus magnus, Dwardius sudindicus)

Vullo, R., 2011, Direct evidence of hybodont shark predation on Late Jurassic ammonites: Naturwissenschaften, v. 98, p. 545-549.

Yamagishi, H., and Fujimoto, T., 2011, Chondrichthyan remains from the Akasaka Limestone Formation (Middle Permian) of Gifu Prefecture, Central Japan: Bulletin of the Kanagawa Prefecture Museum (Natural Science), n. 40, p. 1-6.

Yuji, T., and Gunma Fossil Club, 2011, New occurrence of acrodontid shark (Chondrichthyes) from the Lower Jurassic Kwamuro Formation in Numata City, Gunma Prefecture, central Japan: Bulletin of the Gunma Museum of Natural History, v. 15, p. 147-152. Link to pdf

Yuji, T., and Isamu, O., 2011, New occurrence of ctenacanthid sharks from the Permian of the Ashio tenctonic belt, Kiryu City, Gunma Prefecture, central Japan: Bulletin of the Gunma Museum of Natural History, v. 15, p. 153-159. Link to pdf


Fish

Genus: Nova (4)

Gutherichthys MICKLE, 2011
Sinosaurichthys WU, SUN, XU, HAO, JIANG & SUN, 2011
Scheenstia LOPEZ-ARBARELLO & SFERCO, 2011
Spinofacia MICKLE, 2011

Species: Nova (10)

Bourbonnella jocelynae MICKLE, 2011
Dapedium stollorum THIES & HAUFF, 2011
Gutherichthys lehiensis MICKLE, 2011
Lepidotes pankowskii FOREY, LOPEZ-ARBARELLO & MacLEOD, 2011
Sinosaurichthys longipectoralis WU, SUN, XU, HAO, JIANG & SUN, 2011
Sinosaurichthys longimedialis WU, SUN, XU, HAO, JIANG & SUN, 2011
Sinosaurichthys sminuta WU, SUN, XU, HAO, JIANG & SUN, 2011
Scheenstia zappi LOPEZ-ARBARELLO & SFERCO, 2011
Sorbinichthys africanus MURRAY & WILSON, 2011
Spinofacia pectinatus MICKLE, 2011

Berreteaga, A., Poyato-Ariza, F. J., and Pereda-Suberbiola, X., 2011, A new actinopterygian fauna from the latest Cretaceous of Quintanilla al Ojada (Burgos, Spain): Geodiversitas, v. 33, n. 2, p. 285-301. Link to pdf

Candeiro, C. R. A., Fanti, F., Therrien, F., and Lamanna, M. C., 2011, Continental fossil vertebrates from the mid-Cretaceous (Albian-Cenomanian) Alcantara Formation, Brazil, and thieri relationships with contemporaneous faunas from North Africa: Journal of African Earth Sciences, v. 60, p. 79-92.

Carpenter, D., Falcon-Lang, H. J., Benton, M. J., and Nelson, W. J., 2011, Fishes and tetrapods in the Upper Pennsylvania (Kasimovian) Cohn Coal Member of the Mattoon Formation of Illinois, United States: systematics, paleoecology, and paleoenvironments: Palaios, v. 26, p. 639-657.

Dias-Da-Silva, S., and Stock Da-Rosa, A. A., 2011, Granja Palmeiras, a new fossiliferous site for the Lower Triassic of Southern Brazil: Revista Brasileira de Paleontologia, v. 14, n. 2, p. 157-169. Link to pdf

Forey, P. L., Lopez-Arbarello, A., and MacLeod, M., 2011, A new species of Lepiodotes (Actinopterygii: Seminontifomes) from the Cenomanian (Upper Cretaceous) of Morocco: Palaeontologia Electronica, v. 14, issues 1, p. 12pp. (Lepidotes pankowskii) Link to pdf

Fortuny, J., Bolet, A., Selles, A. G., Cartanya, J., and Galobart, A., 2011, New insights on the Permian and Triassic vertebrtes from the Iberian Peninsula with emphasis on the Pyrenean and Catalonia basins: Journal of Iberian Geology, v. 37, n. 1, p. 65-86. Link to pdf

Foster, J. R., and Heckert, A. B., 2011 (for 2010), Ichthyoliths and other microvertebrate ramins from the Morrison Formation (Upper Jurassic) of northeastern Wyoming: A screen-washed samplie indicates a significant aquatic component to the fauna: PAlaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 305, p. 254-279.

Hagdorn, H., and Mutter, R. J., 2011, The vertebrate fauna of the Lower Keuper Albertibank (Erfurt Formation, Middle Triassic) in the vicinity of Schwäbish Hall (Baden-Württemberg, German): Palaeodiversity, v. 4, p. 223-243.

Hu, S.-X., Zhang, Q.-Y., Chen, X.-Q., Zhou, C.-Y., Lu, T., Xie, T., Wen, W., Huang, J.-Y., and Benton, M. J., 2011, The Luoping biota: exeptional preservation, and new evidence on the Tirassic recovery from the end-Permian mass extinction: Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B., n. 278, p. 2274-2282.

Ivanov, A. O., and Lucas, S. G., 2011, Fish fossils from the Paleozoic Sly Gap Formation of southern New Mexico, USA: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 52-69.

Jasinski, S. E., Sullivan, R. M., and Lucas, S. G., 2011, Taxonomic composition of the Alamo Wash local fauna from the Upper Cretaceous Ojo Alamo Formation (Naashoibito Member), San Juan Basin, New Mexico: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 216-271.

Krainer, K., Lucas, S. G., and Strasser, M., 2011, Vertebrate fossils from the northalpine Raibl Beds, western Northern Calcareous Alps, Tyrol (Austria): Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 104, n. 1, p. 97-106.

Lopez-Arbarello, A., and Sferco, E., 2011, New semionotiform (Actinopterygii: Neopterygii) from the Late Jurassic of southern Germany: Journal of Systematic Paleontology, v. 9, issue 2, p. 197-215. (Scheenstia zappi)

Loughney, K. M., Fastovsky, D. E., and Parker, W. G., 2011, Vertebrate fossil preservation in Blue Paleosols from the Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, with implications for vertebrate biostratigraphy in the Chinle Formation: Palaios, v. 26, p. 700-719.

Mickle, K. E., 2011, The early actinopterygian fauna of the Manning Canyon Shale Formation (Upper Mississippian, Lower Pennsylvaniann) of Utah, U.S.A: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 5, p. 962-980. (Spinofacia pectinatus, Gutherichthys lehiensis, Bourbonnella jocelynae)

Murray, A. M., and Wilson, M. V. H., 2010, A new species of Sorbinichthys (Teleostei: Clupeomorpha: Ellimmichthyiformes) from the Late Cretaceous of Morocco: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 48, p. 1-9. (Sorbinichthys africanus)

Naish, D., and Sweetman, S. C., 2011, A tiny maniraptoran dinosaur in the Lower Cretaceous Hastings Group: evidence from a new vertebrate-bearing locality in south-east England: Cretaceous Research, v. 32, p. 464-471.

Peterson, J. E., Scherer, R. P., and Huffman, K. M., 2011, Methods of microvertebrate sampling and thier influences on taphonomic interpretations: PalAios, v. 26, p. 81-88.

Scanferla, A., Agnolin, F., Novas, F. E., de la Fuente, M,. Bellosi, E., Baez, A. M. and Cione, A., 2011, A vertebrate assemblage of Las Curtiembres Formation (Upper Cretaceous) of northwestern Argentina: Revista de la Museo de Argentina Ciencias, Natural , v. 13, n. 2, p. 195-204. Link to pdf

Sullivan, R. M., and Lucas, S. G., and Jasinski, S. E., 2011, Preliminary observations on a skull of the amiid fish Melvius, from the Upper Cretaceous Kirtland Formation, San Juan Basin, New Mexico: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 475-483.

Synder, D., 2011, Gyracanthid gnathostome remains from the Carboniferous of Illinois: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 4, p. 902-906.

Taylor, M. P., Wedel, M. J., and Cifelli, R. L., 2011, A new sauropod dinosaur from the Lower Cretaceous Cedar Mountain Formation, Utah, USA: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 1, p. 75-98. Link to pdf

Thies, D., and Hauff, R. B., 2011, A new species of Dapedium Leach, 1822 (Actinopterygii, Neopterygii, Semionotiformes) from the Early Jurassic of South Germany: Palaeodiversity, v. 4, p. 185-221. (Dapedium stollorum)

Tintori, A., 2011, Comment on "The vertebrates of the Anisian/Ladinian boundary (Middle Triassic) from Bissendorf (NW Germany) and thier contribution to the anatomy, palaeoecology, and palaeobiogeography of the Germanic basin reptiles" by C. Diedrich [Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 273 (2009) 1-16]: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeocology, v. 300, p. 205-207.

Walsh, S. A., and Knoll, M. A., 2011, Directions in palaeoneurology: In: Studies of fossil tetrapods, edited by Barret, P. M., and Milner, A. R., Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 86, p. 263-279.

Whiteside, J. H., Olsen, P. E., Eglinton, T. I., Cornet, B., McDonald, N. G., and Huber, P., 2011, Pangean great lake paleoecology on the cusp of the end-Triassic extinction: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 301, p. 1-17.

Wu, F., Sun, Y., Xu, G., Hao, W., Jiang, D., and Sun, Z., 2011, New saurichthyid actinopterygian fishes from the Anisian (Middle Triassic) of southwestern China: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 3, p. 581-614. (Sinosaurichthys longipectoralis, Sinosaurichthys longimedialis, Sinosaurichthys sminuta).


Crossopterygians

Species: Nova (1)

Laccognathus embryi DOWNS, DAESCHLER, JENKINS & SHUBIN, 2011

Downs, J. P., Daeschler, E. B., Jenkins, Jr., F. A., and Shubin, N . H., 2011, A new species of Laccognathus (Sarcopterygii, Porolepiformes) from the Late Devonian of Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Canada: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 5, p. 981-996. (Laccognathus embryi)

King, H. M., Shubin, N. H., Coates, M. I., and Hale, M. E., 2011, Behavioral evidence for the evolution of walking and bounding before terrestriality in sarcopterygian fishes: Proceednsing of the National Acadamey of Science, v. 108, n. 59, p. 21146-21151.

Walsh, S. A., and Knoll, M. A., 2011, Directions in palaeoneurology: In: Studies of fossil tetrapods, edited by Barret, P. M., and Milner, A. R., Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 86, p. 263-279.


Lungfish

Candeiro, C. R. A., Fanti, F., Therrien, F., and Lamanna, M. C., 2011, Continental fossil vertebrates from the mid-Cretaceous (Albian-Cenomanian) Alcantara Formation, Brazil, and thieri relationships with contemporaneous faunas from North Africa: Journal of African Earth Sciences, v. 60, p. 79-92.

Foster, J. R., and Heckert, A. B., 2011, Ichthyoliths and other microvertebrate ramins from the Morrison Formation (Upper Jurassic) of northeastern Wyoming: A screen-washed samplie indicates a significant aquatic component to the fauna: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 305, p. 254-279.

Hagdorn, H., and Mutter, R. J., 2011, The vertebrate fauna of the Lower Keuper Albertibank (Erfurt Formation, Middle Triassic) in the vicinity of Schwäbish Hall (Baden-Württemberg, German): Palaeodiversity, v. 4, p. 223-243.

King, H. M., Shubin, N. H., Coates, M. I., and Hale, M. E., 2011, Behavioral evidence for the evolution of walking and bounding before terrestriality in sarcopterygian fishes: Proceednsing of the National Acadamey of Science, v. 108, n. 59, p. 21146-21151.

Loughney, K. M., Fastovsky, D. E., and Parker, W. G., 2011, Vertebrate fossil preservation in Blue Paleosols from the Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, with implications for vertebrate biostratigraphy in the Chinle Formation: Palaios, v. 26, p. 700-719.

Shimada, K., and Kirkland, J. I., 2011, A mysterious king-sized Mesozoic lungfish from North America: Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, v. 114, n. 1-2, P. 135-141.

Taylor, M. P., Wedel, M. J., and Cifelli, R. L., 2011, A new sauropod dinosaur from the Lower Cretaceous Cedar Mountain Formation, Utah, USA: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 1, p. 75-98. Link to pdf


Coelocanths

Candeiro, C. R. A., Fanti, F., Therrien, F., and Lamanna, M. C., 2011, Continental fossil vertebrates from the mid-Cretaceous (Albian-Cenomanian) Alcantara Formation, Brazil, and thieri relationships with contemporaneous faunas from North Africa: Journal of African Earth Sciences, v. 60, p. 79-92.

Hagdorn, H., and Mutter, R. J., 2011, The vertebrate fauna of the Lower Keuper Albertibank (Erfurt Formation, Middle Triassic) in the vicinity of Schwäbish Hall (Baden-Württemberg, German): Palaeodiversity, v. 4, p. 223-243.

Loughney, K. M., Fastovsky, D. E., and Parker, W. G., 2011, Vertebrate fossil preservation in Blue Paleosols from the Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, with implications for vertebrate biostratigraphy in the Chinle Formation: Palaios, v. 26, p. 700-719.


Fish Ichnology

Fillmore, D. L., Lucas, S. G., and Simpson, E. L., 2011, The fish swimming trace Undichna from the Mississippian Mauch Chunk Formation, Eastern Pennsylvania: Ichnos, v. 18, p. 27-34.


Fish Burrows


Fish Coprolites


Temnospondyli ("Labyrinthodons", Early Amphibians)

Genus: Nova (2)

Calmasuchus FORTUNY, GALOBART & DE SANTISTEBAN, 2011
Rubeostratilia BOURGET & ANDERSON, 2011

Species: Nova (3)

Acheloma dunni POLLEY & REISZ, 2011
Calmasuchus acri FORTUNY, GALOBART & DE SANTISTEBAN, 2011
Rubeostratilia texensis BOURGET & ANDERSON, 2011

Ahlberg, P. E., 2011, Humeral Homology and the origin of the tetrapod elbow: a reinterpretation of the enigmatic specimens ANSP 21350 and GSM 104536: In: Studies of fossil tetrapods, edited by Barret, P. M., and Milner, A. R., Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 86, p. 17-29.

Bourget, H., and Anderson, J. S., 2011, A new amphibamid (Temnospondyli: Dissorophoidea) from the Early Permian of Texas: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 1, p. 32-49. (Rubeostratilia texensis)

Carpenter, D., Falcon-Lang, H. J., Benton, M. J., and Nelson, W. J., 2011, Fishes and tetrapods in the Upper Pennsylvania (Kasimovian) Cohn Coal Member of the Mattoon Formation of Illinois, United States: systematics, paleoecology, and paleoenvironments: Palaios, v. 26, p. 639-657.

Dias-Da-Silva, S., Cabreira, S. F., and da Silva, L. R., 2011, Occurrence of giant stereospondyl remains in the Santa Maria Formation (Middle/Upper Triassic of southern Brazil): Alcheringa, v. 35, p. 11-19.

Dias-da Silva, S., and Marsicano, C., 2011, Phylogenetic reappraisal of Rhytidosteidae (Stereospondyli: Trematosauria), temnospondyl amphibians from the Permian and Triassic: Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, v. 9, issue 2, p. 305-325.

Dias-Da-Silva, S., and Stock Da-Rosa, A. A., 2011, Granja Palmeiras, a new fossiliferous site for the Lower Triassic of Southern Brazil: Revista Brasileira de Paleontologia, v. 14, n. 2, p. 157-169. Link to pdf

Fraser, N. C., and Sues, H.-D., 2011 (for 2010), The beginning of the the 'Age of Dinosaurs': a breif overview of terrestrial biotic changes during the Triassic: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 189-200.

Friedman, M., and Brazeau, M. D., 2011, Sequences, stratigraphy and scenarios: what can we say about the fossil record of the earliest tetrapods? Proceedings of the Royal Soceity, Sereis B, v. 278, p. 432-439.

Fortuny, J., Bolet, A., Selles, A. G., Cartanya, J., and Galobart, A., 2011, New insights on the Permian and Triassic vertebrtes from the Iberian Peninsula with emphasis on the Pyrenean and Catalonia basins: Journal of Iberian Geology, v. 37, n. 1, p. 65-86. Link to pdf

Fortuny, J., Galobart, A., and de Santisteban, C., 2011, A new capitosuar from the Middle Triassic of Spain and the relationships within the Capitosauria: Acta Palaeontologica, Polonica, v. 56, n. 3, p. 553-566. (Calmasuchus acri)

Hagdorn, H., and Mutter, R. J., 2011, The vertebrate fauna of the Lower Keuper Albertibank (Erfurt Formation, Middle Triassic) in the vicinity of Schwäbish Hall (Baden-Württemberg, German): Palaeodiversity, v. 4, p. 223-243.

Loughney, K. M., Fastovsky, D. E., and Parker, W. G., 2011, Vertebrate fossil preservation in Blue Paleosols from the Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, with implications for vertebrate biostratigraphy in the Chinle Formation: Palaios, v. 26, p. 700-719.

May, W., Huttenlocker, A. K., Pardo, J. D., Benca, J., and Small, B. J., 2011, New Upper Pennsylvanian armored dissorophid records (Temnospondyli, Dissorophoidea) from the U.S. midcontinent and the stratigaphic distributions of dissorophids: Journal of Vertebrate Paleonotlogy, v. 31, n. 4, p. 907-912.

Milner, A. R., and Sequeira, S. E. K., 2011, The amphibian Erpetosaurus radiatus (Temnospondyl, Dvinosauria) from the Middle Pennsylvanianof Linton, Ohio: Morphology and systematic position: In: Studies of fossil tetrapods, edited by Barret, P. M., and Milner, A. R., Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 86, p. 45-55.

Nakajima, Y., and Schoch, R. R., 2011, The first temnospondyl amphibian from Japan: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 5, p. 1154-1157.

Parker, W. B., and Martz, J. W., 2011 (for 2010), The Late Triassic (Norian) Adamanian-Revueltian tetrapod faunal transition in the Chinle Formation of Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona: Earth and Enviromental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 231-260.

Polley, B. P., and Reisz, R. R., 2011, A new Lower Permian trematopid (Temnospondyli: Dissorophoidea) from Richards Supr, Oklahoma: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 161, p. 789-815. (Acheloma dunni)

Rinehart, L. F., Lucas, S. G., Krainer, K., and Spielmann, J. A., 2011, New Mexico's oldest tetrapod fossil: an amphibian bone from the Middle Pennsylvanian Sandia Formation: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 149-151.

Ruta, M., 2011, Phylogeneticsignal and character compatibility in the appendicular skeleton of early tetrapods: In: Studies of fossil tetrapods, edited by Barret, P. M., and Milner, A. R., Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 86, p. 31-43.

Schoch, R. R., 2011, A trematosauroid temnospondyl from teh Middle Triassic of Jordan: Fossil Record, v. 14, n. 2, p. 119-127.

Schoch, R. R., 2011, How diverse is the temnospondyl fauna in the Lower Tirassic of southern Germany? Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, v. 262, n. 1, p. 197-206.

Sigurdsen, T., and Green, D. M., 2011, The origin of modern amphibians: a re-evaluation: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 162, p. 457-469.

Sulej, T., Bronowicz, R., Talanda, M,. and Niedzwiedzki, G., 2011 (for 2010), A new dicynodont-archosaur assemblage from the Late Triassic (Carnian) of Poland: Earth and Enviromental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 261-269.

Warren, A., Rozefelds, A. C., and Bull, S., 2011, Tupilakosaur-like vertebrae in Bothriceps australis, an Australian brachyopid stereopsongyl: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 4, p. 738-753.


Reptilosauromorph

Buchwitz, M. and Voight, S., 2010 (published in 2011), Peculair carapace structure of a Triassic chroniosuchian implies evolutionary shift in truck flexiblity: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 30, n. 6, p. 1697-1708.

Clack, J. A., 2011, A Carboniferous embolomere tail with supraneural radials: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 5, p. 1150-1154.


Lepospondyli

Genus: Nova (2)

Kirktonecta CLACK, 2011
Tambaroter HENRICI, MARTENS, BERMAN & SUMIDA, 2011

Species: Nova (2)

Kirktonecta milnerae CLACK, 2011
Tambaroter carrolli HENRICI, MARTENS, BERMAN & SUMIDA, 2011

Clack, J. A., 2011, A new microsaur from the Early Carboniferous (Visean) of East Kirkton, Scotland, showing soft tissue evidence: In: Studies of fossil tetrapods, edited by Barret, P. M., and Milner, A. R., Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 86, p. 45-55. (Kirktonecta milnerae)

Henrici, A. C., Martens, T., Berman, D. S., and Sumida, S. S., 2011, An ostodolepid 'Microsaur' (Lepospondyli) from the Lower Permian Tabach Formation of Central Germany: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 5, p. 997-1004. (Tambaroter carrolli)

Sigurdsen, T., and Green, D. M., 2011, The origin of modern amphibians: a re-evaluation: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 162, p. 457-469.


Amphibians

Genus: Nova (1)

Urupia SKUTSCHAS & KRASNOLUTSKII, 2011

Species: Nova (1)

Urupia monstrosa SKUTSCHAS & KRASNOLUTSKII, 2011

Dong, L.-P., Huang, D.-Y., and Wang, Y., 2011, Two Jurassic salamanders with stomach contents from Inner Mongolia, China: Chinese Science Bulletin, published online, 5pp.

Foster, J. R., and Heckert, A. B., 2011 (for 2010), Ichthyoliths and other microvertebrate ramins from the Morrison Formation (Upper Jurassic) of northeastern Wyoming: A screen-washed samplie indicates a significant aquatic component to the fauna: PAlaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 305, p. 254-279.

Gardner, J. D., Rocek, Z., Prikryl, T., Eaton, J. G., Blob, R. W., and Sanke, J. T., 2010 (published in 2011), Comparative morphology of the ilium of anuans and urodeles (Lissamphibia) and a re-assessment of the anuran affinites of Nezpercius dodsoni Blob et al., 2001: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 30, n. 2, 1684-1696.

Jasinski, S. E., Sullivan, R. M., and Lucas, S. G., 2011, Taxonomic composition of the Alamo Wash local fauna from the Upper Cretaceous Ojo Alamo Formation (Naashoibito Member), San Juan Basin, New Mexico: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 216-271.

Naish, D., and Sweetman, S. C., 2011, A tiny maniraptoran dinosaur in the Lower Cretaceous Hastings Group: evidence from a new vertebrate-bearing locality in south-east England: Cretaceous Research, v. 32, p. 464-471.

Ruane, S., Pyron, R. A., and Burbrink, F. T., 2011, Phylogenetic relationships of the Cretaceous frog Beelzebufo from Madagascar and the placement of fossil constriants based on temporal and phylogenetic evidence: Journal of Evolutionary Biology, v, 24, p. 274-285.

Peterson, J. E., Scherer, R. P., and Huffman, K. M., 2011, Methods of microvertebrate sampling and thier influences on taphonomic interpretations: PalAios, v. 26, p. 81-88.

Scanferla, A., Agnolin, F., Novas, F. E., de la Fuente, M,. Bellosi, E., Baez, A. M. and Cione, A., 2011, A vertebrate assemblage of Las Curtiembres Formation (Upper Cretaceous) of northwestern Argentina: Revista de la Museo de Argentina Ciencias, Natural , v. 13, n. 2, p. 195-204. Link to pdf

Sigurdsen, T., and Green, D. M., 2011, The origin of modern amphibians: a re-evaluation: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 162, p. 457-469.

Skutschas, P. P., and Krasnolutskii, S. A., 2011, A new genus and species of basal salamanders from the Middle Jurassic of western Siberia, Russia: Proceedings of the Zoological Institute, v. 315, n. 2, p. 167-175. (Urupia monstrosa)

Vullo, R., Rage, J.-C., and Neraudeau, D., 2011, Anuran and squamate remains from the Cenomanian (Late Cretaceous) of Charentes, Western France: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 2, p. 279-291.


Lower Reptiles (“Anapsids”)

Genus: Nova (1)

Gansurhinus REISZ, LIU, LI & MULLER, 2011

Genus: Species: (1)

Gansurhinus qingtousanensis REISZ, LIU, LI & MULLER, 2011

Dias-Da-Silva, S., and Stock Da-Rosa, A. A., 2011, Granja Palmeiras, a new fossiliferous site for the Lower Triassic of Southern Brazil: Revista Brasileira de Paleontologia, v. 14, n. 2, p. 157-169. Link to pdf

Fraser, N. C., and Sues, H.-D., 2011 (for 2010), The beginning of the the 'Age of Dinosaurs': a breif overview of terrestrial biotic changes during the Triassic: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 189-200.

Loughney, K. M., Fastovsky, D. E., and Parker, W. G., 2011, Vertebrate fossil preservation in Blue Paleosols from the Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, with implications for vertebrate biostratigraphy in the Chinle Formation: Palaios, v. 26, p. 700-719.

MacDougall, M. J., and Modesto, S. P., 2011, New information on the skull of the Early Triassic parareptile Sauropareion anoplus, with a discussion of tooth attachments and repalcement in procolophoids: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 2, p. 270-278.

Reisz, R. R., Liu, J., Li, J.-L., and Muller, J., 2011, A new captorhinid reptile, Gansurhinus qingtousanensis, gen. et sp. nov., from the Permian of China: Naturwissenschaften, v. 98, p. 435-441. (Gansurhinus qingtousanensis)

Reisz, R. R., Scott, D. M., Pynn, B. R., and Modesto, S. P., 2011, Osteomyelitis in a Paleozoic reptile: ancient evidence for bacterial infection and its evolutionary significance: Naturwissenschften, published on line, 5pp.

Ruta, M., Cisneros, J. C., Liebrecht, T., Tsuji, L. A., and Muller, J., 2011, Amniotes through major biological crises: fuanal turnover among parareptiles and the end-Permian mass extinction: Palaeontology, v. 54, part 5, p. 1117-1137.

Schoch, R. R., 2011, A procolophonid-like tetrapod from the German Middle Triassic: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, v. 259, n. 2, p. 251-255.

Voigt, S., Schneider, J. W., Saber, H., Hminna, A., Lagnaoui, A., Klein, H., Brosig, A., and Fischer, J., 2011, Complex tetrapod burrows from Middle Triassic Red Beds of the Argana Basin (Western High Atlas, Morocco): Palaios, v. 26, p. 555-566.


Turtles

Genus: Nova (5)

Chupacabrachelys LEHMAN, & WICK, 2010 (PUBLISHED IN 2011)
Hispaniachelys SLATER, REOLID, SCHOUTEN & BENTON, 2011
Patagoniaemys STERLI & DE LA FUENTE, 2011
Selenemys PEREZ-GARCIA & ORTEGA, 2011
Sokatra GAFFNEY & KRAUSE, 2011

Species: Nova (7)

Chupacabrachelys complexus LEHMAN, & WICK, 2010 (PUBLISHED IN 2011)
Hispaniachelys prebertica SLATER, REOLID, SCHOUTEN & BENTON, 2011
Hoplochelys clark KNAUSS, JOYCE, LYSON, & PEARSON, 2011
Patagoniaemys gasparinae STERLI & DE LA FUENTE, 2011
Prochelidella cerrobarcinae FUENTE, UMAZANO, STERLI, & CARBALLIDO, 2011
Selenemys lusitanica PEREZ-GARCIA & ORTEGA, 2011
Sokatra antitra GAFFNEY & KRAUSE, 2011

Synonyms: Nova (2)

Compsemys bakewelli (MANTELL, 1827) JOYCE, CHAPMAN, MOODY & WALKER, 2011
= Trionyx bakewelli MANTELL, 1827
= Tretosternum bakewelli (MANTELL, 1827) LYDEKKER, 1889
= Helochelydra bakewlli (MANTELL, 1827) MILNER, 2004
Compsemys anglica (LYDEKKER, 1889) JOYCE, CHAPMAN, MOODY & WALKER, 2011
= Platychelys (?) anglica LYDEKKER, 1889
= Helochelydra anglica (LYDEKKER, 1889) MILNER, 2004

Anquetin, J., 2011, Evolution and palaeoecology of early turtls: a review based on rcent discoveries in the Middle Jurassic: Bulletin de la societie geologiques de France, t. 182, n. 3, p. 231-240.

Becker, R. E., Valverde, R. A., and Crother, B. I., 2011, Proopiomelanocortin (POMC) and testing the phylogenetic position of turtles (Testudines): Journal of Zoology Systematics and Evolutionary Research, v. 49, n. 2, p. 148-159.

Cadena, E. A., 2011, Potential earliest record of podocnemidoid turtles from the Early Cretaceous (Valanginian) of Colombia: Journal of Paleontology, v. 85, n. 5, p. 877-881.

Candeiro, C. R. A., Fanti, F., Therrien, F., and Lamanna, M. C., 2011, Continental fossil vertebrates from the mid-Cretaceous (Albian-Cenomanian) Alcantara Formation, Brazil, and thieri relationships with contemporaneous faunas from North Africa: Journal of African Earth Sciences, v. 60, p. 79-92.

Danilov, I. G., Sukhanov, V. B., and Syromyatnikova, E. V., 2011, New Asiatic materials on turtles of the Family Adocidae wiht a review of the Adocid record in Asia: Proceedings of the Zoological Institue, v. 315, n. 2, p. 101-132.

Foster, J. R., and Heckert, A. B., 2011, Ichthyoliths and other microvertebrate ramins from the Morrison Formation (Upper Jurassic) of northeastern Wyoming: A screen-washed samplie indicates a significant aquatic component to the fauna: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 305, p. 254-279.

Fraser, N. C., and Sues, H.-D., 2011 (for 2010), The beginning of the the 'Age of Dinosaurs': a breif overview of terrestrial biotic changes during the Triassic: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 189-200.

Fuente, M. S. de la., and Fernandez, M. S., 2011, An unusual pattern of limb morphology in the Tithonian marine turtle Neusticemys neuquina from the Vaca Muerta Formation, Neuquen Basin, Argentina: Lethaia, v. 44, p. 15-25.

Fuente, M. S., de la., Umazano, A. M., Sterli, J, and Carballido, J. L., 2011, New chelid turtles from the lower section of the Cerro Barcino formation (Aptian-Albian?), Patagonia, Argentina: Cretaceous Research, v. 32, p. 527-537. (Prochelidella cerrobarcinae)

Gaffney, E. S., and Krause, D. W., 2011, Sokatra, a new side-necked turtle (Late Cretaceous, Madagascar) and the diversification of the main groups of the pelomedusoides: American Musuem Novitates, n. 3728, 28pp. (Sokatra antitra)

Jasinski, S. E., Sullivan, R. M., and Lucas, S. G., 2011, Taxonomic composition of the Alamo Wash local fauna from the Upper Cretaceous Ojo Alamo Formation (Naashoibito Member), San Juan Basin, New Mexico: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 216-271.

Joyce, W. G., Chapman, S. D., Moody, R. T. J., and Walker, C. A., 2011, The skull of the solemydid turtle Helochelydra nopcsai from the Early Cretaceous of the Isle of Wight (UK) and a review of Solemydidae): In: Studies of fossil tetrapods, edited by Barret, P. M., and Milner, A. R., Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 86, p. 75-97. (Compsemys bakewelli = Trionyx bakewelli, = Tretosternum bakewelli, = Helochelydra bakewlli, Compsemys anglica = Platychelys (?) anglica, = Helochelydra anglica)

Knauss, G. E., Joyce, W. G,. Lyson, T. R., and Pearson, D., 2011, A new kinosternoid from the Late Cretaceous Hell Creek Formation of North Dakota and Montana and the origin of the Dermatemys mawii lineage: Paläontologische Zeitschrift, v. 85, p. 125-142. (Hoplochelys clark)

Knell, M. J., Jackson, F. D., Titus, A. L., and Albright III, L. B., 2011, A gravid fossil turtle from the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian) Kaiparowits Formation, southern Utah: In: 4th International Symposium on Dinosaur Eggs and Babies, Historical Biology, v. 23, n. 1, p. 57-62.

Lehman, T. M., and Wick, S. L., 2010 (published in 2010), Chupacabrachelys complexus, n. gen. n. sp. (testudines: Bothremydidae), from the Aguja Formation (Campanian) of west Texas: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 30, n. 6, p. 1709-1725. (Chupacabrachelys complexus)

Lyson, T. R., and Joyce, W. G., 2011, Cranial anatomy and phylogenetic placement of the enigmatic turtle Compsemys victa Leidy, 1956: Journal of Paleontology, v. 85, n. 4, p. 789-801.

Lyson, T. R., Joyce, W. G., Knauss, G. E., and Pearson, D. A., 2011, Boremys (Testudines, Baenidae) from the Latest Cretaceous and Early Paleocene of North Dakota: an 11-million-year range extension and an additional K/T survivor: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 4, p. 729-737.

Naish, D., and Sweetman, S. C., 2011, A tiny maniraptoran dinosaur in the Lower Cretaceous Hastings Group: evidence from a new vertebrate-bearing locality in south-east England: Cretaceous Research, v. 32, p. 464-471.

Perez-Garcia, A., and Ortega, F., 2011, Selenemys lusitanica, gen. et sp. nov., a new pleurosternid turtle (Testudines: paracryptodira) from the Upper Jurassic of Portugal: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 1, p. 60-69. (Selenemys lusitanica)

Peterson, J. E., Scherer, R. P., and Huffman, K. M., 2011, Methods of microvertebrate sampling and thier influences on taphonomic interpretations: PalAios, v. 26, p. 81-88.

Scanferla, A., Agnolin, F., Novas, F. E., de la Fuente, M,. Bellosi, E., Baez, A. M. and Cione, A., 2011, A vertebrate assemblage of Las Curtiembres Formation (Upper Cretaceous) of northwestern Argentina: Revista de la Museo de Argentina Ciencias, Natural , v. 13, n. 2, p. 195-204. Link to pdf

Schoch, R. R., 2011, Tracing Seemann's dinosaur excavation in the Upper Triassic of Trossingen: his field notes and the present status of the material: Palaeodiversity, v. 4, p. 245-282.

Slater, B. J., Reolid, M,. Schouten, R., and Benton, M. J, 2011, A new Late Jurassic turtle from Spain: phylogenetic implications, taphonomy and palaeoecology: Palaeontology, v. 54, part 6, p. 1393-1414. (Hispaniachelys prebertica)

Sterli, J., and de la Fuente, M. S., 2011, A new turtle from the La Colonia Formation (Campanian-Maastrichtian), Patagonia, Argentina, with the remarks on the evolution of the vertebral column in turtles: Palaeontology, v. 54, part 1, p. 63-78. (Patagoniaemys gasparinae)

Sullivan, R. M., and Lucas, S. G., 2011, Charles Hazelius Sternberg and his San Juan Basin Cretaceous dinosaur collections: correspondence and photographs (1920-1925): In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 429-471.

Tzika, A. C., Helaers, R., Schramm, G., and Milinkovitch, M. C., 2011, Reptilian-transcriptome v1.0, a glimpse in the brain transcriptome of five divergent Sauropsida lineages and the phylogenetic position of turtles: EvoDevo, published online17pp.


Diapsida (Lower Lepidosauromorphs)

Genus: Nova (2)

Kyrgyzsaurus ALIFANOV & KUROCHKIN, 2011
Orovenator REISZ, MODESTO & SCOTT, 2011

Species: Nova (2)

Kyrgyzsaurus bukhanchenkoi ALIFANOV & KUROCHKIN, 2011
Orovenator mayorum REISZ, MODESTO & SCOTT, 2011

Alifanov, V. R., and Kurochkin, E. N., 2011, Kyrgyzsaurus bukhanchenkoi gen. et sp. nov., a new reptile from the Triassic of southwestern Kyrgystan: Palaeontological Journal, v. 45, n. 6, p. 639-647. (Kyrgyzsaurus bukhanchenkoi)

Curtis, N., Jones, M. E. H., Shi, J., O'Higgins, P., Evans, S. E., and Fagan, M. J., 2011, Functional relationship between skull form and feeding mechanics in Sphendon, and implications for diapsid skull development: Public Library of Science (PLOS), One, v. 6, n. 12, 11pp. Link to pdf

Fortuny, J., Bolet, A., Selles, A. G., Cartanya, J., and Galobart, A., 2011, New insights on the Permian and Triassic vertebrtes from the Iberian Peninsula with emphasis on the Pyrenean and Catalonia basins: Journal of Iberian Geology, v. 37, n. 1, p. 65-86. Link to pdf

Fraser, N. C., and Sues, H.-D., 2011 (for 2010), The beginning of the the 'Age of Dinosaurs': a breif overview of terrestrial biotic changes during the Triassic: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 189-200.

Koehl, M. A. R., Evangelista, D., and Yang, K., 2011, Using physical models to study the gliding performance of extinct animals: Integrative and Comparative Biology, v. 51, n. 6, p. 1002-1018.

Loughney, K. M., Fastovsky, D. E., and Parker, W. G., 2011, Vertebrate fossil preservation in Blue Paleosols from the Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, with implications for vertebrate biostratigraphy in the Chinle Formation: Palaios, v. 26, p. 700-719.

McGuire, J. A., and Dudley, R., 2011, The biology of gliding in flying lizards (Genus Draco) and thier fossil and extant anlogs: Integrative and Comparative Biology, v. 51, n. 6, p. 983-990.

Reisz, R. R., Modesto, S. P., and Scott, D. M., 2011, A new Early Permian reptile and its significance in early diapsid evolution: Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B., published on line, 7pp. (Orovenator mayorum)

Parker, W. b., and Martz, J. W., 2011 (for 2010), , The Late Triassic (Norian) Adamanian-Revueltian tetrapod faunal transition in the Chinle Formation of Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona: Earth and Enviromental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 231-260.


Lizards and Snakes

Genus: Nova (3)

Brasiliguana NAVA & MARTINELLI , 2011
Latoplatecarpus KONISHI & CALDWELL, 2011
Plesioplatecarpus KONISHI & CALDWELL, 2011

Species: Nova (3)

Brasiliguana prudentis NAVA & MARTINELLI , 2011
Latoplatecarpus willistoni KONISHI & CALDWELL, 2011
Madtsoia pisdurensis MOHABEY & HEAD, 2011

Synonym: Nova (2)

Latoplatecarpus nichollase (CUTHBERSTON, MALLON, CAMPIONE & HOLMES, 2007) KONISHI & CALDWELL, 2011
= Plioplatecarpus nichollase CUTHBERSTON, MALLON, CAMPIONE & HOLMES, 2007
Plesioplatecarpus planifrons (COPE, 1874) KONISHI & CALDWELL, 2011
= Clidastes planifrons COPE, 1874
= Platecarpus planifrons (COPE, 1874) WILLISTON, 898

Albino, A. M., 2011, Evolution of squamata reptiles in Patagonia based on the fossil record: Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 103, p. 441-457.

Becker, R. E., Valverde, R. A., and Crother, B. I., 2011, Proopiomelanocortin (POMC) and testing the phylogenetic position of turtles (Testudines): Journal of Zoology Systematics and Evolutionary Research, v. 49, n. 2, p. 148-159.

Bolet, A., and Evans, S. E., 2011, New material of the enigmatic Scandensia, an Early Cretaceous lizard from the Iberian Peninsula: In: Studies of fossil tetrapods, edited by Barret, P. M., and Milner, A. R., Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 86, p. 99-108.

Candeiro, C. R. A., Fanti, F., Therrien, F., and Lamanna, M. C., 2011, Continental fossil vertebrates from the mid-Cretaceous (Albian-Cenomanian) Alcantara Formation, Brazil, and thieri relationships with contemporaneous faunas from North Africa: Journal of African Earth Sciences, v. 60, p. 79-92.

Corbacho, J., Sendion, C., and Tahiri, M., 2011, Palaeontological fakes: Batalleria, v. 16, p. 37-45.

Conrad, J. L., Rieppel, O., Gauthier, J. A., and Norell, M. A., 2011, Osteology of Gobiderma pulchrum (Monstersauria, Lepidosauria, Reptilia): Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, v. 362, 88 pp. Link to pdf

Foster, J. R., and Heckert, A. B., 2011, Ichthyoliths and other microvertebrate ramins from the Morrison Formation (Upper Jurassic) of northeastern Wyoming: A screen-washed samplie indicates a significant aquatic component to the fauna: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 305, p. 254-279.

Houssaye, A., Bardet, N., Rage, J.-C., Suberbiola, X. P., Bouya, B., Amaghzk, M., 2011, A review of Pachyvaranus crassipondylus Arambourg, 1952, a pachyostotic marine squamate from the latest Cretaceous phophates of Morocco and Syria: Geological Magazine, v. 148, n. 2, p. 237-249.

Houssaye, A., Xu, F., Helfen, L., de Buffrenil, v., Baumbach, T., and Tafforeau, P., 2011, Three-dimensional pelvis and limb anatomy of the Cenomanian hind-limbed snake Eupodophis descouensi (Squamata, Ophidia) revealed by synchrotron-radiation computed laminography: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 1, p. 2-7.

Jasinski, S. E., Sullivan, R. M., and Lucas, S. G., 2011, Taxonomic composition of the Alamo Wash local fauna from the Upper Cretaceous Ojo Alamo Formation (Naashoibito Member), San Juan Basin, New Mexico: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 216-271.

Konishi, T., Brinkman, D., Massare, J. A., and Caldwell, M. W., 2011, New exceptional specimens of Prognathodon overtoni (Squamata, Mosasauridae) from the Upper Campanian of Alberta, Canada, and the systematics and ecology of the genus: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 5, p. 1026-1046.

Konishi, T., and Caldwell, M. W., 2011, Two new plioplatecarpine (Squamata, Mosasauridae) genera from the Upper Cretaceous of North America, and a global phylogenetic analysis of plioplatecarpines: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 32, n. 4, p. 754-783. (Latoplatecarpus willistoni, Latoplatecarpus nichollase = Plioplatecarpus nichollase, Plesioplatecarpus planifrons = Clidastes planifrons, = Platecarpus planifrons)

Lindgren, J., Everhart, M. J., and Caldwell, M. W., 2011, Three-dimensionally preserved integument reveals hydrodynamic adaptations in the extanct marine lizard Ectenosaurus (Reptilia, Mosasauridae): Public Library of Science (PLOS), One, v. 6, n. 11, 5pp. Link to pdf

Lindgren, J., Polcyn, M. J., and Young, B. A., 2011, Landlubbers to leviathans: evolution of swimming in mosasaurine mosasaurs: Paleobiology, v. 37, n. 3, p. 445-469.

Lindgren, J., Uvdal, P., Engdahl, A., Lee, A. H., Alwmark, C., Bergquist, K.-E., Nilsson, E., Ekstrom, P., Rasmussen, M., Douglas D. A., Polcyn, M. J., and Jacobs, L. L., 2011, Microspetroscopic evidence of Cretaceous bone proteins: Public Library of Science (PLOS), One, v. 6, n. 4, 11pp. Link to pdf

Maxwell, E. E., Caldwell, M. W., and Lamoureux, D. O., 2011, The structure and phylogenetic distribution of amniote plicidentine: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 3, p. 553-561.

Mohabey, D. M., Head, J. J., and Wilson, J. A., 2011, A new species of the snake Madtsoia from the Upper Cretaceous of India and its paleobiogographic implications: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 3, p. 588-595. (Madtsoia pisdurensis)

Müller, J., Hipsley, C. A., Head, J. J., Kardjklov, N., Hilger, A., Wuttke, M., and Reisz, R. R., 2011, Eocene lizard from Germany reveals amphisbaenian origins: Nature, v. 473, p. 364-367.

Nava, W. R., and Martinelli, A. G., 2009. A new squamata lizard from the Upper Cretaceous Adamantina Formation (Bauru Group), Sao Paulo State, Brazil. In: Proceedings of the Third Gondwanan Dinosaur Symposium, Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, v. 83, n. 1, 291-299. (Brasiliguana prudentis).

Paramo-Fonseca, M. E., 2011, Mosasauroids from Colombia: Bulletin de la societie geologiques de France, t. 182, n. 2, p. 103-109.

Peterson, J. E., Scherer, R. P., and Huffman, K. M., 2011, Methods of microvertebrate sampling and thier influences on taphonomic interpretations: PalAios, v. 26, p. 81-88.

Schumacher, B. A., 2011, A 'woollgari-zone mosasaur' (Squamata: Mosasauridae) from teh Carlile Shale (Lower Middle Turonian) of central Kansas and the stratigraphic overlap of early mosasaurs and pliosaurid plesiosaurs: Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, v. 114, no. 1-2, p. 1-14.

Tanimoto, M., Tabuchi, R., and Ohara, M., 2010, A skeletal reconstruction of a Mosasaurus specimen from Kaizuka City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan; a special focus on the thoracic region: Bulletin of Wakawama Prefectural Museum of Natural History, n. 28, 5 pp.

Tzika, A. C., Helaers, R., Schramm, G., and Milinkovitch, M. C., 2011, Reptilian-transcriptome v1.0, a glimpse in the brain transcriptome of five divergent Sauropsida lineages and the phylogenetic position of turtles: EvoDevo, published online17pp.

Vullo, R., Rage, J.-C., and Neraudeau, D., 2011, Anuran and squamate remains from the Cenomanian (Late Cretaceous) of Charentes, Western France: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 2, p. 279-291.

Wang, Y., and Evans, S. E., 2011, A gravid lizard from the Cretaceous of China and the early history of squamate viviparity: Naturwissenschaften, v. 98, p. 739-743.


Sphenodonts

Curtis, N., Jones, M. E. H., Shi, J., O'Higgins, P., Evans, S. E., and Fagan, M. J., 2011, Functional relationship between skull form and feeding mechanics in Sphendon, and implications for diapsid skull development: Public Library of Science (PLOS), One, v. 6, n. 12, 11pp. Link to pdf

Loughney, K. M., Fastovsky, D. E., and Parker, W. G., 2011, Vertebrate fossil preservation in Blue Paleosols from the Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, with implications for vertebrate biostratigraphy in the Chinle Formation: Palaios, v. 26, p. 700-719.


Ichthyosaurs

Genus: Nova (1)

Sveltonectes FISCHER, MASURE, ARKHANGELSKY & GODEROIT, 2011

Species: Nova (1)

Sveltonectes insolitus FISCHER, MASURE, ARKHANGELSKY & GODEROIT, 2011

Synonym: Nova (2)

Shastasaurus liangae (YIN, 2000) SANDER, CHEN, CHENG & WANG, 2011
= Guanlingsaurus liangae YIN 2000
Shastasaurus sikanniensis (NICHOLLS & MANABE, 2004) SANDER, CHEN, CHENG & WANG, 2011
= Shonisaurus sikanniensis NICHOLLS & MANABE, 2004

Adams, T. L., and Fiorillo, A. R., 2011, Platypterygius Huene, 1922 (Ichthyosauria, Ophthalmosauridae) from the Late Cretaceous of Texas, USA: Palaeontologia Electronica, v. 14, issue 3, 19A, 12pp. Link to pdf

Buchy, M.-C., and Cervantes, A. C., 2011, Large ichthyosaurian remains from the La Casita type locality (Tithonian, Upper Jurassic), Coahuila, Mexico: Paludicola, v. 8, n. 2, p. 100-105.

Caine, H., and Benton, M. J., 2011, Ichthyosauria from the Upper Lias of Strawberry Bank, England: Palaeontology, v. 54, part 5, p. 1069-1093.

Fischer, V., Clement, A., Guiomar, M., and Godefroit, P., 2011, The first definite record of a Valanginian ichthyosaur and its implications on the evolution of post-Liassic ichthyosauria); Cretaceous Research, v. 32, p. 155-163.

Fischer, V., Masure, E,. Arkhangelsky, M. S., and Godefroit, P., 2011, A new Barremian (Early Cretaceous) ichthyosaur from Western Russia: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 5, p. 1010-1025. (Sveltonectes insolitus)

Fortuny, J., Bolet, A., Selles, A. G., Cartanya, J., and Galobart, A., 2011, New insights on the Permian and Triassic vertebrtes from the Iberian Peninsula with emphasis on the Pyrenean and Catalonia basins: Journal of Iberian Geology, v. 37, n. 1, p. 65-86. Link to pdf

Hu, S.-X., Zhang, Q.-Y., Chen, X.-Q., Zhou, C.-Y., Lu, T., Xie, T., Wen, W., Huang, J.-Y., and Benton, M. J., 2011, The Luoping biota: exeptional preservation, and new evidence on the Tirassic recovery from the end-Permian mass extinction: Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B., n. 278, p. 2274-2282.

Kolb. C., Sanchez-Villagra, M. R., and Scheyer, T. M., 2011, The palaeohistology of the basal ichthyosaur Mixosaurus Baur, 1887 (Ichthyopterygia, Mixosauridae) from the Middle Triassic: palaeobiological implications: Comptes Rendus Palevol, v. 10, p. 403-411.

Liu, J., Aitchison, J. C., Sun, Y.-Y., Zhang, Q.-Y., Zhou, C.-Y., and Lv, T., 2011, New mixosaurid ichthyosaur specimen from the Middle Triassic of SW China: further evidence for the diapsid origin of ichthyosaurs: Journal of Paleontology, v. 85,n . 1, p. 32-36.

Maxwell, E. E., Caldwell, M. W., and Lamoureux, D. O., 2011, The structure and phylogenetic distribution of amniote plicidentine: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 3, p. 553-561.

Maxwell, E. E., and Druckenmiller, P. S., 2011, A small ichthyosaur from the Clearwater Formation (Alberta, Canada) and a discussion of the taxonomic utility of the pectoral girdle: Paläeontologische Zeitschrift, v. 85, p. 457-463.

Sander, P. M., Chen, X., Cheng, L., and Wang, X., 2011, Short-snouted toothless ichthyosaur from China suggests Late Triassic diversification of suction feeding ichthyosaurs: Public Library of Science (PLOS), One, v. 6, n. 5, 10pp. (Shastasaurus sikanniensis = Shonisaurus sikanniensis, Shastasaurus liangae = Guanlingsaurus liangae) Link to pdf

Scheyer, T. M., and Moser, M., 2011, Survial of the thinnest: rediscovery of Bauer's (1898) ichthyosaur tooth sections from Upper Jurassic lithographic limestone quarries, south Germany: Swiss Journal of Geoscience, v. 104, Supplement no. 1, p. S147-S157.

Thorne, P. M., Ruta, M., and Benton, M. J., 2011, Resetting the evolution of marine reptiles at the Triassic-Jurassic boundary: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, v. 108, n. 20, p. 8339-8344.

Underwood, C. J., Goswami, A., Prasad, G. V. R., Verma, O., and Flynn, J. J., 2011, Marine vertebrates from the 'Middle' Cretaceous (Early Cenomanian) of South India: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 3, p. 539-552.

Zammit, M., 2011, Australasia's first Jurassic ichthyosaur fossil: an isolated vertebra from the Lower Jurassic Arataura Formation of North Island, New Zealand: Alcheringa, v. 35, p. 341-343.

Zammit, M., and Kear, B. P., 2011, Healed bite marks on a Cretaceous ichthyosaur: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 4, p. 859-863. Link to pdf

Zammit, M., Norris, R. M., and Kear, B. P., 2010 (published in 2011), The Australian Cretaceous ichthyosaur Platyptergius australis: a description and review of postcranial remains: Journal of Vertebrtae Paleontology, v. 30, n. 6, p. 1726-1735.


Sauropterygians and Placodontians

Genus: Nova (7)

Abyssosaurus BEREZIN, 2011
Diandongosaurus SHANG, WU & LI, 2011
Dianopachysaurus LIU, RIEPPEL, JIANG, AITCHINSON, MONTANI, ZHANG, ZHOU, & SUN, 2011
Hauffiosaurus BENSON, KETCHUM, NOE & GOMEZ-PEREZ, 2011
Marmornectes KETCHUM & BENSON, 2011
Sinosaurosphagis LI, RIEPPEL, WU, ZHAO & WANG, 2011
Zarafasaura VINCENT, BARDET, PEREDA SUBERBIOLA, BOUYA, AMAGHZAZ & MESLOUH, 2011

Species: Nova (7)

Abyssosaurus nataliae BEREZIN, 2011
Diandongosaurus acutidentatus SHANG, WU & LI, 2011
Dianopachysaurus dingi LIU, RIEPPEL, JIANG, AITCHINSON, MONTANI, ZHANG, ZHOU, & SUN, 2011
Hauffiosaurus tomistomimus BENSON, KETCHUM, NOE & GOMEZ-PEREZ, 2011
Marmornectes candrewi KETCHUM & BENSON, 2011
Sinosaurosphagis yunguiensis LI, RIEPPEL, WU, ZHAO & WANG, 2011
Zarafasaura oceanis VINCENT, BARDET, PEREDA SUBERBIOLA, BOUYA, AMAGHZAZ & MESLOUH, 2011

Synonym: Nova (1)

Hauffiosaurus longirostris (BLAKE, in TATE & BLAKE, 1876) BENSON, KETCHUM, NOE & GOMEZ-PEREZ, 2011
= Macroplata longirostris (BLAKE, in TATE & BLAKE, 1876) WHITE, 1940
= Plesiosaurus longirostris BLAKE, in TATE & BLAKE, 1876

Benson, R. B. J., Bates, K. T., Johnson, M. R., and Withers, P. J., 2011, Cranial anatomy of Thalassiodracon hawkinsii (Reptilia, Plesiosauria) from the Early Jurassic of Somerset, United Kingdom: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 3, p. 562-574.

Benson, R. B. J., Ketchum, H. F., Noe, L. F., and Gomez-Perez, M,. 2011, New information on Hauffiosaurus (Reptilia, Plesiosauria) based on a new species from the Alum Shale Member (Lower Toarcian: Lower Jurassic) of Yorksiire, UK: Palaeontology, v. 54, part 3, p. 547-571. (Hauffiosaurus tomistomimus, Hauffiosaurus longirostris = Macroplata longirostris)

Berezin, A. Y., 2011, A new plesiosaur from the family Aristonectidae from the Early Cretaceous of the center of the Russian Platform: Palaeontological Journal, v. 45, n. 6, p. 648-660. (Abyssosaurus nataliae)

Candeiro, C. R. A., Fanti, F., Therrien, F., and Lamanna, M. C., 2011, Continental fossil vertebrates from the mid-Cretaceous (Albian-Cenomanian) Alcantara Formation, Brazil, and thieri relationships with contemporaneous faunas from North Africa: Journal of African Earth Sciences, v. 60, p. 79-92.

Fortuny, J., Bolet, A., Selles, A. G., Cartanya, J., and Galobart, A., 2011, New insights on the Permian and Triassic vertebrtes from the Iberian Peninsula with emphasis on the Pyrenean and Catalonia basins: Journal of Iberian Geology, v. 37, n. 1, p. 65-86. Link to pdf

Hagdorn, H., and Mutter, R. J., 2011, The vertebrate fauna of the Lower Keuper Albertibank (Erfurt Formation, Middle Triassic) in the vicinity of Schwäbish Hall (Baden-Württemberg, German): Palaeodiversity, v. 4, p. 223-243.

Hu, S.-X., Zhang, Q.-Y., Chen, X.-Q., Zhou, C.-Y., Lu, T., Xie, T., Wen, W., Huang, J.-Y., and Benton, M. J., 2011, The Luoping biota: exeptional preservation, and new evidence on the Tirassic recovery from the end-Permian mass extinction: Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B., n. 278, p. 2274-2282.

Hugi, J., Scheyer, T. M., Sander, P. M., Klein, N., and Sanchez-Villagra, M. R., 2011, Long one microstructure gives new insights into the life of pachypleurosaurids from the Middle Triassic of Monte San Giorgio, Switzerland/Italy: Comptes Rendus Palevol, v. 10, p. 413-426.

Kellner, A. W. A., Simoes, T. R., Riff, D,. Grillo, O., Romano, P,. de Paula, H., Ramos, R., Carvalho, M,. Sayao, J., Oliveira, G., and Rodrigues, T., 2011, The oldest plesiosaur (Reptilia, Sauropterygia) from Antarctica: Polar Research, v. 30, p. 1-6.

Ketchum, H. F,. and Benson, R. B. J., 2011, A new pliosaurid (Sauropterygia, Plesiosauria) from the Oxford Clay Formation (Middle Jurassic, Callovian) of England: evidence for a gracile, longirostrine grade of Early-Middle Jurassic pliosaurids: In: Studies of fossil tetrapods, edited by Barret, P. M., and Milner, A. R., Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 86, p. 109-129. (Marmornectes candrewi)

Krainer, K., Lucas, S. G., and Strasser, M., 2011, Vertebrate fossils from the northalpine Raibl Beds, western Northern Calcareous Alps, Tyrol (Austria): Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 104, n. 1, p. 97-106.

Li, C., Rieppel, O., Wu, X-C., Zhao, L.-J,. and Wang, L.-T., 2011, A new Triassic marine reptile from southwestern China: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 2, p. 202-312. (Sinosaurosphagis yunguiensis)

Liu, J., Rieppel, O., Jiang, D.-Y., Aitchison, J. C., Motani, R,. Zhang, Q.-Y., Zhou, C.-Y., and Sun, Y.-Y., 2011, A new pachypleurosaur (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Lower Middle Triassic of southwestern China and the phylogenetic relationships of Chinese Pachypleurosaurs: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 2, p. 292-302. (Dianopachysaurus dingi)

Naish, D., and Sweetman, S. C., 2011, A tiny maniraptoran dinosaur in the Lower Cretaceous Hastings Group: evidence from a new vertebrate-bearing locality in south-east England: Cretaceous Research, v. 32, p. 464-471.

O'Keefe, F. R., and Chiappe, L. M., 2011, Viviparity and K-selected life history in a Mesozoic marine plesiosaur (Reptilia, Sauropterygia): Science, v. 333, p. 870-873.

O'Keefe, F. R., Street, H. P., Wilhelm, B. C., Richards, C. D., and Zhu, H.-L., 2011, A new skeleton of the crytoclidid plesiosaur Tatenectes laramiensis reveals a novel body shape among plesiosaurs: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 2, p. 330-339.

Sachs, S., 2011, Ein elasmosaurider plesiosaurier aus dem unteren Campan (Oberkreide) von SehndeHöver (Landreis Hannover): Arbeitskreis Paläontologie Hannover, Heft 1, p. 12-19.

Sato, T., Wu, X.-C., Tirabasso, A., and Bloskie, P., 2011, Braincase of a polycotylid plesiosaur (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Upper Cretaceous of Manitoba, Canada: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 2, p. 313-329.

Schumacher, B. A., 2011, A 'woollgari-zone mosasaur' (Squamata: Mosasauridae) from the Carlile Shale (Lower Middle Turonian) of central Kansas and the stratigraphic overlap of early mosasaurs and pliosaurid plesiosaurs: Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, v. 114, no. 1-2, p. 1-14.

Shang, Q.-H., Wu, X.-C., and Li, C., 2011, A new eosauopterygian from Middle Triassic of eastern Yunnan Province, southwestern China: Vertebrata PalAsiatica, v. 49, n. 2, p. 155-171. (Diandongosaurus acutidentatus)

Stockar, R., and Renesto, S., 2011, Co-occurrence of Neusticosaurus edwardsii and N. peyeri (Reptilia) in the Lower Meride Limestone (Middle Triassic, Monte San Giorgio): Swiss Journal of Geoscience, v. 104, supplement n. 1, p. 5167-5178.

Tintori, A., 2011, Comment on "The vertebrates of the Anisian/Ladinian boundary (Middle Triassic) from Bissendorf (NW Germany) and thier contribution to the anatomy, palaeoecology, and palaeobiogeography of the Germanic basin reptiles" by C. Diedrich [Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 273 (2009) 1-16]: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeocology, v. 300, p. 205-207.

Thorne, P. M., Ruta, M., and Benton, M. J., 2011, Resetting the evolution of marine reptiles at the Triassic-Jurassic boundary: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, v. 108, n. 20, p. 8339-8344.

Wilhelm, B. C., and O'Keefe, F. R., 2010 (published in 2011) A new partial skeleton of a cryptocleidoid plesiosaur from the Upper Jurassic Sundance Formation of Wyoming: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 30, n. 6, p. 1736-1742.

Wu, X.-C., Cheng, Y.-N., Li, C., Zhao, L.-J., and Sato, T., 2011, New information of Wumengosaurus delicatomandibularis JIANG et al., 2008 (Diapsida; Sauropterygia), with a revision of the osteology and phylogeny of the taxon: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 1, p. 70-83.

Vincent, P., 2011, A re-examination of Hauffiosaurus zanoni, a pliosauroid from the Toarcian (Early Jurassic) of Germany: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 2, p. 340-351.

Vincent, P., Bardet, N., Pereda Suberbiola, X., Bouya, B., Amaghzaz, M., and Meslouh, S., 2011, Zarafasaura oceanis, a new elasmosaurid (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Maastrichtian Phosphates of Morocco and the palaeobiogeography of latest Cretaceous plesiosaurs: Gondwana Research, v. 19, p. 1062-1073. (Zarafasaura oceanis)


Lower Archosauromorpha

Genus: Nova (3)

Angustaburiania SENNIKOV, 2011
Bentonyx LANGER, MONTEFELTRO, HONE, WHATLEY & SCHULTZE, 2010 (published in 2011)
Protanystropheus SENNIKOV, 2011

Species: Nova (2)

Angustaburiania vatagini SENNIKOV, 2011
Bentonyx sidensis LANGER, MONTEFELTRO, HONE, WHATLEY & SCHULTZE, 2010 (published in 2011)

Synonym: Nova (1)

Protanystropheus antiquus (HUENE, 1905) SENNIKOV, 2011
= Tanystropheus antiquus (HUENE, 1905)
= Tanystropheus primus HUENE, 1908

Becker, R. E., Valverde, R. A., and Crother, B. I., 2011, Proopiomelanocortin (POMC) and testing the phylogenetic position of turtles (Testudines): Journal of Zoology Systematics and Evolutionary Research, v. 49, n. 2, p. 148-159.

Benton, M. J., 2011, Archosaur remains from the Otter Sandstone Formation (Middle Triassic, Late Anisian) of Devon, southern UK: Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, v. 122, p. 25-33.

Brandt, S., 2011, Protorosaurus speneri - von der entdeckung bis zur ersten wissenschaftlichen bearbeitung: Geol. Gb. Hessne, v. 137, p. 111-117.

Brusatte, S. L., Benton, M. J., Lloyd, G. T,. and Ruta, M., and Wang, S. C., 2011 (for 2010), Macroevolutionary patterns in the evolutionary radiation of archosaurs (Tetrapoda: Diapsida): Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 367-382.

Dias-Da-Silva, S., and Stock Da-Rosa, A. A., 2011, Granja Palmeiras, a new fossiliferous site for the Lower Triassic of Southern Brazil: Revista Brasileira de Paleontologia, v. 14, n. 2, p. 157-169. Link to pdf

Dyke, G. J., Benton, M. J., Posmosanu, E., and Naish, D., 2011, Early Cretaceous (Berriasian) birds and pterosaurs from the Cornet Bauxite Mine, Romania: Palaeontology, v. 54, part 1, p. 79-95.

Foster, J. R., and Heckert, A. B., 2011 (for 2010), Ichthyoliths and other microvertebrate ramins from the Morrison Formation (Upper Jurassic) of northeastern Wyoming: A screen-washed samplie indicates a significant aquatic component to the fauna: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 305, p. 254-279.

Hu, S.-X., Zhang, Q.-Y., Chen, X.-Q., Zhou, C.-Y., Lu, T., Xie, T., Wen, W., Huang, J.-Y., and Benton, M. J., 2011, The Luoping biota: exeptional preservation, and new evidence on the Tirassic recovery from the end-Permian mass extinction: Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B., n. 278, p. 2274-2282.

Krainer, K., Lucas, S. G., and Strasser, M., 2011, Vertebrate fossils from the northalpine Raibl Beds, western Northern Calcareous Alps, Tyrol (Austria): Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 104, n. 1, p. 97-106.

Langer, M. C., Montefeltro, F. C., Hone, D. E,. Whatley, R,. and Schultz, C. L., 2010 (published in 2011), On Fodonyx spenceri and a new rhynchosaur from the Middle Triassic of Devon: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 30, n. 6, p. 1884-1888. (Bentonyx sidensis)

Loughney, K. M., Fastovsky, D. E., and Parker, W. G., 2011, Vertebrate fossil preservation in Blue Paleosols from the Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, with implications for vertebrate biostratigraphy in the Chinle Formation: Palaios, v. 26, p. 700-719.

Maxwell, E. E., Caldwell, M. W., and Lamoureux, D. O., 2011, The structure and phylogenetic distribution of amniote plicidentine: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 3, p. 553-561.

Nesbitt, S. J., 2011, The early evolution of archosaurs: relationships and the origin of major clades: Bulletin of the American Museum ofNatural History, n. 352, 292pp. Link to pdf

Parker, W. b., and Martz, J. W., 2011 (for 2010), The Late Triassic (Norian) Adamanian-Revueltian tetrapod faunal transition in the Chinle Formation of Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona: Earth and Enviromental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 231-260.

Sennikov, A. G., 2011, New tanystropheids (Reptilia: Archosauromorpha) from the Triassic of Europe: Palaeontological Journal v. 45, n . 1, p. 90-104. (Angustaburiania vatagini, Protanystropheus antiquus = Tanystropheus antiquus, = Tanystropheus primus)

Schoch, R. R., 2011, New archosaurifrom remains from the German Lower Keupter: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, v. 260, n. 1, p. 87-100.

Smith, N. D., Crandall, J. R., Hellert, S. M., Hammer, W. R,. and Makovicky, P. J., 2011, Anatomy and affinities of large archosauromorphs from the Lower Fremouw Formation (Early Triassic) of Antarctica: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 4, p. 784-797.

Tintori, A., 2011, Comment on "The vertebrates of the Anisian/Ladinian boundary (Middle Triassic) from Bissendorf (NW Germany) and thier contribution to the anatomy, palaeoecology, and palaeobiogeography of the Germanic basin reptiles" by C. Diedrich [Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 273 (2009) 1-16]: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeocology, v. 300, p. 205-207.


“Thecodontia, Pseudosuchia"

Genus: Nova (1)

Decuriasuchus FRANCA, FERIGOLO & LANGER, 2011

Species: Nova (1)

Decuriasuchus quartacolonia FRANCA, FERIGOLO & LANGER, 2011

Benton, M. J., 2011, Archosaur remains from the Otter Sandstone Formation (Middle Triassic, Late Anisian) of Devon, southern UK: Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, v. 122, p. 25-33.

Brusatte, S. L., Benton, M. J., Lloyd, G. T,. and Ruta, M., and Wang, S. C., 2011 (for 2010), Macroevolutionary patterns in the evolutionary radiation of archosaurs (Tetrapoda: Diapsida): Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 367-382.

Butler, R. J., Brtusatte, S. L., Reich, M., Nesbitt, S. J., Schoch, R. R., and Hornung, J. J., 2011, The sail-backed reptile Ctenosauriscus from the Latest Early Triassic of Germany and the timing and biogeography of the early archosaur radation: Public Library of Science (PLOS) One, v. 6, issue 10, 28 pp. Link to pdf

Cerda, I. A., and Desojo, J. B., 2011, Dermal armour histology of aetosaurs (Archosauria: Pseudosuchia), from the Upper Triassic of Argentina and Brazil: Lethia, v. 44, p. 417-428.

Desojo, J. B., and Ezcurra, M. D., 2011, A reapprasial of the taxonomic status of Aetosauroides (Archosauria, Aetosauria) specimens from the Late Triassic of South America and thier proposed synonymy with Stagonolepis: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 3, p. 596-609.

Franca, M. A. G., Ferigolo, J., and Langer, M. C., 2011, Associated skeletons of a new middle Triassic "Rauisuchia" from Brazil: Naturwissenschaften, v. 98, p. 389-395. (Decuriasuchus quartacolonia)

Fraser, N. C., and Sues, H.-D., 2011 (for 2010), The beginning of the the 'Age of Dinosaurs': a breif overview of terrestrial biotic changes during the Triassic: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 189-200.

Gauthier, J. A., Nesbitt, S. J., Schachner, E., Bever, G. S., and Joyce, W. C., 2011, The bipedal stem crocodilian Poposaurus gracilis: inferring function in fossils and innovation in archosaur locomotion: Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History, v. 52, n. 1, p. 107-126.

Hagdorn, H., and Mutter, R. J., 2011, The vertebrate fauna of the Lower Keuper Albertibank (Erfurt Formation, Middle Triassic) in the vicinity of Schwäbish Hall (Baden-Württemberg, German): Palaeodiversity, v. 4, p. 223-243.

Lautenschlager, S., and Desojo, J. B., 2011, Reassessment of the Middle Triassic rauisuchian archosaurs Ticinosuchus ferox and Stagonosuchus nyassicus: Paläontologische Zeitschrift, published online, 25pp.

Loughney, K. M., Fastovsky, D. E., and Parker, W. G., 2011, Vertebrate fossil preservation in Blue Paleosols from the Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, with implications for vertebrate biostratigraphy in the Chinle Formation: Palaios, v. 26, p. 700-719.

Nesbitt, S. J., 2011, The early evolution of archosaurs: relationships and the origin of major clades: Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, n. 352, 292pp. Link to pdf

Nesbitt, S. J., Liu, J., and Li, C., 2011 (for 2010), A sail-backed suchian from the Heshanggou Formation (Early Triassic: Olenekian) of China: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 271-284.

Parker, W. B., and Martz, J. W., 2011 (for 2010), The Late Triassic (Norian) Adamanian-Revueltian tetrapod faunal transition in the Chinle Formation of Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona: Earth and Enviromental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 231-260.

Schachner, E. R., Manning, P. L., and Dodson, P,. 2011, Pelvic and hindlimb myology of the basal archosaur Poposaurus gracilis (Archosauria: Poposauroidea): Journal of Morphology, v. 272, p. 1464-1491.

Scheyer, T. M,. and Desojo, J. B., 2011, Palaeohistology and external microanatomy of rauisuchian osteoderms (Archosauria: Pseudosuchia): Palaeontology, v. 54, part 6, p. 1289-1302.

Schoch, R. R., 2011, New archosaurifrom remains from the German Lower Keupter: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, v. 260, n. 1, p. 87-100.

Sulej, T., Bronowicz, R., Talanda, M,. and Niedzwiedzki, G., 2011 (for 2010), A new dicynodont-archosaur assemblage from the Late Triassic (Carnian) of Poland: Earth and Enviromental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 261-269.

Trotteyn, M. J., 2011, Material postcraneano de Proterochampsa barrionuevoi Reig 1959 (Diapsida: Archosauriformes) del Triasico Superior del Centro-Oeste deArgentina: Ameghiniana, Tomo 48, n. 4, p. 424-446.

Trotteyn, M. J., and Haro, J. A., 2011, The braincase of a specimen of Proterochampsa Reig (Archosauriformes: Proterochampsidae) from the Late Triassic of Argentina: Paläontologische Zeitschrift, v. 85, p. 1-17.

Weinbaum, J. C., 2011, The skull of Postosuchus kirkpatricki (Archosauria: Paracrocodyliformes) from the Upper Triassic of the United States: PaleoBios, v. 30, n. 1, p. 18-44.


Crocodilia (Mesosuchia, Eusuchia)

Genus: Nova (14)

Acherontisuchus HASTINGS, BLOCH & JARAMILLO, 2011
Anteophthalmosuchus SALISBURY & NAISH, 2011
Arenysuchus PUERTOLAS, CANUDO & CRUZADO-CABALLERO, 2011
Campinasuchus SOUZA CARVALHO, ANTUNES TEIXEIRA, FONSECA FERRAZ, BORGES RIBEIRO, MARTINELLI, NETO, SERTICH, CUNHA, CUHNA, & FERRAZ, 2011
Caryonosuchus KELLNER, CAMPOS, RIFF & ANDRADE, 2011
Fruitachampsa CLARK, 2011
Labidiosuchus KELLNER, FIGUEIREDO, AZEVEDO & CAMPOS, 2011
Leiokarinosuchus SALISBURY & NAISH, 2011
Lorosuchus POL & POWELL, 2011
Neptunidraco CAU & FANTI, 2011
Pepesuchus CAMPOS, OLIVEIRA, FIGUEIREDO, RIFF, AZEVEDO, CARVALHO & KELLNER, 2011
Pietraroiasuchus BUSCALIONI, PIRAS, VULLO, SIGNORE, & BARBERA, 2011
Pissarrachampsa MONTEFELTRO, LARSSON & LANGER, 2011

Species Nova (17)

Acherontisuchus guajiraensis HASTINGS, BLOCH & JARAMILLO, 2011
Anteophthalmosuchus hooleyi SALISBURY & NAISH, 2011
Arenysuchus gascabadiolorum PUERTOLAS, CANUDO & CRUZADO-CABALLERO, 2011
Campinasuchus dinzorum = Campinasuchus dinizi; note the authors incorrectly used the wrong ending for the species, it was named in honor of several familes and should be -orum not -i)SOUZA CARVALHO, ANTUNES TEIXEIRA, FONSECA FERRAZ, BORGES RIBEIRO, MARTINELLI, NETO, SERTICH, CUNHA, CUHNA, & FERRAZ, 2011
Caryonosuchus pricei KELLNER, CAMPOS, RIFF & ANDRADE, 2011
Fruitachampsa callisoni CLARK, 2011
Goniopholis kiplingi ANDRADE, EMONDS, BENTON & SCHOUTEN, 2011
Goniopholis willetti SALISBURY & NAISH, 2011
Labidiosuchus amicum KELLNER, FIGUEIREDO, AZEVEDO & CAMPOS, 2011
Leiokarinosuchus brookensis SALISBURY & NAISH, 2011
Lorosuchus nodosus POL & POWELL, 2011
Neptunidraco ammoniticus CAU & FANTI, 2011
Pepesuchus deiseae CAMPOS, OLIVEIRA, FIGUEIREDO, RIFF, AZEVEDO, CARVALHO & KELLNER, 2011
Pietraroiasuchus ormezzanoi BUSCALIONI, PIRAS, VULLO, SIGNORE, & BARBERA, 2011
Pissarrachampsa sera MONTEFELTRO, LARSSON & LANGER, 2011
Theriosuchus grandinaris LAUPRASERT, LAOJUMPON, SAENPHALA, CUNY, THIRAKHUPT & SUTEETHORN, 2011

Adams, T. L., Polcyn, M. J., Mateus, O., Winkler, D. A., and Jacobs, L. L., 2011, First occurrence of the long-snouted crocodyliform Terminonaris (Pholidosauridae) from the Woodbine Formation (Cenomanian) of Texas: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v 31, n. 3, p. 712-716.

Ali, J. R., and Krause, D. W., 2011, Late Cretaceous bioconnections between Indo-Madagascar and Antarctica: refutation of the Gunnerus Ridge causeway hypothesis: Journal of Biogeography, 18pp.

Andrade, M. D. de, and Hornung, J. J., 2011, A new look into the periorbital morphology of Goniopholis (Mesoeurcrocodylia: Neosuchia) and related forms: Journal of Vertebrtae Paleontology, v. 31, n. 2, p. 352-368.

Brazaitis, P., and Watanabe, M. E., 2011, Crocodilian behaviour: a window to dinosaur behaviour? In: 4th International Symposium on Dinosaur Eggs and Babies, Historical Biology, v. 23, n. 1, p. 73-90.

Brusatte, S. L., Benton, M. J., Lloyd, G. T,. and Ruta, M., and Wang, S. C., 2011 (for 2010), Macroevolutionary patterns in the evolutionary radiation of archosaurs (Tetrapoda: Diapsida): Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 367-382.

Campos, D. A., Oliveira, G. R., Figueiredo, R. G., Riff, D., Azevedo, S. A. K., Carvalho, L. b., and Kellner, A. W. A., 2011, On a new peirosaurid crocodyliform from the Upper Cretaceous, Bauru Group, southeastern Brazil: In: Proceedings of the Third Gondwanan Dinosaur Symposium, Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, v. 83, n. 1, 317-327. (Pepesuchus deiseae) Link to pdf

Candeiro, C. R. A., Fanti, F., Therrien, F., and Lamanna, M. C., 2011, Continental fossil vertebrates from the mid-Cretaceous (Albian-Cenomanian) Alcantara Formation, Brazil, and thieri relationships with contemporaneous faunas from North Africa: Journal of African Earth Sciences, v. 60, p. 79-92.

Souza Carvalho, I. De., Antunes Teixeira, V. de P., Fonseca Ferraz, M. L. da, Borges Ribeiro, L. C., Martinelli, A. G., Neto, F. M., Sertich, J. J. W., Cunha, G. C., Cunha, I. C., and Ferraz, P. F., 2011, Campinasuchus dinizi gen. et sp. nov., a new Late Cretaceous baurusuchid (Crocodyliformes) from the Bauru Basin, Brazil: Zootaxa, n. 2871, p. 19-42. (Campinasuchus dinzorum = Campinasuchus dinizi; note the authors incorrectly used the wrong ending for the species, it was named in honor of several familes and should be -orum not -i) Link to pdf

Cau, A., and Fanti, F., 2011, The oldest known metriorhynchid crocodylian from the Middle Jurassic of North-eastern Italy: Neptunidraco ammoniticus gen. et sp. nov.: Gondwana Research, v. 19, p. 550-565. (Neptunidraco ammoniticus)

Fernandez, M. S., Carabajal, A. P., Gasparini, Z., and Diaz, G. C., 2011, A metriorhynchid crocodyliform braincase from northern Chile: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 2, p. 369-377.

Foster, J. R., and Heckert, A. B., 2011, Ichthyoliths and other microvertebrate ramins from the Morrison Formation (Upper Jurassic) of northeastern Wyoming: A screen-washed samplie indicates a significant aquatic component to the fauna: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 305, p. 254-279.

Fraser, N. C., and Sues, H.-D., 2011 (for 2010), The beginning of the the 'Age of Dinosaurs': a breif overview of terrestrial biotic changes during the Triassic: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 189-200.

Georgi, J. A., and Krause, D. W., 2010 (published in 2011), Postcranial axial skeleton of Simosuchus clarki (Crocodyliformes: Notosuchia) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar: Journal of Vertebrtae Paleontology, Memoir 10, p. 99-121.

Hastings, A. K., Bloch, J. I., and Jaramillo, C. A., 2011, A new longirostrine dyrosaurid (Crocodylomorpha, Mesoeucrocodylia) from the Paleocene of North-Eastern Colombia: biogeographic and behavioural implications for New-World Dyrosauridae: Palaeontology, v. 54, part 5, p. 1095-1116. (Acherontisuchus guajiraensis)

Hill, R. V., 2010 (published in 2011), Osteoderms of Simosuchus clarki (Crocodyliformes: Notosuchia) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Memoir, 10, p. 154-176.

Jasinski, S. E., Sullivan, R. M., and Lucas, S. G., 2011, Taxonomic composition of the Alamo Wash local fauna from the Upper Cretaceous Ojo Alamo Formation (Naashoibito Member), San Juan Basin, New Mexico: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 216-271.

Kimmig, J., and Spielmann, J. A., 2011, Biological factors influencing phytosaur (Archosauria: Phytosauridae) taxonomy: a prospectus: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 289-294.

Kley, N. J., Sertich, J. J. w., Turner, A. H., Krause, D. W., O'Connnor, P. M., and Georgi, J. A., 2010 (published in 2011), Craniofacial morphology of Simosuchus clarki (Crocodyliformes: Notosuchia) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar: Journal of vertebrate paleontology, Memoir 10, p. 13-98.

Krause, D. W., Sertich, J. J. W., Rogers, R. R., Kast, S. C., Rasoamiaramanana, A. H., and Buckley, G. A., 2010 (published in 2011), Overview of the discovery, distribution, and geological context of Simosuchus clarki (crocodyliformes: notosuchia) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology Memoir 10, p. 4-12.

Lauprasert, K., Laojumpon, C., Saenphala, W., Cuny, G., Thirakhupt, K., and Suteethorn, V., 2011, Atoposaurid crocodyliforms from the Khorat Group of Thailand: first record of Theirosuchus from Southeast Asia: Paläontologische Zeitschrift, v. 85, p. 37-47. (Theriosuchus grandinaris)

Lecuona, A., and Desojo, J. B., 2011, Hind limb osteology of Gracilisuchus stipanicicorum (Archosauria: Pseudosuchia): Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 102, p. 105-128.

Loughney, K. M., Fastovsky, D. E., and Parker, W. G., 2011, Vertebrate fossil preservation in Blue Paleosols from the Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, with implications for vertebrate biostratigraphy in the Chinle Formation: Palaios, v. 26, p. 700-719.

Martins, R. M. S., Beckmann, F., Castanhinha, R., Mateus, O., and Pranzas, P. K., 2011, Dinosaur and Crocodile fossils from the Mesozoic of Portugal: Neutron tomography and synchrotron-Radiation based micro-computed tomography: Mater. Res. soc. Symp. Proc, v. 1319, 14pp.

Montefeltro, F. C., Larsson, H. C. E., and Langer, M C., 2011, A new baurusuchid (Crocodyliformes, Mesoeurcrocodylia) from the Late Cretaceosu of Brazil and the phylogeny of Baurusuchidae: Public Library of Science (PLOS), One, v. 6, n. 7, 26 pp. (Pissarrachampsa sera) Link to pdf

Naish, D., and Sweetman, S. C., 2011, A tiny maniraptoran dinosaur in the Lower Cretaceous Hastings Group: evidence from a new vertebrate-bearing locality in south-east England: Cretaceous Research, v. 32, p. 464-471.

Nesbitt, S. J., 2011, The early evolution of archosaurs: relationships and the origin of major clades: Bulletin of the American Museum ofNatural History, n. 352, 292pp. Link to pdf

Parker, W. B., and Martz, J. W., 2011 (for 2010), The Late Triassic (Norian) Adamanian-Revueltian tetrapod faunal transition in the Chinle Formation of Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona: Earth and Enviromental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 231-260.

Peterson, J. E., Scherer, R. P., and Huffman, K. M., 2011, Methods of microvertebrate sampling and thier influences on taphonomic interpretations: PalAios, v. 26, p. 81-88.

Puertolas, E., Canudo, J. I., and Cruzado-Caballero, P., 2011, A new crocodylian from the Late Maastrichtian of Spain: implicaitons for the inital radiation of crocodyloids: Public Library of Science (PLOS), One, v. 6, n. 6, 12 pp. Link to pdf (Arenysuchus gascabadiolorum)

Rivera-Sylva, H. E., Frey, D., Guzman-Gutierrez, J. R., Palomino-Sanchez, F., and Wtinnesbeck, W., 2011, A Deinosuchus riograndensis (Eusuchia: Alligatoroidea) from Coahuila, North Mexico: Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geologicas, v. 28, n. 2, p. 267-274. Link to pdf

Salisbury, S. W., and Naish, D., 2011, Crocodilians: In: English Wealden Fossils, ediged by Batten, D. J., The Palaeontological Association, Field Guide to Fossils, n. 14, p. 304-369. (Goniopholis willetti, Anteophthalmosuchus hooleyi, Leiokarinosuchus brookensis)

Scanferla, A., Agnolin, F., Novas, F. E., de la Fuente, M,. Bellosi, E., Baez, A. M. and Cione, A., 2011, A vertebrate assemblage of Las Curtiembres Formation (Upper Cretaceous) of northwestern Argentina: Revista de la Museo de Argentina Ciencias, Natural , v. 13, n. 2, p. 195-204. Link to pdf

Scheyer, T. M,. and Desojo, J. B., 2011, Palaeohistology and external microanatomy of rauisuchian osteoderms (Archosauria: Pseudosuchia): Palaeontology, v. 54, part 6, p. 1289-1302.

Schwarz-Wings, D., Klein, N, Neumann, C., and Resch, U., 2011, A new partial skeleton of Alligatorellus (Crocodyliformes) assoicated with echnioids from the Late Jurassic (Tithonian) lithographic limestone of Kelheim, S.-Germany: Fossil Record, v. 14, n. 2, p. 195-205.

Sertich, J. W., and groenke, J. R., 2010 (published in 2011), Appendicular skeleton of Simosuchus clarki (Crocodyliformes: Notosuchia) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Memoir, 10, p. 122-153.

Taylor, M. P., Wedel, M. J., and Cifelli, R. L., 2011, A new sauropod dinosaur from the Lower Cretaceous Cedar Mountain Formation, Utah, USA: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 1, p. 75-98. Link to pdf

Turner, A. H., Sertich, J. J. W., 2010 (published in 2011), Phylogenetic history of Simosuchus clarki (Crocodyliformes: Notosuchia) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Memoir, 10, p. 177-236.

Young, M. T., Bell, M. A., de Andrade, M. B., and Brusatte, S. L., 2011, Body size estimation and evolution in metriorhynchid crocodylomorphs: implications for species diversification and niche partitioning: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 163, p. 1199-1216.

Zvonok, E. A., and Skutschas, P. P., 2011, On a tomistomine crocodile (Crocodylidae, Tomistominae) from the Middle Eocene of Ukraine: Palaeontological Journal, v. 45, n. 1, p. 661-664.

Ist Symposium on the evolution of crocodyliformes

Pol, D, and Larsson, H. C. E., 2011, 1st Symposium on the evolution of crocodyliformes: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 163, p. S1-S6. Link to pdf

Pol, D., and Powell, J. E., 2011, A new sebecid mesoeucrocodylian from the Rio Loro Formation (Palaeocene) of north-western Argentina: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 163, p. S7-S36. (Lorosuchus nodosus) Link to pdf

Riff, D., and Kellner, A. W. A., 2011, Baurusuchid crocodyliforms as theropod mimics: clues from the skull and appendicular morphology of Stratiotosuchus maxhechti (Upper Cretaceous of Brazil): Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 163, p. S37-S56. Link to pdf

Kellner, A. W. A., Campos, D. A., Riff, D., and Andrade, M. B. de., 2011, A new crocodylomorph (Sphagesauridae, Notosuchia) wiht horn-like tubercles from Brazil: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 163, p. S57-S65. (Caryonosuchus pricei) Link to pdf

Andrade, M. B. de., Emonds, R., Benton, M. J., and Schouten, R., 2011, A new Berriasian species of Goniopholis (Mesoeucrocodylia, Neosuchia) from England, and a review of the genus: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 163, p. S66-S108. (Goniopholis kiplingi) Link to pdf

Kellner, A. W. A., Figueiredo, R. G., Azevedo, S. A. K., and Campos, D. A., 2011, A new cretaceous notosuchian (Mesoeucrocodylia) wiht izzare dentition from Brazil: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 163, p. S109-S115. (Labidiosuchus amicum) Link to pdf

Nascimento, P. M., and Zaher, H., 2011, The skull of the Upper Cretaceous baurusuchid crocodile Baurusuchus albertoi Nascimento & Zaher 2010, and its phylogenetic affinities: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 163, p. S116-S131. Link to pdf

Moraes-Santos, H., Villanueva, J. B., and Toledo, P. M., 2011, New remains of a gavialoid crocodilian from the Late Oligocene-Early Miocene of the Pirabas Formation, Brazil: Zoological Jounral of the Linnean Society, v. 163, p. S132-S139. Link to pdf

Cabral, U. G., Riff, D., Kellner, A. W. A., and Henriques, D. D. R., 2011, Pathological features and insect boring marks in a crocodyliform from the Bauru Basin, Cretaceous of Brazil: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 163, p. S140-S151. Link to pdf

Clark, J. M., 2011, A new shartegosuchid crocodyliform from the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation of western Colorado: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 163, p. S152-S172. (Fruitachampsa callisoni) Link to pdf

Soto, M., Pol, D., and Perea, D., 2011, A new specimen of Uruguaysuchus aznarezi (Crocodliformes: Notosuchia) from the middle Cretaceous of Urugay and its phylogeneitc relationships: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 163, p. S173-S198. Link to pdf

Buscalioni, A. D., Piras, P., Vullo, R., Signore, M., and Barbera, C., 2011, Early eusuchia crocodylomorph from the vertebrate-rich Plattenkalk of Pietraroia (Lower Albian, southern Apennines, Italy): Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 163, p. S199-S227. (Pietraroiasuchus ormezzanoi) Link to pdf

Brochu, C. A., 2011, Phylogenetic relationships of Necrosuchus ionensis Simpson, 1937 and the early history of caimanines: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 163, p. S228-S256. Link to pdf

Fortier, D., Perea, D., and Shultz, C., 2011, Redescription and phylogenetic relationships of Meridiosaurus vallisparadisi, a pholidosaurid from the Late Jurassic of Uruguay: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 163, p. S257-S272. Link to pdf

Figueiredo, R. G., Moreira, J. K. R., Saraiva, A. A. F., and Kellner, A. W. A., 2011, Description of a new specimen of Susisuchus anatoceps (Crocodylomorpha: Mesoeucrocodylia) from the Crato Formation (Santana Group) with comments on Neosuchia: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 163, p. S272-S288. Link to pdf


Pterosaurs

Genus: Nova (9)

Aurorazhdarcho FREY, MEYER & TISCHLINGER, 2011
Aussiedraco KELLNER, RODRIGUES & COSTA, 2011
Barbosania ELGIN & FREY, 2011
Gwaninapterus ARBOUR & CURRIE, 2011
Jianchangopterus LÜ & BO, 2011
Microtuban ELGIN & FREY, 2011
Navajodactylus SULLIVAN & FOWLER, 2011
Pterofiltrus JIANG & WANG, 2011
Unwindia MARTILL, 2011

Species: Nova (10)

Aurorazhdarcho primordius FREY, MEYER & TISCHLINGER, 2011
Aussiedraco molnari KELLNER, RODRIGUES & COSTA, 2011
Barbosania gracilirostris ELGIN & FREY, 2011
Darwinopterus robustodens , XU, CHANG & ZHANG, 2011
Gwaninapterus beardi ARBOUR & CURRIE, 2011
Jianchangopterus zhaoianus LÜ & BO, 2011
Microtuban altivolans ELGIN & FREY, 2011
Navajodactylus boerei SULLIVAN & FOWLER, 2011
Pterofiltrus qiui JIANG & WANG, 2011
Unwindia trigonus MARTILL, 2011

Arbour, V. M., and Currie, P. J., 2011, An istiodactylid pterosaur from the Upper Cretaceous Nanaimo Group, Hornby Island, British Columbia, Canada: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 48, p. 63-69. (Gwawinapterus beardi)

Bell, E., Andres, B,. and Goswami, A., 2011, Integration and dissociation of limb elements in flying vertebrates: a comparison of pterosaurs, birds and bats: Journal of Evolutionary Biology, v. 24, p. 2586-2599.

Buffetaut, E., 2011, Samrukia nessovi, from the Late Cretaceous of Kazakhstan: a large pterosaur, not a giant bird: Annales de Paleontologie, v. 978, p. 133-138.

Buffetaut, E., Osi, A., and Prondvai, E., 2011, The pterosaurian remains from the Grunbach Formation (Campanian, Gosau Group) of Austria: a reappraisal of 'Ornithocheirus buenzeli': Geological Magazine, v. 148, n. 2, p. 334-339.

Candeiro, C. R. A., Fanti, F., Therrien, F., and Lamanna, M. C., 2011, Continental fossil vertebrates from the mid-Cretaceous (Albian-Cenomanian) Alcantara Formation, Brazil, and thieri relationships with contemporaneous faunas from North Africa: Journal of African Earth Sciences, v. 60, p. 79-92.

Dudley, R., and Yanoviak, S. P., 2011, Animal Aloft: The origins of aerial behavior and flight: Integrative and Comparative Biology, v. 51, n. 6, p. 926-936.

Dyke, G. J., Benton, M. J., Posmosanu, E., and Naish, D., 2011, Early Cretaceous (Berriasian) birds and pterosaurs from the Cornet Bauxite Mine, Romania: Palaeontology, v. 54, part 1, p. 79-95.

Elgin, R. A., and Frey, E., 2011, A new ornithocheirid, Barbosania gracilirostris gem. et sp. nov. (Pterosauria, Pterodactyloidea) from the Santana Formation (Cretaceous) of NE Brazil: Swiss Journal of Palaeontology, v. 130, p. 259-275. (Barbosania gracilirostris)

Elgin, R. A., and Frey, E., 2011, A new azhdarchoid pterosaur from the Cenomanian (Late Cretaceous) of Lebanon: Swiss Jounal of Geoscience, v. 104, Supplement no. 1, p. 521-533. (Microtuban altivolans)

Elgin, R. A., Hone, D. W. E., and Frey, E., 2011, The extent of the pterosaur flight membrane: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 1, p. 99-111. Link ot pdf

Eck, K., Elgin, R. A., and Frey, E., 2011, On the osteology of Tapejara wellnhoferi KELLNER 1989 and the first occurrence of a multiple specimen assemblage from the Santana Formation, Araripe Basin, NE-Brazil: Swiss Journal of Paleontology, v. 130, p. 277-296.

Fletcher, T. L., and Salisbury, S. W., 2010 (published in 2011), New pterosaur fossils from the Early Cretaceous (Albian) of Queensland, Australia: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 30, n. 6, p. 1747-1759.

Frey, E., Mayer, C. A., and Tischlinger, H., 2011, The oldest azhdarchoid pterosaur from the Late Jurassic Solnhofen Limestone (Early Tithonian) of Southern Germany: Swiss Journal of Geoscience, v. 104, supplement 1, p. 35-55. (Aurorazhdarcho primordius)

Jiang, S.-X., and Wang, X.-L., 2011, Important features of Gegepterus changae (Pterosauria: Archaeopterodactyloidea, Ctenochasmatidae) from a new specimen: Vertebrata PalAsiatica, v. 49, n. 2, p. 172-184.

Jiang, S.-X., and Wang, X.-L., 2011, A new ctenochasmatid pterosaur from the Lower Cretaceous, western Liaoning, China: Anas de Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, v. 83, n. 4, p. 1243-1249. (Pterofiltrus qiui)

Kellner, A. W. A., Rodrigues, T., and Costa, F. R., 2011, Short note on a pteranodontoid pterosaur (Pterodactyloidea) from western Queenland, Australia: In: Proceedings of the Third Gondwanan Dinosaur Symposium, Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, v. 83, n. 1, 301-308. (Aussiedraco molnari) Link to pdf

Kubo, T., 2011, Estimating body weight from footprints: application to pterosaurs: Palaeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 209, p. 197-199.

, J., Xu, L., Chang, H., and Zhang, X., 2011, A new darwinopterid pterosaur from the Middle Jurassic of Western Liaoning, Northeastern China and its ecological implications: Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition), v. 85, n. 3, p. 507-514. (Darwinopterus robustodens)

, J., Unwin, D. M., Deeming, D. C., Jin, X., Liu, Y., and Ji, Q,. 2011, An egg-adult association, gender, and reproduction in pterosaurs: Science, v. 331, p. 321-324.

Lü, J., and Bo, X., 2011, A new rhamphorhynchid pterosaur (Pterosauria) from the Middle Jurassic Tiaojisan Formation of Western Liaoning, China: Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition), v. 85, n. 5, p. 977-983. (Jianchangopterus zhaoianus)

Martill, D. M., 2011, A new pterodactyloid pterosaur from the Santana Formation (Cretaceous) of Brazil: Cretaceous Research, v. 32, p. 236-243. (Unwindia trigonus)

Naish, D., and Sweetman, S. C., 2011, A tiny maniraptoran dinosaur in the Lower Cretaceous Hastings Group: evidence from a new vertebrate-bearing locality in south-east England: Cretaceous Research, v. 32, p. 464-471.

Nesbitt, S. J., 2011, The early evolution of archosaurs: relationships and the origin of major clades: Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, n. 352, 292pp. Link to pdf

O'Connor, P. M., Sertich, J. J. W., and Manthhi, F. K., 2011, A pterodactyloid pterosaur from the Upper Cretaceous Lapurr sandstone, West Turkana, Kenya: In: Proceedings of the Third Gondwanan Dinosaur Symposium, Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, v. 83, n. 1, 309-315. Link to pdf

Osi, A., 2011, Feeding-related characters in basal pterosaurs: implications for jaw mechanism, dental function and diet: Lethaia, v. 44, p. 136-152.

Osi, A., Buffetaut, E., and Prondvai, E., 2011, New pterosaurian remains from the Late Cretaceous (Santonian) of Hungary (Iharkut, Csehbanya Formation): Cretaceous Research, v. 32, p. 456-463.

Palmer, C., 2011, Flight in slow motion: aerodynamics of the pterosaur wing: Proceedings of the Royal Society, series B, v. 278, p. 1881-1885.

Pinheiro, F. L., Fortier, D. C., Schultz, C. L., de Andrade, J. A., F. G., and Bantim, R. A. M., 2011, New information on the pterosaur Tupandactulus imperator, with comments on the relationships of Tapejaridae: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 3, p. 567-580.

Roberts, B., Lind, R., and Chatterjee, S., 2011, Flight dynamics of a pterosaur-inspired aircraft utilizing a variable-placement verticl tail: Bioinspiration and Biomimetics, v. 6, 11 pp.

Rodrigues, T,. Kellner, A. W. A., Mader, B. J., and Russell, D. A., 2011, New pterosaur specimens from the Kem Kem beds (Upper Cretaceous, Cenomanian) of Morocco: Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia, v. 117, n. 1, p. 149-160.

Sullivan, R. M., and Fowler, D. W., 2011, Navajodactylus boerei, n. gen., n. sp. (Pterosauria, ?Azhdarchidae) from the Upper Cretaceous Kirtland Formation (Upper Campanian) of New Mexico: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 393-404. (Navajodactylus boerei)

Vila Nova, B. C., Saraiva, A. A. F., Moreira, J. K. R., and Sayao, J. M., 2011, Controlled escavations in the Romualdo Formation Lagerstatte (Araripe Basin, Brazil) and pterosaur diversity: Remarks based on new findings: PalAios, v. 26, p. 173-179.

Zhou, C.-F., 2010 (published in 2011), A possible azhdarchid pterosaur from the Lower Cretaceous Qingshan Group of Laiyang, Shangdong, China: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 30, n. 6, p. 1743-1746.

Zhou, C.-F., and Schoch, R. R., 2011, New material of the non-pterodacyloid pterosaur Changchengopterus pani Lu, 2009 from the Late Jurassic Tiaojishan Formation of western Liaoning: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, v. 260, n. 3, p. 265-275.


Dinosaur

Dinosauromorpha

Benton, M. J., and Walker, A. D., 2011 (for 2010), Saltopus, a dinosaurifrom from the Upper Triassic of Scotland: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 285-299.

Brusatte, S. L., Benton, M. J., Lloyd, G. T,. and Ruta, M., and Wang, S. C., 2011 (for 2010), Macroevolutionary patterns in the evolutionary radiation of archosaurs (Tetrapoda: Diapsida): Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 367-382.

Irmis, R. B., 2011 (for 2010), Evaluating hypotheses for the early diversification of dinosaurs: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 397-426.

Irmis, R. B., Mundil, R., Martz, J. W., and Parker, W. G., 2011, High-resoution U-Pb ages from the Upper Triassic Chinle Formation (New Mexico, USA) support a diachronous rise of dinosaurs: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 309, p. 258-267.

Kubo, T., 2011, Evolution of bipedality and herbivory among Triassic dinosauromorphs: Memoir of the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum, v. 10, p. 55-62. Link to pdf

Loughney, K. M., Fastovsky, D. E., and Parker, W. G., 2011, Vertebrate fossil preservation in Blue Paleosols from the Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, with implications for vertebrate biostratigraphy in the Chinle Formation: Palaios, v. 26, p. 700-719.

Novas, F. E., Ezcurra, M. D., Chatterjee, S., and Kutty, T. S., 2011 (for 2010), New dinosaur species from the Upper Triassic Upper Maleri and Lower Dharmaram formations of Central India: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 333-349.

Olsen, P. E., Kent, D. V., and Whiteside, J. H., 2011 (for 2010), Implications of the Newark Supergroup-based astrochronology and geomagnetic polarity time scale (Newark-APTS) for the tempo and mode of the early diversification of the Dinosauria: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 201-229.

Parker, W. B., and Martz, J. W., 2011 (for 2010), The Late Triassic (Norian) Adamanian-Revueltian tetrapod faunal transition in the Chinle Formation of Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona: Earth and Enviromental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 231-260.

Ramenzani, J., Hoke, G. D., Fastovksy, D. E., Bowring, S. A., Therrien, F,. Dworkin, S. I,. Atchley, S. C., and Nordt, L. C., 2011, High-precision U-Pb zircon geochronology of the Late Triassic Chinle Formation, Petrified Forest National Park (Arizona, USA): temporal constraints on the early Evolution of dinosaurs: GSA Bulletin, v. 123, n. 11/12, p. 2142-2159.

Schachner, E. R., Farmer, C. G., McDonald, A. T., and Dodson, P., 2011, Evolution of the dinosauriform respiratory apparatus: new evidence from the postcranial axial skeleton: The Anatomical Record, v. 294, p. 1532-1547.

Sulej, T., Bronowicz, R., Talanda, M,. and Niedzwiedzki, G., 2011 (for 2010), A new dicynodont-archosaur assemblage from the Late Triassic (Carnian) of Poland: Earth and Enviromental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 261-269.

Theropoda

Genus: Nova (15)

Albinykus NESBITT, CLARKE, TURNER & NORELL, 2011
Daemonosaurus SUES, NESBITT, BERMAN & HENRICI, 2011
Eodromaeus MARTINEZ, SERENO, ALCOBER, COLOMBIA, RENNE, MONTANEZ & CURRIE, 2011
Epichirostenotes SULLIVAN, JASINSKI & VAN TOMME, 2011
Linhevenator XU, TAN, SULLIVAN, HAN & XIAO, 2011
Ojoraptorsaurus SULLIVAN, JASINSKI & VAN TOMME, 2011
Ostafrikasaurus BUFFETAUT, 2011
Oxalaia KELLNER, AZEVEDO, MACHADO, CARVALHO & HENRIQUES, 2011
Pamparaptor PORFIRI, CALVO & SANDOS, 2011
Qiupalong XU, KOBAYASHI, LU, LEE, LIU, TANAKA, ZHANG, JIA & ZHANG, 2011
Talos ZANNO, VARRICCHIO, O'CONNOR, TITUS & KNELL, 2011
Teratophenus CARR, WILLIAMSON, BRITT & STADTMAN, 2011
Veterupristisaurus RAUHUT, 2011
Xiaotinga XU, YOU, DU, & HAN, 2011
Zuolong CHOINERE, CLARK, FORSTER & XU, 2010 (published in 2011)

Species: Nova (15)

Albinykus baatar NESBITT, CLARKE, TURNER & NORELL, 2011
Daemonosaurus chauliodus SUES, NESBITT, BERMAN & HENRICI, 2011
Eodromaeus murphi MARTINEZ, SERENO, ALCOBER, COLOMBIA, RENNE, MONTANEZ & CURRIE, 2011
Epichirostenotes curriei SULLIVAN, JASINSKI & VAN TOMME, 2011
Linhevenator tani XU, TAN, SULLIVAN, HAN & XIAO, 2011
Ojoraptorsaurus boerei SULLIVAN, JASINSKI & VAN TOMME, 2011
Ostafrikasaurus crassiserratus BUFFETAUT, 2011
Oxalaia quilobensis KELLNER, AZEVEDO, MACHADO, CARVALHO & HENRIQUES, 2011
Pamparaptor micros PORFIRI, CALVO & SANDOS, 2011
Qiupalong henanensis XU, KOBAYASHI, LU, LEE, LIU, TANAKA, ZHANG, JIA & ZHANG, 2011
Talos sampsoni ZANNO, VARRICCHIO, O'CONNOR, TITUS & KNELL, 2011
Teratophenus curriei CARR, WILLIAMSON, BRITT & STADTMAN, 2011
Veterupristisaurus milneri RAUHUT, 2011
Xiaotinga zhengi XU, YOU, DU, & HAN, 2011
Zuolong salleei CHOINERE, CLARK, FORSTER & XU, 2010 (published in 2011)

Agnolin, F. L., and Novas, F. E., 2011, Unenlagiid theropods: are they members of the Dromaeosauridae (Theropoda, Maniraptora)? In: Proceedings of the Third Gondwanan Dinosaur Symposium, Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, v. 83, n. 1, 117-162. Link to pdf

Ali, J. R., and Krause, D. W., 2011, Late Cretaceous bioconnections between Indo-Madagascar and Antarctica: refutation of the Gunnerus Ridge causeway hypothesis: Journal of Biogeography, 18pp.

Alifanov, V. R., and Saveliev, S. V., 2011, Brain structure and neurobiology of Alvarezsaurians (Dinosauria), exemplified by Ceratonykus oculatus (Parvicursoridae) from the Late Cretaceous of Mongolia: Palaeontologicla Journal, v. 45, n. 2, p. 183-190.

Antonio, J. D. S., Schweitzer, M. H., Jensen, S. T., Kalluri, R., Buckley, M., and Orgel, J. P. R. O., 2011, Dinosaur peptides suggest mechanisms of protein survival: Public Library of Science (PLOS), One, v. 6, n. 6, 12 pp. Link to pdf

Balter, M., 2011, Pint-sized predator rattles the dinosaur family tree: Science, v. 331, p. 134.

Barrett, P. M., Benson, R. B. J., Rich, T. H., and Vickers-Rich, P., 2011, First spinosaurid dinosaur from Australia and the cosmopolitanism of Cretaceous dinosaur faunas: Biology Letters, published on line, 4pp.

Barrett, P. M., Benson, R. B. J., Rich, T. H., and Vickers-Rich, P., 2011, First spinosaurid dinosaur from Australia and the cosmopolitanism of Cretaceous dinosaur faunas: Biology Letters, v. 7, p. 933-936.

Barrett, P. M., Butler, R. J., and Nesbitt, S. J., 2011 (for 2010), The roles of herbivory and omnivory in early dinosaur evolution: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 383-396.

Bell, P. R., Rothschilds, B. M., and Tanke, D. H., 2011, First report of gout in an ornithomimid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Horseshoe Canyon Formation, Alberta: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 166-168.

Bever, G. S., Brusatte, S. L., Balanoff, A. M., and Norell, M. A., 2011, Variation, variability, and the origin of the avian endocranium: insights from the anatomy of Alioramus altai (Theropoda: Tyrannosauroidea): Public Library of Science (PLOS), One, v. 6, n. 8, 10 pp. Link to pdf

Bever, G. S., Gauthier, J. A., and Wagner, G. P., 2011, Finding the frame shift: digit loss, developmental variability, and the origin of the avian hand: Evolution & Development, v. 13, n. 3, p. 269-279.

Bittencourt, J. S., and Langer, M. C., 2011, Mesozoic dinosaurs from Brazil and thier biogeographic implications: In: Proceedings of the Third Gondwanan Dinosaur Symposium, Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, v. 83, n. 1, 23-60. Link to pdf

Bolotsky, I. U., 2011, On paleoecology of carnivorous dinosaurs (Tyrannosauridae' Dromaeosuaridae) from Late Cretaceous fossil deposits of Amur region, Russian Far East: Global Geology, v. 14, n. 1, p. 1-6, 14.

Bronowicz, R., 2011, New material of a derived ornithomimosaur from the Upper Cretaceous Nemegt Formation of Mongolia: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 3, p. 477-488.

Brusatte, S. T., Benson, R. B. J., and Norell, M. A., 2011, The anatomy of Dryptosaurus aquilunguis (Dinosauria: Theropoda) and a review of its tyrannosauroid affinities: American Museum Novitates, n. 3717, 53pp.

Brusatte, S. L., Benton, M. J., Lloyd, G. T,. and Ruta, M., and Wang, S. C., 2011 (for 2010), Macroevolutionary patterns in the evolutionary radiation of archosaurs (Tetrapoda: Diapsida): Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 367-382.

Buffetaut, E., 2011, An early spinosaurid dinosaur from the Late Jurassic of Tendaguru (Tanzania) and the evolution of the spinosaurid dentition: Oryctos, v. 10, p. 1-8. (Ostafrikasaurus crassiserratus)

Candeiro, C. R. A., Fanti, F., Therrien, F., and Lamanna, M. C., 2011, Continental fossil vertebrates from the mid-Cretaceous (Albian-Cenomanian) Alcantara Formation, Brazil, and thieri relationships with contemporaneous faunas from North Africa: Journal of African Earth Sciences, v. 60, p. 79-92.

Carabajal, A. P., 2011, The braincase anatomy of Carnotaurus sastrei (Theropoda: Abelisauridae) from the Upper Cretaceous of Patagonia: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 32, n. 2, p. 378-386.

Carabajal, A. P., 2011, Braincases of abelisaurid theropods from the upper Cretaceous of north Patagonia: Palaeontology, v. 54, part 4, p. 793-806.

Carbone, C., Turvey, S. T., and Bielby, J., 2011, Intra-guild competition and its implications for one of the biggest terrestrial predators, Tyrannosaurus rex: Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B, published online, 9pp.

Carbot-Chonona, G., and Rivera-Sylva, H. E., 2011, Presence of a maniraptoriform dinosaur in the Late Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) of Chiapas, southern Mexico: Boletin de la Sociedad Geologica Mexicana, v. 63, n. 3, p. 393-398.

Carr, T. D., Williamson, T. E., Britt, B. B., and Stadtman, K., 2011, Evidence for high taxonomic and morphologic tyrannosauroid diversiy in the Late Cretaceous (Late Campanian) of the America Southwest and a new short-skulled tyarnnosaurid from the Kaiparowits formation of Utah: Naturwissenschaften, published online, 6pp. (Teratophenus curriei)

Carrano, M. T,. Loewen, M. A., and Sertich, J. W., 2011, New materials of Masiakasaurus knopfleri Sampson, Carrano, and Forster, 2001, and implications for the morphology of the Noasauridae (Theropoda: Ceratosauria): Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology, n. 95, 53pp. Link to pdf

Choinere, J. N., Clarked, J. M., Forster, C. A., and Xu, X., 2010 (published in 2011), A basal coelurosaur (Dinosauria: theropoda) from the Late Jurassic (Oxforidan) of the Shishugou Formation in Wucaiwan, People's Republic of China: Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology, v. 30, n. 6, p. 1773-1796. (Zuolong salleei)

Christian, A., and Dzemski, G., 2011, Neck posture in sauropods: In: Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs, understanding the life of giants, Chapter Fifteen, edited by Klein, N., Remes, K., Gee, C. T., and Sander, P. M., Indiana University Press, p. 251-260.

Corbacho, J., Sendion, C., and Tahiri, M., 2011, Palaeontological fakes: Batalleria, v. 16, p. 37-45.

Dal Sasso, C., and Maganuco, S., 2011, Scipionyx samniticus (Theropoda: Compsognathidae) from the Lower Cretaceous of Italy. Osteology, ontogenetic assessment, phylogeny, soft tissue anatomy, taphonomy and palaeobiology: Memorie, della Societa Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano, v. 37, fascicolo 1, 281pp.

Dececchi, T. A., and Larsson, H. C. E., 2011, Assessing arboreal adaptations of bird antecendents: testing the ecological setting of the origin of the avian flight stroke: Public Library of Science (PLOS), One, v. 6, n. 8, 14 pp. Link to pdf

Dyke, G. J., and Naish, D., 2011, What about European alvarezsauroids? Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, Early Edition, v. 108, n. 22, 147.

Eddy, D. R., and Clarke, J. A., 2011, New information on the cranial anatomy of Acrocanthosaurus atokensis and its implications for the phylogeny of Allosauroidea (Dinosauria: Theropoda): Public Library of Science (PLOS), One, v. 6, n. 3, 55pp. Link to pdf

Ezcurra, M. D., and Brusatte, S. L., 2011, Taxonomic and phylogenetic reassessment of the early neotheropod dinosaur Camposaurus arizonensis from the Late Triassic of North America: Palaeontology, v. 54, part 4, p. 763-772.

Foster, J. R., and Heckert, A. B., 2011, Ichthyoliths and other microvertebrate ramins from the Morrison Formation (Upper Jurassic) of northeastern Wyoming: A screen-washed samplie indicates a significant aquatic component to the fauna: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 305, p. 254-279.

Fowler, D. W., Freedman, E. A., Scannella, J. R., and Kambic, R. E., 2011, The predatory ecology of Deinonychus and the origin of flapping in birds: Public Library of Science (PLOS), One, v. 6, n. 12, 13 pp. Link to pdf

Fowler, D. W., Woodward, H. N., Freedman, E. A., Larson, P. L., and Horner, J. R., 2011, Reanalysis of "Raptorex kriegsteini": a juvenile tyrannosaurid dinosaur from Mongolia: Public Library of Science (PLOS), One, v. 6, n. 6, 7 pp. Link to pdf

Fraser, N. C., and Sues, H.-D., 2011 (for 2010), The beginning of the the 'Age of Dinosaurs': a breif overview of terrestrial biotic changes during the Triassic: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 189-200.

Gianechini, F. A., Agnolin, F. L., and Ezcurra, M. D., 2011, A reassessment of the purported venom delivery system of the bird-like raptor Sinornithosaurus: Paläontologische Zeitschrift, v. 85, p. 103-107.

Gianechini, F. A, and Apesteguia, S., 2011, Unenlagiinae revisited: dromaeosaurid theropods from South America: In: Proceedings of the Third Gondwanan Dinosaur Symposium, Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, v. 83, n. 1, 163-195. Link to pdf

Gianechini, F. A., Makovicky, P. J., and Apesteguia, S., 2011, The teeth of the unenlagiine theropod Buitreraptor from the Cretaceous of Patagonia, Argentina, and the unusual dentition of the Gondwanan dromaeosaurids: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 2, p. 279-290. Link to pdf

Gong, E., Martin, L. D., Burnham, D. A., and Falk, A. R., 2011, Evidence for a venomous Sinornithosaurus: Paläontologische Zeitschrift, v. 85, p. 109-111.

Griebeler, E. M., and Werner, J., 2011, The life cycle of sauropod dinosaurs: In: Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs, understanding the life of giants, Chapter Sixteen, edited by Klein, N., Remes, K., Gee, C. T., and Sander, P. M., Indiana University Press, p. 263-275.

Grillo, O. N., and Azevedo, S. A. K., 2010, Recovering missing data: estimating position and the size of caudal vertebrae in Staurikosaurus pricei Colbert, 1970: In: Proceedings of the Third Gondwanan Dinosaur Symposium, Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, v. 83, n. 1, 61-72.

Grillo, O. N., and Azevedo, S. A. K., 2011, Pelvic and hind limb musculature of Staurikosuaurs pricei (Dinosauria: Saurischia): In: Proceedings of the Third Gondwanan Dinosaur Symposium, Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, v. 83, n. 1, 73-98. Link to pdf

Halt, M. I., Kirk, E. C., Kamilar, J. M., and Carrano, M. T., 2011, Comment on "Nocturnality in dinosaurs inferred from Scleral Ring and orbit morphology": Science, v. 334, p. 1641-b.

Han, F., Clark, J. M., Xu, X., Sullivan, C., Choiniere, J., Hone, D. W. E., 2011, Theropod teeth from the Middle-Upper Jurassic Shishugou Formation of Northwest Xinjiang, China: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 1, p. 111-126.

Hone, D,. Tsuihiji, T., Watabe, M., and Tsogtbaatar, K., 2012, Pterosaurs as a food source for small dromaeosaurs: Palaogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 331-332, p. 27-30.

Horner, J. R., Goodwin, M. B., and Myhrvold, N., 2011, Dinosaur census reveals abundant Tyrannosaurus and rare ontogenetic stages in the Upper Cretaceous Hell Creek Formation (Maastrichtian), Montana, USA: Public Library of Science (PLOS), One, v. 6, n. 2, 9pp. Link to pdf

Hutchinson, J. R., Bates, K. T., and Allen, V., 2011, Tyrannosaurus rex redux: Tyrannosaurus tail portrayals: The Anatomical Record, v. 294, p. 756-758.

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Sauropodomorpha (Sauropoda, Prosauropoda)

Genus: Nova (14)

Angolatitan MATEUS, JACOBS, SCHULP, POLCYN, TAVARES, NETO, MORAIS & ANTUNES, 2011
Arcusaurus YATES, BONNAN & NEVELING, 2011
Atacamatitan KELLNER, RUBILAR-ROBERS, VARGAS, & SUAREZ, 2011
Demandasaurus FERANDEZ-BALDOR, CANUDO, HUERTA, MONTERO, PEREDA SUBERBIOLA & SALGADO, 2011
Drusilasaura NAVARRETE, CASAL & MARTINEZ, 2011
Jaklapallisuarus NOVAS, EZCURRA, CHATTERJEE & KUTTY, 2011
Leonerasaurus POL, GARRIDO & CERDA, 2011
Leyesaurus APALDETTI, MARTINEZ, ALCOBER & POL, 2011
Nambalia NOVAS, EZCURRA, CHATTERJEE & KUTTY, 2011
Narambuenatitan FILIPPI, GARCIA & GARRIDO, 2011
Pampadromaeus CABREIRA, SCHULTZ, BITTENCOURT, SOARES, FORTIER, SILVA & LANGER, 2011
Petrobrasaurus FLIPPI, CANUDO, SALGADO, GARRIDO, GARCIA, CERDA, & OTERO, 2011
Tapuiasaurus ZAHER, POL, CARVALHO, NASCIMENTO, RICCOMINI, LARSON, JUAREZ-VALLERI, PIRES-DOMINGUES, SILA, & CAMPOS, 2011
Traukutitan JUAREZ VALIERI & CALVO, 2011

Species: Nova (14)

Angolatitan adamastor MATEUS, JACOBS, SCHULP, POLCYN, TAVARES, NETO, MORAIS & ANTUNES, 2011
Arcusaurus pereirabdalorum YATES, BONNAN & NEVELING, 2011
Atacamatitan chilensis KELLNER, RUBILAR-ROBERS, VARGAS, & SUAREZ, 2011
Demandasaurus darwini FERANDEZ-BALDOR, CANUDO, HUERTA, MONTERO, PEREDA SUBERBIOLA & SALGADO, 2011
Drusilasaura deseadensis NAVARRETE, CASAL & MARTINEZ, 2011
Jaklapallisuarus asymmetrica NOVAS, EZCURRA, CHATTERJEE & KUTTY, 2011
Leonerasaurus taquetrensis POL, GARRIDO & CERDA, 2011
Leyesaurus marayensis APALDETTI, MARTINEZ, ALCOBER & POL, 2011
Nambalia roychowdhurii NOVAS, EZCURRA, CHATTERJEE & KUTTY, 2011
Narambuenatitan palomoi FILIPPI, GARCIA & GARRIDO, 2011
Omeisaurus jiaoi JIANG, LI, PENG & YE, 2011
Pampadromaeus barberenai CABREIRA, SCHULTZ, BITTENCOURT, SOARES, FORTIER, SILVA & LANGER, 2011
Petrobrasaurus puestohernandrezi FLIPPI, CANUDO, SALGADO, GARRIDO, GARCIA, CERDA, & OTERO, 2011
Tapuiasaurus macedoi ZAHER, POL, CARVALHO, NASCIMENTO, RICCOMINI, LARSON, JUAREZ-VALLERI, PIRES-DOMINGUES, SILA, & CAMPOS, 2011
Traukutitan eocaudata JUAREZ VALIERI & CALVO, 2011

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D'Emic, M. D., Wilson, J. F., and Williamson, T. E., 2011, A sauropod dinosaur pes from the Latest Cretaceous of North America and the validity of Alamosaurus sanjuanensis (Sauropoda, Titanosauria): Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 5, p. 1072-1079.

Dumont, M., Rorbely, A., Kostka, A., Sander, P. M., Kaysser-Pyzalla, A., 2011, Characterization of sauropod bone structure: In: Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs, understanding the life of giants, Chapter Nine, edited by Klein, N., Remes, K., Gee, C. T., and Sander, P. M., Indiana University Press, p. 150-170.

Falkingham, P. L., Bates, K. T., Margetts, L., and Manning, P. L., 2012, The 'Goldilocks' effect: preservation bias in vertebrate track assemblages: Journal of the Royal Society INterface, v. 8, p. 1142-1154.

Fernandez-Baldor, F. D., Canudo, J. I., Huerta, P., Montero, D., Pereda Suberbiola, X., and Salgado, L., 2011, Demandasaurus darwini, a new rebbachisaurid suaropod from the Early Cretaceous of the Iberian Peninsula: Acta Palaeotologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 3, p. 535-552. (Demandasaurus darwini)

Filippi, L. S., Canudo, J. I., Salgado, J. L., Garrido, A., Garcia, R., Cedra, L., and Otero, A., 2011, A new sauropod titanosaur from the Plottier Formation (Upper Cretaceous) of Patagonia (Argentina): Geologica Acta, v. 9, n. 1, p. 1-23. (Petrobrasaurus puestohernandrezi) Link to pdf

Flippi, L. S., Garcia, R. A., and Garrido, A. C., 2011, A new titanosaur sauropod dinosaur from the Upper Cretaceous of North Patagonia, Argentina: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 3, p. 505-520. (Narambuenatitan palomoi)

Foster, J. R., and Hunt-Foster, R. K., 2011, New occurrences of dinosaur skin of tow types (Sauropods? and Dinosauria indet.) from the Late Jurassic of North America (Mygatt-Moore Quarry, Morrison Formation): Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 3, p. 717-721.

Fowler, D. W., and Hall, L. E., 2011, Scratch-digging sauropods, revisited: In: 4th International Symposium on Dinosaur Eggs and Babies, Historical Biology, v. 23, n. 1, p. 27-40.

Fowler, D. W., and Sullivan, R. M., 2011, The first giant titanosaurian sauropod from the Upper Cretaceous of North America: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 4, p. 685-690. Link to pdf

Fraser, N. C., and Sues, H.-D., 2011 (for 2010), The beginning of the the 'Age of Dinosaurs': a breif overview of terrestrial biotic changes during the Triassic: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 189-200.

Gallina, P. A., 2010, Notes on the axial skeleton of the titanosaur Bonitasaura salgadoi (Dinosauria-Sauropoda): In: Proceedings of the Third Gondwanan Dinosaur Symposium, Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, v. 83, n. 1, 234-246.

Gallina, P. A., and Apesteguia, S., 2011, Cranial anatomy and phylogenetic position of the titanosaurid sauropod Bonitasaura salgadoi: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 1, p. 45-60. Link to pdf

Ganse, B., Stahn, A., Stoinski, S., Suthau, T., and Gunga, H.-C., 2011, Body mass eximation, thermoregulation, and cardiovascular physiology of large sauropods: In: Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs, understanding the life of giants, Chapter Seven, edited by Klein, N., Remes, K., Gee, C. T., and Sander, P. M., Indiana University Press, p. 105-115.

Gee, C. T., 2011, Dietary options for the sauropod dinosaurs from an integrated botanical and paleobotanical prespective: In: Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs, understanding the life of giants, Chapter Three, edited by Klein, N., Remes, K., Gee, C. T., and Sander, P. M., Indiana University Press, p. 34-56.

Gonzalez Riga, B. J., 2011, Paleobiology of South American titanosaurs: In: Paleontología y Dinosaurios en América Latina, editors Calvo, González, Riga, Porfiri and Dos Santos, p. 125-141.

Grellet-Tinner, G., Sim, C. M., Kim, D. H., Trimby, P., Higa, A., An, S. L., Oh, H. W., Kim, T., and Kardjilov, N., 2011, Description of the first lithostrotian titanosaur embryo in ovo with Neutron characterization and implications for lithostrotian Aptian migration and dispersion: Gondwana Research, v. 20, p. 621-629.

Heeren, F., 2011, Rise of the Titans: Nature, v. 475, p. 159-161.

Hohn, B., 2011, Walking with the shoulder of giants: biomechanical conditions in the tetrapod shoulder girdle as a basis for sauropod shoulder reconstruction: In: Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs, understanding the life of giants, Chapter Eleven, edited by Klein, N., Remes, K., Gee, C. T., and Sander, P. M., Indiana University Press, p. 182-196..

Hummel, J., and Clauss, M., 2011, Sauropod feeding and digestive physiology: In: Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs, understanding the life of giants, Chapter Two, edited by Klein, N., Remes, K., Gee, C. T., and Sander, P. M., Indiana University Press, p. 11-33.

Hwang, S. H., 2011, The evolution of dinosaur tooth enamel microstructure: Biological Reviews, v. 86, p. 183-216. Link to pdf

Ibiricu, L. M., Casal, G. A., Martinez, R. D., and Navarrete, C., 2011, Materiales asignables a titanosauria (Saurischia; sauropoda) de la Formacion Bajo Barreal, Cretacico Superior, Patagonia Central: Brazilian Geographical Journal: Geosciences and Humanities research Medium, Uberlandia, v. 2, n. 2, p. 337-353.

Irmis, R. B., 2011 (for 2010), Evaluating hypotheses for the early diversification of dinosaurs: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 397-426.

Irmis, R. B., Mundil, R., Martz, J. W., and Parker, W. G., 2011, High-resoution U-Pb ages from the Upper Triassic Chinle Formation (New Mexico, USA) support a diachronous rise of dinosaurs: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 309, p. 258-267.

Jacobs, L. L., Strganac, C., and Scotese, C,. 2011, Plate motions, Gondwana Dinosaurs, Noah's Arks, beached Viking Funeral Ships, Ghost Ships and Landspans: In: Proceedings of the Third Gondwanan Dinosaur Symposium, Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, v. 83, n. 1, 3-22. Link to pdf

Jasinski, S. E., Sullivan, R. M., and Lucas, S. G., 2011, Taxonomic composition of the Alamo Wash local fauna from the Upper Cretaceous Ojo Alamo Formation (Naashoibito Member), San Juan Basin, New Mexico: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 216-271.

Jiang, S., Li, F., Peng, G.-Z., and Ye, Y, 2011, A new species of Omeisaurus from the Middle Jurassic of Zigong, Sichuan: Vertebrata PalAsiatica, v. 49, n. 2, p. 185-194. (Omeisaurus jiaoi)

Jiang, X., Liu, Y.-FQ., Ji, S.-A., Xhang, X.-L., Xu, L., Jiag, S.-H., Lu, J.-C., Yuang, C.-X., and Li, M., 2011, Dinosaur-bearing strata and K/T boundary in the Luanchuan-Tantou basin of western Henan Province, China: Science China, Earth Sciences, v. 54, n. 8, p. 1149-1155.

Jiang, Y., Qian, M.-p., Chen, R., Jiang, Y.-g., Zhang, Y.-j., and Xing, G.-f., 2011, The Cretaceous dinosaur fossil strata of the Tiantai Basin, Zhejiang Province: Journal of Stratigraphy, v. 35, n. 3, p. 258-267.

Juarez Valieri, R. D., and Calvo, J. O., 2011, Revision of MUCPv 204, a Senonian tasal titanosaur from Northern Patagonia: In: Paleontología y Dinosaurios en América Latina, editors Calvo, González, Riga, Porfiri and Dos Santos, p. 143-152. (Traukutitan eocaudata) Link to pdf

Juarez Valieri, R. D., Calvo, J. O., and Rios Diaz, S. D., 2011, Sauropods crossing formations: biostratigraphical implications for patagonian faunal assemblages: In: Paleontología y Dinosaurios en América Latina, editors Calvo, González, Riga, Porfiri and Dos Santos, p. 153-160.

Kellner, A. W. A., Rubilar-Rogers, D., Vargas, A., and Suarez, M., 2011, A new titanosaur sauropod from the Atacama Desert, Chile: In: Proceedings of the Third Gondwanan Dinosaur Symposium, Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, v. 83, n. 1, 211-219. (Atacamatitan chilensis) Link to pdf

Mannion, P. D., and Upchurch, P., 2011, A re-evaluation of the 'mid-Cretaceous sauropod hiatus' and the impact of uneven sampling of the fossil record on patterns of regional dinosaur extinction: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 209, p. 529-540.

Mannion, P. D., Upchurch, P., Carrano, M. T., and Barrett, P. M., 2011, Testing the effect of the rock record on diversity: a multidisciplinary approach to elucidating the generic richness of sauropodomorph dinosaurs through time: Biological reviews, v. 86, p. 157-181. Link to pdf

Mannion, P. D., Upchurch, P, and Hutt, S., 2011, New rebbachisaurid (Dinosauria: Sauropoda) material from the Wessex Formation (Barremian, Early Cretaceous), Isle of Wight, United Kingdom: Cretaceous Research, v. 32, p. 774-780.

Martinelli, A. G., Riff, D., and Lopes, R. P., 2011, Discussion about the occurrence of the genus Aeolosaurus Powell 1987 (Dinosauria, Titanosauria) in the Upper Cretaceous of Brazil: Journal of Geoscience, v. 7, n. 1, p. 34-40. Link to pdf

Mateus, O., Jacobs, L. L., Schulp, A. S., Polcyn, M. J., Tavares, T. S., Neto, A. B., Morais, M. L., and Antunes, M. T., 2011, Angolatitan adamastor, a new sauropod dinosaur and the first record from Angola: In: Proceedings of the Third Gondwanan Dinosaur Symposium, Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, v. 83, n. 1, 221-233. (Angolatitan adamastor)

Mannon, P. D., 2011, A reassessment of Mongolosaurus haplodon Gilmore, 1933, a titanosaurian sauropod dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous of Inner Mongolia, People's Republic of China: Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, v. 9, Issue 3, p. 355-378.

Mannion, P. D., and Calvo, J. O., 2011, Anatomy of the basal titanosaur (Dinosauria, Suaropoda) Andesaurus delgadoi from the mid-Cretaceous (Albian-early Cenomanian) Rio Limay Formation, Neuquen Province, Argentina: implications of titanosaur systematics: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 163, p. 155-181.

Molnar, R. E., 2011, Sauropod (Saurischia: Dinosauria) material from the Early Cretaceous Griman Creek Formation of the Surat Basin, Queensland, Australia: Alchringa, v. 35, p. 303-307.

Molnar, R. E., 2011, New morphological informtion about Cretaceous sauropod dinosaurs from the Eromanga Basin, Queensland, Australia: Alchringa, v. 35, p. 329-339.

Navarrete, C., Casal, G., and Martinez, R., 2011, Drusilasaura deseadensis gen. et sp. nov., un nuevo titanosaurio (Dinosauria-Sauropoda), de la Formacion Bajo Barreal, Cretacico Superior del Norte de Santa Cruz, Argentina: Revisita del Brasileiro de Paleontologia, v. 14, n. 1, p. 1-14. (Drusilasaura deseadensis) Link to pdf

Novas, F. E., Ezcurra, M. D., Chatterjee, S., and Kutty, T. S., 2011 (for 2010), New dinosaur species from the Upper Triassic Upper Maleri and Lower Dharmaram formations of Central India: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 333-349. (Nambalia roychowdhurii, Jaklapallisuarus asymmetrica)

Olsen, P. E., Kent, D. V., and Whiteside, J. H., 2011 (for 2010), Implications of the Newark Supergroup-based astrochronology and geomagnetic polarity time scale (Newark-APTS) for the tempo and mode of the early diversification of the Dinosauria: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 201-229.

Otero, A., Canale, J. I., Haluza, A., and Calvo, J. O., 2011, New titanosaur with unusual haemal arches from the Upper Cretaceous of Neuquen Province, Argentina: Ameghiniana, tomo 48, 4, p. 655-661.

Paik, I. S., Kim, H. J., Lim, J D., Huh, M., and Lee, H. II., 2011, Diverse tooth marks on an adult sauropod bone from the Early Cretaceous, Korea: implications in feeding behaviour of theropod diosaurs: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 309, p. 342-346.

Perry, S. F., Breuer, T., and Pajor, N., 2011, Structure and function of the sauropod respiatory system: In: Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs, understanding the life of giants, Chapter Five, edited by Klein, N., Remes, K., Gee, C. T., and Sander, P. M., Indiana University Press, p. 83-93.

Pol, D., Garrido, A., and Cerda, I. A., 2011, A new sauropodomorph dinosaur from the Early Jurassic of Patagonia and the origin and evolution of the sauropod-type sacrum: Public Library of Science (PLOS) One, v. 6, issue 1, 24 pp. (Leonerasaurus taquetrensis) Link to pdf

Preuschoft, H., Hohn, B., Stoinski, S., and Witzel, U., 2011, Why so huge? biomechanical reasons for the acquisition of large size in sauropod and theropod dinosaurs: In: Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs, understanding the life of giants, Chapter Tweleve, edited by Klein, N., Remes, K., Gee, C. T., and Sander, P. M., Indiana University Press, p. 197-218.

Prieto-Marquez, A., and Norell, M. A., 2011, Redescription of a nearly complete skull of Plateosaurus (Dinosauria: Sauropodomorpha) form the Late Triassic of Trossingen (Germany): American Museum Novitates, n. 3727, 58pp. Link to pdf

Ramenzani, J., Hoke, G. D., Fastovksy, D. E., Bowring, S. A., Therrien, F,. Dworkin, S. I,. Atchley, S. C., and Nordt, L. C., 2011, High-precision U-Pb zircon geochronology of the Late Triassic Chinle Formation, Petrified Forest National Park (Arizona, USA): temporal constraints on the early Evolution of dinosaurs: GSA Bulletin, v. 123, n. 11/12, p. 2142-2159.

Rauhut, O. W. M., Fechner, R., Remes, K., and Reis, K., 2011, How to get big in the Mesozoic: the evolution of the sauropodomorph body plan :In: Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs, understanding the life of giants, Chapter Eight, edited by Klein, N., Remes, K., Gee, C. T., and Sander, P. M., Indiana University Press, p. 119-149.

Reisz, R. R., Evans, D. C,. Sues, H.-D., and Scott, D., 2010 (published in 2011), Embryonic skeletal anatomy of the sauropodomorph dinosaur Massospondylus from the Lower Jurassic of South Africa: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 30, n. 6, p. 1653-1665.

Rowe, T. B., Sues, H. D., and Reisz, R. R., 2011, Dispersal and diversity in the earliest North American sauropodomorph dinosaurs, with a description of a new taxon: Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B, v. 278, p. 1044-1053. (Sarahsaurus avrifontanalis) Link to pdf (Note: Orignially published on line in 2010

Saegusa, H., and Tomida, Y., 2011, Titanosauriform teeth from the Cretaceous of Japan: In: Proceedings of the Third Gondwanan Dinosaur Symposium, Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, v. 83, n. 1, 247-265. Link to pdf

Salgado, L., and Powell, J. E., 2010 (published in 2011), Reassessment of the vertebral laminae in some South American Titanosaurian sauropods: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 30, n. 6, p. 1860-1772.

Sander, P. M., Christian, A., Clauss, M., Fechner, R., Gee, C. T., Greibeler, E.-M., Gunga, N.-C., Hummel, J., Mallions, H., Perry, S. F., Preuschoft, H., Rauhut, O. W. M., Remes, K., Tutken, T., Wings, O., and Witzel, U., 2011, Biology of the sauropod dinosaurs: the evolution of gigantism: Biology Reviews, v. 86, p. 117-155. Link to pdf

Schoch, R. R., 2011, Tracing Seemann's dinosaur excavation in the Upper Triassic of Trossingen: his field notes and the present status of the material: Palaeodiversity, v. 4, p. 245-282.

Sekiya, T., 2011, Re-examination of Chuanjiesaurus anaensis (Dinosauria: Sauropoda) from the Middle Jurassic Chuanjie Formation, Lufeng County, Yunan Province, Southwest China: Memoir of the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum, v. 10, p. 1-54. Link to pdf

Senter, P., 2011, Evidence for a sauropod-like metacarpal configuration in ankylosaurian dinosaurs: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 1, p. 221-224. Link to pdf

Siegwarth, J. D,. Smith, c. N,. and Redman, P. D., 2011, An alternative sauropod physiology and cardiovascular system that eliminates high blood pressures: Lethia, v. 44, p. 46-57. Link to pdf

Stoinski, S., Suthau, T., and Gunga, H.-C., 2011, Reconstructing body volume and surface area of dinosaus using laser scanning and photogrammetry: In: Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs, understanding the life of giants, Chapter Six, edited by Klein, N., Remes, K., Gee, C. T., and Sander, P. M., Indiana University Press, p. 94-104.

Sullivan, R. M., and Lucas, S. G., 2011, Charles Hazelius Sternberg and his San Juan Basin Cretaceous dinosaur collections: correspondence and photographs (1920-1925): In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 429-471.

Taylor, M. P., Wedel, M. J., and Cifelli, R. L., 2011, A new sauropod dinosaur from the Lower Cretaceous Cedar Mountain Formation, Utah, USA: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 1, p. 75-98. (Brontomerus mcintoshi) Link to pdf

Tütken, T., 2011, The diet of sauropod dinosaurs: implications for Carbon Isotope analysis on teeth, bones, and plants: In: Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs, understanding the life of giants, Chapter Four, edited by Klein, N., Remes, K., Gee, C. T., and Sander, P. M., Indiana University Press, p. 57-79.

Varricchio, D. J., 2011, A distinct dinosaur life history? In: 4th International Symposium on Dinosaur Eggs and Babies, Historical Biology, v. 23, n. 1, p. 91-107.

Whitlock, J. A., 2011, A phylogenetic analysis of Diplodocoidea (Saurischia: Sauropoda): Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 161, p. 872-915.

Whitlock, J. A., 2011, Re-evaluation of Australodocus bohetii, a putative diplodocoid sauropod from the Tendaguru Formation of Tanzania, with comment on Late Jurassic sauropod faunal diversity and palaeoecology: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 309, p. 333-341.

Whitlock, J. A., 2011, Inferences of diplodocoid (Sauropoda: Dinosauria) feeding behavior from snout shape and microwear analysis: Public Library of Science (PLOS) One, v. 6, issue 4, 20 pp. Link to pdf

Whitlock, J. A., D'Emic, M. D., and Wilson, J. A., 2011, Cretaceous diplodocids in Asia? re-evaluating the phylogentic affinities of a fragmentary specimen: Palaeontology, v. 54, part 2, p. 351-364.

Wilson, J. A., 2011, Anatomical terminology for the sacrum of sauropod dinosaurs: Contributions for the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan, v. 32, n. 5, p. 55-69.

Wilson, J. A., Barrett, P. M., and Carrano, M. T., 2011, An associated partial skeleton of Jainosaurus cf. septentrionalis (Dinosauria: Sauropoda) from the Late Cretaceous of Chhota Simla, Central India: Palaeontology, v. 54, part 5, p. 981-998.

Wilson, J. A., D'Emic, M. D,. Ikejiri, T., Moacdieh, E. M., and Whitlock, W. A., 2011, A nomenclature for vertebral fossae in sauropods and other saurischian Dinosaurs: Public Library of Science (PLOS) One, v. 6, issue 2, 19 pp. Link to pdf

Wings, O., Schwarz-Wings, D., and Fowle,r D. W., 2011, New sauropod material from teh Late Jurassic part of the Shishugou Formation (Junggar Basin, Xinjiang, NW China): Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, v. 259, n. 2, p. 197-206.

Witzel, U., Mannhardt, J., Goessling, R., Micheli, P. de, and Preuscoft, H., 2011, Finite element analyses and virtual syntheses of biological structures and thier application to sauropod skull: In: Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs, understanding the life of giants, Chapter Ten, edited by Klein, N., Remes, K., Gee, C. T., and Sander, P. M., Indiana University Press, p. 171-181.

Yates, A. M., Bonnan, M. F., and Neveling, J., 2011, A new basal sauropodomorph dinosaur from the Early Jurassic of South Africa: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 3, p. 610-625. (Arcusaurus pereirabdalorum)

Zaher, H., Pol, D., Carvalho, A. B., Nascimento, P. M., Riccomini, C., Larson, P., Jauarez-Valieri, R., Pires-Domingues, R., Jorge da Silva Jr., N., Campos, D. de, A., 2011, A complete skull of an Early Cretaceous sauropod and the evolution of advanced titanosaurians: Public Library of Science (PLOS) One, v. 6, issue 2, 10 pp. (Tapuiasaurus macedoi) Link to pdf

Ornithischia

Genus: Nova (17)

Acristavus GATES, HORNER, HANNA & NELSON, 2011
Amtocephale WATABE, TSOGTBAATAR & SULLIVAN, 2011
Darwinsaurus PAUL, 2011
Delapparentia RUIZ-OMENANCA, 2011
Haya MAKOVICKY, KILBOURNE, SADLIER & NORELL, 2011
Huaxiaosaurus ZHAO, WANG & LI, 2011
Huxleysaurus PAUL, 2011
Manidens POL, RAUHUT & BECERRA, 2011
Mantellodon PAUL, 2011
Osmakasaurus McDONALD, 2011
Ratchasimasaurus SHIBATA, JINTASAKUL & AZUMA, 2011
Siamodon BUFFETAUT & SUTEETHORN, 2011
Spinops FARKE, RYAN, BARRETT, TANKE, BRAMAN, LOEWEN & GRAHM, 2011
Titanoceratops LONGRICH 2011
Uteodon McDONALD, 2011
Willinakaqe JUAREZ VALIERI, HARO, FIORELLI & CALVO, 2011
Xuwulong YOU, LI & LIU, 2011

Species: Nova (16)

Acristavus gagslarsoni GATES, HORNER, HANNA & NELSON, 2011
Amtocephale gobiensis WATABE, TSOGTBAATAR & SULLIVAN, 2011
Darwinsaurus evolutionis PAUL, 2011
Delapparentia turolensis RUIZ-OMENANCA, 2011
Haya griva MAKOVICKY, KILBOURNE, SADLIER & NORELL, 2011
Huaxiaosaurus aigahtens ZHAO, WANG & LI, 2011
Manidens condorensis POL, RAUHUT & BECERRA, 2011
Mantellodon carpenteri PAUL, 2011
Ratchasimasaurus suranareae SHIBATA, JINTASAKUL & AZUMA, 2011
Siamodon nimngami BUFFETAUT & SUTEETHORN, 2011
Spinops sternbergorum FARKE, RYAN, BARRETT, TANKE, BRAMAN, LOEWEN & GRAHM, 2011
Stegoceras novomexicanum JASINSKI & SULLIVAN, 2011
Thescelosaurus assiniboiensis BROWN, BOYD & RUSSELL, 2011
Titanoceratops ouranos LONGRICH, 2011
Willinakaqe salitralensis JUAREZ VALIERI, HARO, FIORELLI & CALVO, 2011
Xuwulong yueluni YOU, LI & LIU, 2011

Synonomy: Nova (5)

Barilium dawsoni (LYDEKKER, 1888) NORMAN, 2010
= Kukufeldia tilgatensis McDONALD, BARRETT & CHAPMAN, 2010
= Sellacoxa pauli CARPENTER & ISHIDA, 2010
Chasmosaurus belli (LAMBE, 1902) LAMBE, 1914
= Monoclonius belli
LAMBE, 1902
= Ceratops belli
(LAMBE, 1902) HATCHER vide STANTON & HATCHER, 1905
= Protorosaurus belli
(LAMBE, 1902) LAMBE, 1914
= Chasmosaurus brevirostris
LULL, 1933
= Eoceratops canadensis (LAMBE, 1902) LAMBE, 1915
= Monoclonius canadensis LAMBE, 1902
= Ceratops canadensis (LAMBE, 1902) HATCHER vide STANTON & HATCHER, 1905
= Chasmosaurus canadensis (LAMBE, 1902) LEHMAN, 1990
= Chasmosaurus kaiseni? BROWN, 1933
Chasmosaurus russelli STERNBEG, 1940
= Mojoceratops perifania LONGRICH, 2010

Huxleysaurus hollingtoniensis (LYDEKKER, 1889) PAUL, 2011
= Iguanodon hollingtoniesis LYDEKKER, 1889
Osmakasaurus depressus (GILMORE, 1909) McDONALD, 2011
= Camptosaurus depressus GILMORE, 1909
Uteodon aphanoecetes (CARPENTER & WILSON, 2008) McDONALD, 2011
= Camptosaurus aphanoecetes CARPENTER & WILSON, 2008

Barrett, P. M., Butler, R. J., and Nesbitt, S. J., 2011 (for 2010), The roles of herbivory and omnivory in early dinosaur evolution: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 383-396.

Barrett, P. M., Butler, R. J., Twitchett, R. J., and Hutt, S., 2011, New material of Valdosaurus canaliculatus (Ornithischia: Ornithopoda) from the Lower Cretaceous of southern England: In: Studies of fossil tetrapods, edited by Barret, P. M., and Milner, A. R., Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 86, p. 131-163.

Bell, P. R., 2011, Cranial osteology and ontogeny of Saurolophus angustirostris from the Late Cretaceous of Mongolia with comments on Saurolophus osborni from Canada. Acta Palaetonologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 4, p. 703-722. Link to pdf

Bittencourt, J. S., and Langer, M. C., 2011, Mesozoic dinosaurs from Brazil and thier biogeographic implications: In: Proceedings of the Third Gondwanan Dinosaur Symposium, Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, v. 83, n. 1, 23-60. Link to pdf

Boyd, C. A., Cleland, T. P., and Nova,s F., 2011, Osteogensis, homology, and function of the intercostal plates in ornithischian dinosaurs (Tetrapoda, Sauropsida): Zoomorphology, v. 130, p. 305-313.

Brink, K. S., Zelenitsky, D. K., Evans, D. C., Therrien, F., and Horner, J. R., 2011, A sub-adult skull of Hypacrosaurus stebingeri (Ornithischia: Lambeosaurine): anatomy and comparson: In: 4th International Symposium on Dinosaur Eggs and Babies, Historical Biology, v. 23, n. 1, p. 63-72.

Brown, C. M., Boyd, C. A., and Russell, A. P., 2011, A new basal ornithopod dinosaur (Frenchman Formation, Saskatchewan, Canada), and implications for late Maastrichtian ornithischian diversity in North America: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 163, p. 1157-1198. (Thescelosaurus assiniboiensis)

Buffetaut, E., and Suteethorn, V., 2011, A new iguanodontian dinosaur from the Khok Kruat Formation (Early Cretaceous, Aptian) of northeastern Thailand: Annales de Paleontologie, v. 97, p. 51-62. (Siamodon nimngami)

Butler, R. J., Liyoung, J., Jun, C., and Godefroit, P., 2011, The postcranial osteology and phylogenetic position of the small ornithischian dinosaur Changchunsaurus parvus from the Quantou Formation (Cretaceous: Aptian-Cenomanian) of Jilin Province, North-Eastern China: Palaeontology, v. 54, part 3, p. 667-683.

Campione, N. E., and Evans, D. C., 2011, Cranial growth and variation in Edmontosaurs (Dinosauria: Hadrosauridae): implications for Latest Cretaceous megaherbivore diversity in North America: Public Library of Science (PLOS) One, v. 6, issue 9, 12 pp. Link to pdf

Erickson, G. M., and Druckenmiller, P. S., 2011, Longevity and growth rate estimates for a polar dinosaur: a Pachyrhinosaurus (Dinosauria: Neoceratopsia) speciman from the north Slope of Alasha showoing a complete developmental record: Historical Biology, 1First article, p. 1-8.

Erickson, G. M., and Druckenmiller, P. S., 2011, Longevity and growth rate estimates for a polar dinosaur: a Pachyrhinosaurus (Dinosauria: Neoceratopsia) speciman from the north Slope of Alasha showoing a complete developmental record: Historical Biology, v. 23, n. 4, p. 327-334.

Evans, D. C., Brown, C. M., Ryan, M. J., and Tsogtbaatar, K., 2011, Cranial ornamentation and ontogenetic status of Homalocephale calathocercos (Ornithischia: Pachycephalosauria) from the Nemegt Formation, Mongolia: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 1, p. 84-92.

Falkingham, P. L., Bates, K. T., Margetts, L., and Manning, P. L., 2012, The 'Goldilocks' effect: preservation bias in vertebrate track assemblages: Journal of the Royal Society INterface, v. 8, p. 1142-1154.

Farke, A. A., 2011, Anatomy and taxonomic status of the Chasmosaurine ceratopsid Nedoceratops hatcheri from the Upper Cretaceous Lance Formation of Wyoming, U.S.A.: Public Library of Science (PLOS) One, v. 6, issue 1, 9 pp. Link to pdf

Farke, A. A., Ryan, M. J., Barrett, P. M., Tanke, D. H., Braman, D. R., Loewen, M. A., and Grahm, M. R., 2011, A new centrosaurine from the Late Cretaceous of Alberta, Canada, and the evolution of parietal ornamentation in horned dinosaurs: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 4, p. 691-702. (Spinops sternbergorum) Link to pdf

Fiorillo, A. R., 2011, Microwear patterns on the teeth of northern high latitude hadrosaurs with comments on micowear patterns in hadrosaurs as a function of latitude and seasonal ecological constraints: Palaeontologica Electronica, v. 14, issue 3, 20A, 7 pp. Link to pdf

Fastovsky, D. E., Weishampel, D. B., Watabe, M., Barsbold, R., Tsogtbaatar, K., and Narmandakh, P., 2011, A nest of Protoceratops andrewsi (Dinosauria, Ornithischia): Journal of Paleontology, v. 85, n. 6: p. 1035-1041.

Fujiwara, S.-I., and Takakuwa, Y., 2011, A sub-adult growth stage indicated in the degree of suture co-ossification in Triceratops: Bulletion of the Gunma Musuem of Natural History, v. 15, p. 1-17. Link to pdf

Foster, J. R., and Heckert, A. B., 2011, Ichthyoliths and other microvertebrate ramins from the Morrison Formation (Upper Jurassic) of northeastern Wyoming: A screen-washed samplie indicates a significant aquatic component to the fauna: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 305, p. 254-279.

Gates, T. A., Horner, J. R., Hanna, R. R., and Nelson, C. R., 2011, New unadorned hadrosaurine hadrosaurid (Dinosauria, Ornithopoda) from the Campanian of North America: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 4, p. 798-811. (Acristavus gagslarsoni)

Godefroit, P., Lauters, P., van Itterbeeck, J., Bolotsky, Y. L., Dong, Z., Jin, L., Wu, W., Bolotsky, I. Y., Hai, S., and Yu, T., 2011, Recent advances on study of hadrosaurid dinosaurs in Helongjiang (Amur) River area between China and Russia: Global Geology, v. 14, p. 160-191.

Hwang, S. H., 2011, The evolution of dinosaur tooth enamel microstructure: Biological Reviews, v. 86, p. 183-216. Link to pdf

Irmis, R. B., 2011 (for 2010), Evaluating hypotheses for the early diversification of dinosaurs: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 397-426.

Irmis, R. B., Mundil, R., Martz, J. W., and Parker, W. G., 2011, High-resoution U-Pb ages from the Upper Triassic Chinle Formation (New Mexico, USA) support a diachronous rise of dinosaurs: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 309, p. 258-267.

Jacobs, L. L., Strganac, C., and Scotese, C,. 2011, Plate motions, Gondwana Dinosaurs, Noah's Arks, beached Viking Funeral Ships, Ghost Ships and Landspans: In: Proceedings of the Third Gondwanan Dinosaur Symposium, Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, v. 83, n. 1, 3-22. Link to pdf

Jasinski, S. E., and Sullivan, R. M., 2011, Re-evaluation of pachycephalosaurids from the Fruitland-Kirtland transition (Kirtlandian, Late Campanian), San Juan Basin, New Mexico, with a description of a new species of Stegoceras and a reassessment of Texacephale langstoni: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 202-215. (Stegoceras novomexicanum)

Jasinski, S. E., Sullivan, R. M., and Lucas, S. G., 2011, Taxonomic composition of the Alamo Wash local fauna from the Upper Cretaceous Ojo Alamo Formation (Naashoibito Member), San Juan Basin, New Mexico: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 216-271.

Ji, Y., Wang, X., Liu, Y., and Ji, Q., 2011, Systematics, behavior and living environment of Shantungosaurus giganteus (Dinosauria: Hadrosauridae): Acta Geological Sinica, v. 85, n. 1, p. 58-65.

Jiang, Y., Qian, M.-p., Chen, R., Jiang, Y.-g., Zhang, Y.-j., and Xing, G.-f., 2011, The Cretaceous dinosaur fossil strata of the Tiantai Basin, Zhejiang Province: Journal of Stratigraphy, v. 35, n. 3, p. 258-267.

Lee, Y.-N., Ryan, M. J., and Kobayashi, Y., 2011, The first ceratopsian dinosaur from South Korea: Naturwissenschafte, v. 98, p. 39-49. (published on line in 2009). (Koreaceratops hwaseongensis)

Longrich, N. R., 2011, Titanoceratops ouranos, a giant horned dinosaur from the late Campanian of New Mexico: Cretaceous Research, v. 32, p. 264-276. (Titanoceratops ouranos)

Lyson, T. R., and Longrich, N. R., 2011, Spatial niche partitioning in dinosaurs from the latest cretaceous (Maastrichtian) of North America: Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B, n. 278, p. 1158-1164.

Maidment, S. C. R., and Barrett, P. M., 2011, A new specimen of Chasmosaurus belli (Ornithischia: Ceratopsidae), a revision of the genus, and the utility of postcrania in the taxonomy and systematics of ceratopsid dinosaur: Zootaxa, n. 2963, 47 pp. (Chasmosaurus belli = Monoclonius belli, = Ceratops belli, = Protorosaurus belli, = Chasmosaurus brevirostris, = Eoceratops canadensis, = Monoclonius canadensis, = Ceratops canadensis, = Chasmosaurus canadensis, = Chasmosaurus kaiseni?, Chasmosaurus russelli = Mojoceratops perifania)

Makovicky, P. J., Kilbourne, B. M., Sadleir, R. W., and Norell, M. A., 2011, A new basal ornithopod (Dinosauria, Ornithischia) from the Late Cretaceous of Mongolia: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 3, p. 626-640. (Haya griva)

Mallon, J. C., Holmes, R., Eberth, D. A., Ryan, M. J., and Andeerson, J. S., 2011, Variation in the skull of Anchiceratops (Dinosauria, Ceratopsidae) from the Horseshoe Canyon Formation (Upper Cretaceous) of Alberta: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 5, p. 1047-1071.

McDonald, M. T., 2011, The taxonomy of species assigned to Camptosaurus (Dinosauria: Ornithopoda): Zootaxa, n. 2783, p. 52-68. (Osmakasaurus depressus = Camptosaurus depressus, Uteodon aphanoecetes = Camptosaurus aphanoecetes)

McDonald, M. T., 2011, A subadult specimen of Rubeosaurus ovatus (Dinosauria: Ceratopsidae), with observations on other ceratopsids from the Two Medicine Formation: Public Library of Science (PLOS) One, v. 6, issue 8, 12 pp. Link to pdf

Naish, D., and Sweetman, S. C., 2011, A tiny maniraptoran dinosaur in the Lower Cretaceous Hastings Group: evidence from a new vertebrate-bearing locality in south-east England: Cretaceous Research, v. 32, p. 464-471.

Niedzwiedzki, G., Singer, T., Gierlinski, G. D., and Lockley, M. G., 2011, A protoceratopsid skeleton with an associated track from the Upper Cretaceous of Mongolia: Cretaceous Research, v. 33, p. 7-10.

Norman, D. B., 2011, On the osteology of the Lower Wealden (Valanginian) ornithopd Barilium dawsoni (Iguanodontia: Styracosterna): In: Studies of fossil tetrapods, edited by Barret, P. M., and Milner, A. R., Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 86, p. 165-194. (Barilium dawsoni = Kukufeldia tilgatensis, = Sellacoxa pauli)

Norman, D. B., Crompton, A. W., Butler, R. J., Porro, L. B., and Charig, A. J., 2011, The Lower Jurassic ornithischian dinosaur Heterodontosaurus tucki Crompton & Charig, 1962: cranial anatomy, functional morphology, taxonomy, and relationships: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 163, p. 182-276.

Ohashi, T., 2011, An ornithischian dinosaur tooth from the Lower Cretaceous Okurodani Formation (Tetori Group), Japan: Paleontological Research, v. 15, n. 3, p. 185-188.

Olsen, P. E., Kent, D. V., and Whiteside, J. H., 2011 (for 2010), Implications of the Newark Supergroup-based astrochronology and geomagnetic polarity time scale (Newark-APTS) for the tempo and mode of the early diversification of the Dinosauria: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 201-229.

Paul, G. S., 2011, Notes on the rising diversity of Iguandont taxa, and Iguanodonts named after Darwin, Huxley, and evolutionary Science: Actas de V Jornadas Internacionales sobre Paleontologia de Dinosauriosy su Entorno, Salas de los Infantes, Burgos, p. 123-133. (Huxleysaurus hollingtoniensis = Iguanodon hollingtoniesis, Darwinsaurus evolutionis, Mantellodon carpenteri)

Pereda-Suberbiola, X., Ruiz-Omenaca, J. I., Fernandez-Baldor, F. T., Maisch, M. W., Huerta, P., Contreras, R., Izquierdo, L. A., Huerta, D. M., Montero, V. U., and Welle, J., 2011, A tall-spined ornithopod dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous of Salas de los Infantes (Burgos, Spain): Comptes Rendus Palevol, v. 10, p. 551-558.

Pol, D., Rauhut, O. W. M., and Becerra, M., 2011, A Middle Jurassic heterodontosaurid dinosaur from Patagonia and the evolution of heterodontosaurids: Naturwissenschaften, v. 98, p. 369-379. (Manidens condorensis)

Porras-Muzquiz, H. G., and Lehman, T. M., 2011, A ceratopsian horncore from the Olmos Formation (Early Maastrichtian) near Muzquiz, Mexico: Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geologicas, v. 28, n. 2, p. 262-266. Link to pdf

Porro, L. B., Butler, R. J., Barrett, P. M., Moore-Fay, S., and Abel, R. L., 2011 (for 2010), New heterodontosaurid specimens from the Lower Jurassic of Southern Africa and the early ornithischian dinosaur radiation: Earth and Enviromental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 351-366.

Prieto-Marquez, A., 2011, Revised diagnoses of Hadrosaurus foulkii Leidy, 1858 (the type genus and species of Hadrosauridae Cope, 1969) and Claosaurus agilis Marsh, 1872 (Dinosauria: Ornithopoda) from the Late Cretaceous of North America: Zootaxa, n. 2765, p. 61-68.

Prieto-Marquez, A., 2011, A reapprisal of Barsboldia sicinskii (Dinosauria: Hadrosauridae) from the Late Cretaceous of Mongolia: Journal of Paleontology, v. 85, n. 3, p. 468-477.

Prieto-Marquez, A., 2011, Cranial and appendicular ontogeny of Bactrosaurus johnsoni, a hadrosauroid dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of Northern China: Palaeontology, v. 54, part 4,p. 773-792.

Scannella, J. B., and Horner, J. R., 2011, 'Neodoceratops': an example of a transitional morphology: Public Library of Science (PLOS) One, v. 6, issue 12, 9 pp. Link to pdf

Shibata, M., Jintasakul, P., and Azuma, Y., 2011, A new iguanodontian dinosaur from the Lower Cretaceous Khok Kruat Formation, Nakhon Ratchasimain Northeastern Thailand; Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition), v. 85, n. 5, p. 969-976. (Ratchasimasaurus suranareae)

Stoinski, S., Suthau, T., and Gunga, H.-C., 2011, Reconstructing body volume and surface area of dinosaus using laser scanning and photogrammetry: In: Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs, understanding the life of giants, Chapter Six, edited by Klein, N., Remes, K., Gee, C. T., and Sander, P. M., Indiana University Press, p. 94-104.

Taylor, M. P., Wedel, M. J., and Cifelli, R. L., 2011, A new sauropod dinosaur from the Lower Cretaceous Cedar Mountain Formation, Utah, USA: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 1, p. 75-98. Link to pdf

Juarez Valieri, R. D., Haro, J. A., Fiorelli, L. E., and Calvo, J. O., 2011, A new hadrosaurid (Dinosauria: Ornithopoda) from the Allen Formation (Late Cretaceous) of Patagonia, Argentina: Revista de la Museo de Argentina Ciencias, Natural, n. s., v. 12, n. 2, p. 217-231. (Willinakaqe salitralensis) Link to pdf

Ruiz-Omenaca, J. I., 2011, Delapparentia turolensis nov. gen et sp., un nuevo dinosaurio iguanodontoideo (Ornithischia: Ornithopoda) en el Cretacico Inferior de Galve: Estudios Geologicos, v. 67, n. 1, p. 1-29. (Delapparentia turolensis) Link to pdf

Saneyoshi, M., Watabe, M., Suzuki, S., and Tsogtbaatar, K., 2011, Trace fossils on dinosaur bones from Upper Cretaceous eolian deposits in Mongolia: Taphonomic interpretation of paleoecosystems in ancient desert environments: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 311, p. 38-47.

Schott, R. K., Evans, D. C., Goodwin, M. B., Horner, J. R., Brown, C. M,. and Longrich, N. R., 2011, Cranial ontogeny in Stegoceras validum (Dinosauria: Pachycephalosauria): a quantitaive model of Pachycephalosaur dome growth and variation: Public Library of Science (PLOS) One, v. 6, issue 6, 25 pp. Link to pdf

Schweitzer, M. H., 2011, Soft tissue preservation in terrestrial Mesozoic vertebrates: Annual reveiw of Earth and Planetary Sciences, v. 39, p. 187-216.

Snively, E., and Theodor, J. M., 2011, Common functional correlates of head-strike behavior in the Pachycephalosaur Stegoceras validum (Ornithischia, Dinosauria) and combative artiodactyls: Public Library of Science (PLOS) One, v. 6, issue 6, 26 pp. Link to pdf

Sullivan, R. M., Jasinski, S. E., Guenther, M., and Lucas, S. G., 2011, The first lambeosaurin (Dinosauria, Hadrosauridae, Lambeosaurinae) from the Upper Cretaceous Ojo Alamo Formation (Naashoibito Member), San Juan Basin, New Mexico: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 405-417.

Sullivan, R. M., and Lucas, S. G., 2011, Charles Hazelius Sternberg and his San Juan Basin Cretaceous dinosaur collections: correspondence and photographs (1920-1925): In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 429-471.

Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Jasinski, S. E., 2011, The humerus of a hatchling lambeosaurine (Dinosauria: Hadrosauridae) referable to cf. Parasaurolophus tubicen from the Upper Cretaceous Kirtland Formation (De-na-zin member), San Juan Basin, New Mexico: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 472-474.

Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., Jasinski, S. E., and Tanke, D. H., 2011, An unusual sacral neural spine osteopathy of a chasmosaurine (Dinosauria: Ceratopsidae) from the Upper Cretaceous Kirtland Formation (Hunter Wash Member), San Juan Basin, New Mexico: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 484-488.

Varricchio, D. J., 2011, A distinct dinosaur life history? In: 4th International Symposium on Dinosaur Eggs and Babies, Historical Biology, v. 23, n. 1, p. 91-107.

Wang, X., Pan, R., Butler, R. J., and Barrett, P. M., 2011 (for 2010), The postcranial skeleton of the iguanodontian ornithopod Jinzhousaurus yangi from the Lower Cretaceous Yixian Formation of Western Liaoning, China: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 135-159.

Watabe, M., Tsgotbaatar, K., and Sullivan, R. M., 2011, A new pachycephalosaurid from the Baynshire Formation (Cenomanian-Late Santonian), Gobi Desert, Mongolia: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 489-497. (Amtocephale gobiensis)

Witzmann, F., Claeson, K. M., Hampe, O., Wieder, F., Hilger, A., Manke, I., Niederhagen, M., Rothschild, B. M., and Asbach, P., 2011, Paget disease of bone in a Jurassic Dinosaur: Current Biology, v. 21, n. 17, p. R647-R648. Link to pdf

Woodruff, D. C., and Varricchio, D. J., 2011, Experimental modeling of a possible Oryctodromeus cubicularis (Dinosauria) burrow: PalAios, v. 26, p. 140-151.

Woodward, H. N., Rich, T. H., Chinsamy, A,. and Vickers-Rich, P., 2011, Growth dynamics of Australia's Polar Dinosaurs: Public Library of Science (PLOS) One, v. 6, issue 8, 5 pp. Link to pdf

You, H., Li., D., and Liu, W., 2011, A new hadrosauriform dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous of Gansu Province, China: Acta Geologica Sinica, v. 85, n. 1, p. 51-57. (Xuwulong yueluni)

Zhao, X.-J., Wang, K.-B., and Li, D.-J, 2011, Huaxiaosaurus giant hadrosaurid of Shandong: Geological Bulletin of China, v. 30, n. 11, p. 30-11. (Huaxiaosaurus aigahtens)

Zheng, R,. Farke, A. A., and Kim, G.-S., 2011, A photographic atlas of the pes from a hadrosaurine hadrosaurid dinosaur: PalArch's Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology, v. 8, n. 7, 12pp.

Armored dinosaurs

Genus: Nova (2)

Ahshisleplta BURNS & SULLIVAN, 2011
Propanoplosaurus STANFORD, WEISHAMPEL & DELEON, 2011

Species: Nova (2)

Ahshisleplta minor BURNS & SULLIVAN, 2011
Propanoplosaurus marylandicus STANFORD, WEISHAMPEL & DELEON, 2011

Arbour, V. M., Burns, M. E., and Currie, P. J., 2011, A review of pelvic shield morphology in ankylosaurs (Dinosauria: Ornithischia): Journal of Paleontology, v. 85, n. 2, p. 298-302.

Arbour, V. M., and Currie, P. J., 2011, Tail and pelvis pathologies of ankylosaurian dinosaurs: Historical Biology, v. 23, n. 4, p. 375-390.

Barden, H. E., and Maidment, S. C. R., 2011, Evidence for sexual dimorphism in the stegosuarian dinosaur Kentrosaurus aethiopicus from the Upper Jurassic of Tanzania: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 3, p. 641-651.

Burns, M. E., Currie, P. J., Sissons, R. L., and Arbour, V. M., 2011, Juvenile specimens of Pinacosaurus grangeri Gilmore, 1933 (Ornithischia: ankylosauria) from the Late Cretaceous of China, with comments on the specific taxonomy of Pinacosaurus: Cretaceous Research, v. 32, p. 174-186.

Burns, M. E, and Sullivan, R. M., 2011, A new ankylosaurid from the Upper Cretaceous Kirtland Formation, San Juan Basin, with comments on the diversity of ankylosaurids in New Mexico: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 169-178. (Ahshisleplta minor).

Burns, M. E., and Sullivan, R. M., 2011, The tall club of Nodocephalosaurus kirtlandensis (Dinosauria: Ankylosauridae), with a review of ankylosaurid tail club morphology and homology: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 179-186.

Carpenter, K., 2011, Comments on Stegosaurus Marsh, 1877 (Dinosauria, Ornithischia): proposed replacement of the type species with Stegosaurus stenops Marsh, 1877: Bulletin of the Zoological Nomenclature, v. 68, n. 3, p. 214-215.

Carpenter, K., Hayashi, S., Kobayashi, Y., Maryanska, T., Barsbold, R., Sato, K., and Obata, I., 2011, Saichania chulsanensis (Ornithischia, Ankylosauridae) from the Upper Cretaceous of Mongolia: Palaeontographica, Abt. A., v. 294, issues 1-3, p. 1-61.

Currie, P. J., Badamgarav, D., Koppelhus, E. B., Sissons, R., and Vickaryous, M. K., 2011, Hands, feet, and behaviour in Pinacosaurus (Dinosauria: Ankylosuaridae): Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 3, p. 489-504.

Demirjian, V., 2011, Comments on Stegosaurus Marsh, 1877 (Dinosauria, Ornithischia): proposed replacement of the type species with Stegosaurus stenops Marsh, 1877: Bulletin of the Zoological Nomenclature, v. 68, n. 3, p. 215-217.

Galton, P. M., 2011, Case 3536, Stegosaurus Marsh, 1877 (Dinosauria, Ornithischia): proposed replacement of the type species with Stegosaurus stenops MARSH, 1887: Bulleting of Zoological Nomenclature, v. 68, n. 2, p. 1-7.

Hwang, S. H., 2011, The evolution of dinosaur tooth enamel microstructure: Biological Reviews, v. 86, p. 183-216. Link to pdf

Jasinski, S. E., Sullivan, R. M., and Lucas, S. G., 2011, Taxonomic composition of the Alamo Wash local fauna from the Upper Cretaceous Ojo Alamo Formation (Naashoibito Member), San Juan Basin, New Mexico: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 216-271.

Jiang, Y., Qian, M.-p., Chen, R., Jiang, Y.-g., Zhang, Y.-j., and Xing, G.-f., 2011, The Cretaceous dinosaur fossil strata of the Tiantai Basin, Zhejiang Province: Journal of Stratigraphy, v. 35, n. 3, p. 258-267.

Maidment, S. C. R., 2011, Comments on Stegosaurus Marsh, 1877 (Dinosauria, Ornithischia): proposed replacement of the type species with Stegosaurus stenops Marsh, 1877: Bulletin of the Zoological Nomenclature, v. 68, n. 3, p. 213-214.

Mallison, H., 2011, Defense capabilities of Kentrosaurus aethiopicus Henning, 1915: Palaeontologia Electronica, v. 14, issue 2, 25pp. Link to pdf

Mallison, H., 2011, The real lectotype of Kentrosaurus aethiopicus Henning, 1915: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, v. 259, n. 2, p. 197-206.

Miyashita, T., Arbour, V. M,. Witmer, L. M,. and Currie, P. J., 2011, The internal cranial morphology of an armoured dinosaur Euoplocephalus corrobrated by X-ray computed tomographic reconstruction: Journal of Anatomy, v. 219, p. 661-675.

Naish, D., and Sweetman, S. C., 2011, A tiny maniraptoran dinosaur in the Lower Cretaceous Hastings Group: evidence from a new vertebrate-bearing locality in south-east England: Cretaceous Research, v. 32, p. 464-471.

Rivera-Sylva, H. E., Carpenter, K., and Aranda-Manteca, F. J., 2011, Late Cretaceous Nodosaurids (Ankylosauria: Ornithischia) from Mexico: Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geologicas, v. 28, n. 3, p. 271-278.

Saneyoshi, M., Watabe, M., Suzuki, S., and Tsogtbaatar, K., 2011, Trace fossils on dinosaur bones from Upper Cretaceous eolian deposits in Mongolia: Taphonomic interpretation of paleoecosystems in ancient desert environments: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 311, p. 38-47.

Senter, P., 2011, Evidence for a sauropod-like metacarpal configuration in ankylosaurian dinosaurs: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 1, p. 221-224. Link to pdf

Stanford, R., Weishampel, D. B., and Deleon, V. B., 2011, The first hatchling dinosaur reported from the eastern United States: Propanoplosaurus marylandicus (Dinosauria: ankylosauria) from the Early Cretaceous of Maryland, U.S.A.: Journal of Paleontology, v. 85, n. 5, p. 916-924. (Propanoplosaurus marylandicus)

Stoinski, S., Suthau, T., and Gunga, H.-C., 2011, Reconstructing body volume and surface area of dinosaus using laser scanning and photogrammetry: In: Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs, understanding the life of giants, Chapter Six, edited by Klein, N., Remes, K., Gee, C. T., and Sander, P. M., Indiana University Press, p. 94-104.

Varricchio, D. J., 2011, A distinct dinosaur life history? In: 4th International Symposium on Dinosaur Eggs and Babies, Historical Biology, v. 23, n. 1, p. 91-107.

Dinosaurs in general

Barrett, P. M., Butler, R. J., and Nesbitt, S. J., 2011 (for 2010), The roles of herbivory and omnivory in early dinosaur evolution: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 383-396.

Bittencourt, J. S., and Langer, M. C., 2011, Mesozoic dinosaurs from Brazil and thier biogeographic implications: In: Proceedings of the Third Gondwanan Dinosaur Symposium, Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, v. 83, n. 1, 23-60. Link to pdf

Brazaitis, P., and Watanabe, M. E., 2011, Crocodilian behaviour: a window to dinosaur behaviour? In: 4th International Symposium on Dinosaur Eggs and Babies, Historical Biology, v. 23, n. 1, p. 73-90.

Falkingham, P. L., Bates, K. T., Margetts, L., and Manning, P. L., 2012, The 'Goldilocks' effect: preservation bias in vertebrate track assemblages: Journal of the Royal Society INterface, v. 8, p. 1142-1154.

Fassett, J. E., Heaman, L. M., and Simonetti, A., 2011, Direct U-Pb dating of Cretaceous and Paleocene dinosaur bones, San Juan Basin, New Mexico: Geology, v. 39,n . 2, p. 159-162.

Henderson, D. M., and Tanke, D. H., 2010, Estimating past and future dinosaur skeletal abundances in Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta, Canada: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 47, p. 1291-1304.

Hwang, S. H., 2011, The evolution of dinosaur tooth enamel microstructure: Biological Reviews, v. 86, p. 183-216. Link to pdf

Irmis, R. B., Mundil, R., Martz, J. W., and Parker, W. G., 2011, High-resoution U-Pb ages from the Upper Triassic Chinle Formation (New Mexico, USA) support a diachronous rise of dinosaurs: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 309, p. 258-267.

Jacobs, L. L., Strganac, C., and Scotese, C,. 2011, Plate motions, Gondwana Dinosaurs, Noah's Arks, beached Viking Funeral Ships, Ghost Ships and Landspans: In: Proceedings of the Third Gondwanan Dinosaur Symposium, Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, v. 83, n. 1, 3-22. Link to pdf

Jiang, X., Liu, Y.-FQ., Ji, S.-A., Xhang, X.-L., Xu, L., Jiag, S.-H., Lu, J.-C., Yuang, C.-X., and Li, M., 2011, Dinosaur-bearing strata and K/T boundary in the Luanchuan-Tantou basin of western Henan Province, China: Science China, Earth Sciences, v. 54, n. 8, p. 1149-1155.

Leslie, A. B., 2011, Predation and protection in the macroevolutionary history of conifer cones: Proceedins of the Royal Society, Series B., published on line, 6pp.

Lloyd, G. T., 2011, A refined modelling approach to assess the influence of sampling on palaeobiodiversity curves: new support for declining Cretaceous dinosaur richness: Biology Letters, published online, 4pp.

Lyson, T. R., and Longrich, N. R., 2011, Spatial niche partitioning in dinosaurs from the latest cretaceous (Maastrichtian) of North America: Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B, n. 278, p. 1158-1164.

Margottini, L., 2011, Is it time to declutter the dinosaur roster? Science, v. 332, p. 782.

Nesbitt, S. J., 2011, The early evolution of archosaurs: relationships and the origin of major clades: Bulletin of the American Museum ofNatural History, n. 352, 292pp. Link to pdf

Padian, K., and Horner, J. R., 2011, The evolution of 'bizarre structures' in dinosaurs: biomechanics, sexual seletion, social selection or species recognition: Journal of Zoology, v. 283, p. 3-17.

Padian, K., and Horner, J. R., 2011, The definition of sexual selection and its implications from Dinosauria biology: Journal os Zoology, v. 283, p. 18-27.

Peterson, J. E., Scherer, R. P., and Huffman, K. M., 2011, Methods of microvertebrate sampling and thier influences on taphonomic interpretations: PalAios, v. 26, p. 81-88.

Ramenzani, J., Hoke, G. D., Fastovksy, D. E., Bowring, S. A., Therrien, F,. Dworkin, S. I,. Atchley, S. C., and Nordt, L. C., 2011, High-precision U-Pb zircon geochronology of the Late Triassic Chinle Formation, Petrified Forest National Park (Arizona, USA): temporal constraints on the early Evolution of dinosaurs: GSA Bulletin, v. 123, n. 11/12, p. 2142-2159.

Senter, P., and Cole, S. J., 2011, "Dinosaur" petroglyphs Katcachia Bridge Site, Natural Brideges National Monument, southeastern Utah: not dinosaurs after all: Palaeontologica Electronica, v. 14, issue 1, 5pp. Link to pdf

Steinsaltz, D., and Orzack, S. H,. 2011, Statistical methods for paleodemography on fossil assemblages having small numbers of specimens: an investigation of dinosaur survial rates: Paleobiology, v. 37, n. 1, p. 113-125.

Sullivan, R. M., and Lucas, S. G., 2011, Charles Hazelius Sternberg and his San Juan Basin Cretaceous dinosaur collections: correspondence and photographs (1920-1925): In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 429-471.

Trammer, J., 2011, Differences in global biomass and energy use between dinosaurs and mammals: Acta Geologica Polonoica, v. 61, n. 2, p. 125-132. Link to pdf

Tucker, R. T., 2011, Taphonomy of Sheridan College Quarry 1, Buffalow, Wyoming: implicatiosn for reconstructing historic dinosaur localities including Utterback's 1902-1910 Morrison dinosaur expeditions: Geobios, v. 44, p. 527-541.

Upchurch, P., Mannion, P. D., Benson, R. B. J., Butler, R. J., and Carrano, M. T., 2011, Geological and anthropogenetic controls on the sampling of the terrestrial fossil record: a case study from the Dinosauria: In: Comparing the Geologicla and Fossil Records: Implications for Biodiversity Studies, edited by McGowan, A. J., and Smith, A. B., Geological Society, Special Publications, v. 358, p. 209-240.

Varricchio, D. J., 2011, A distinct dinosaur life history? In: 4th International Symposium on Dinosaur Eggs and Babies, Historical Biology, v. 23, n. 1, p. 91-107.

Walsh, S. A., and Knoll, M. A., 2011, Directions in palaeoneurology: In: Studies of fossil tetrapods, edited by Barret, P. M., and Milner, A. R., Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 86, p. 263-279.

Werner, J., and Griebeler, E. M., 2011, Reproductive biology and its impact on body size: comparative analysis of mammalian, avian and dinosaurian reproduction: Public Library of Science (PLOS), One, v. 6, n. 12, 13 pp. Link to pdf

Wilson, J. A., D'Emic, M. D,. Ikejiri, T., Moacdieh, E. M., and Whitlock, W. A., 2011, A nomenclature for vertebral fossae in sauropods and other saurischian Dinosaurs: Public Library of Science (PLOS) One, v. 6, issue 2, 19 pp. Link to pdf

Young, R. L., Bever, G. S., Wang, Z., and Wagner, G. P., 2011, Identity of the avian wing digits: problems resolved and unsolved: Develpmental Dynamics, v. 240, p. 1942-1053. Link to pdf


Aves (Mesozoic)

Genus: Nova (6)

Bohaiornis HU, LI, HOU & XU, 2011
Gracilornis LI & HOU, 2011
Intiornis NOVAS, AGNOLIN & SCANFERLA, 2011
Mystiornis KUROCHKIN, ZELENKOV, AVERIANOV, & LESHCHINSKIY, 2011
Parahongshanornis LI, WANG & HOU, 2011
Qiliania JI, ATTERHOLT, O'CONNOR, LAMANNA, HARRIS, LI, YOU & DODSON, 2011

Species: Nova (6)

Bohaiornis guoi HU, LI, HOU & XU, 2011
Gracilornis jiufotangensis LI & HOU, 2011
Intiornis inexpectatus NOVAS, AGNOLIN & SCANFERLA, 2011
Mystiornis cyrili KUROCHKIN, ZELENKOV, AVERIANOV, & LESHCHINSKIY, 2011
Parahongshanornis chaoyangensis LI, WANG & HOU, 2011
Qiliania graffini JI, ATTERHOLT, O'CONNOR, LAMANNA, HARRIS, LI, YOU & DODSON, 2011

Anonoymous, 2011, Opinion 2283 (Case 3390) Archaeopteryx lithographica von Meyer, 1861, (Aves): conservation of usage by designation of a neotype: Bulletin of the Zoological No9menclature, v. 68, n. 3, p. 230-233.

Barden, H. E., Wogelius, R. A., Li, D., Manning, P. L., Edwards, N. P., and van Dongen, B. E., 2011, Morphological and geochemical evidence of eumelanin preservation in the feathers of the Early Cretaceous bird, Gansus yumenensis: Public Library of Science (PLOS) One, v. 6, issue 10, 9 pp. Link to pdf

Bell, E., Andres, B,. and Goswami, A., 2011, Integration and dissociation of limb elements in flying vertebrates: a comparison of pterosaurs, birds and bats: Journal of Evolutionary Biology, v. 24, p. 2586-2599.

Bell, A., and Chiappe, L. M., 2011, Statistical approach for inferring ecology of Mesozoic birds: Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, v. 9, issue 1, p. 119-133.

Belvedere, M., Dyke, G., Hadri, M., and Ishigaki, S., 2011, The oldest evidence for birds in Northern Gondwana? Small tridactyl footprints from the Middle Jurassic of Msemrir (Morocco): Gondwana Research, v. 19, p. 542-549.

Bell, A., and Everhart, M. J., 2011, Remains of small ornithurine birds from a Late Cretaceous (Cenomanian) microsite in Russell County, north-central Kansas: Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, v. 114, n. 1-2, p. 115-123.

Bever, G. S., Gauthier, J. A., and Wagner, G. P., 2011, Finding the frame shift: digit loss, developmental variability, and the origin of the avian hand: Evolution & Development, v. 13, n. 3, p. 269-279.

Burnham, D. A., Feduccia, A., Martin, L. D., and Falk, A. R., 2011, Tree climbing - a fundamental avian adaptation: Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, v. 9, issue 1, p. 103-107.

Corbacho, J., Sendion, C., and Tahiri, M., 2011, Palaeontological fakes: Batalleria, v. 16, p. 37-45.

Dudley, R., and Yanoviak, S. P., 2011, Animal Aloft: The origins of aerial behavior and flight: Integrative and Comparative Biology, v. 51, n. 6, p. 926-936.

Dyke, G. J., Benton, M. J., Posmosanu, E., and Naish, D., 2011, Early Cretaceous (Berriasian) birds and pterosaurs from the Cornet Bauxite Mine, Romania: Palaeontology, v. 54, part 1, p. 79-95.

Dyke, G., Wang, X., and Kaiser, G., 2012, Large fossil birds from a Late Cretaceous marine turbidite sequence on Hornby Island (British Columbia): Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 48, p. 1484-1496.

Everhart, M. J., 2011, Rediscovery of the Hesperornis regalis Marsh 1871 holotype locality indicates an earlier stratigraphic occurrence: Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, v. 114 , n. 1-2, p. 59-68.

Feduccia, A., 2011, Cretaceous avian crops reveal dietary secrets and pose evolutionary questions: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, v. 108, n. 40, p. 16487-16488.

Fowler, D. W., Freedman, E. A., Scannella, J. R., and Kambic, R. E., 2011, The predatory ecology of Deinonychus and the origin of flapping in birds: Public Library of Science (PLOS), One, v. 6, n. 12, 13 pp. Link to pdf

Greenwold, M. J., and Sawyer, R. H., 2011, Linking the molecular evolution of avian beta (&) keratins to the evolution of feathers: Journal of Expermental Zoology (Molecular and Developmental Evolution), v. 316, p. 609-616.

Hu, D., Li, L., Hou, L., and Xu, X., 2011, A new enantiornithine bird from the Lower Cretaceous of Western Liaoning, China: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 1, p. 154-161. (Bohaiornis guoi)

Ji, S.-A., Atterholt, J., O'Connor, J. K., Lamanna, M. C., Harris, J. D., Li, D.-Q., You, H.-L., and Dodson, P., 2011, A new, three-dimensionally preserved enantiornithine bird (aves: Ornithothoraces) from Gansu Province, north-western China: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 162, p. 201-219. (Qiliania graffini)

Kiel, S., Kahl, W.-A, and Goedert, J. L., 2011, Osedax borings in fossil marine bird bones: Naturwissenschaften, v. 98, p. 51-55.

Knight, T. K., Bingham, P. S., Lewis, R. D., and Savrda, C. E., 2011, Feathers of the Ingersoll Shale, Eutaw Formation (Upper Cretaceous), eastern Alabama: the largest collection of feathers from North American Mesozoic Rocks: PalAios, v. 26, p. 364-376.

Kurochkin, E. N., Zelenkov, N. V., Averianov, A. O., and Leshchinskiy, S. V., 2011, A new taxon of birds (Aves) from the Early Cretaaceous of Western Siberia, Russia: Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, v. 9, issue 1, p. 109-117. (Mystiornis cyrili)

Lee, M. S. Y., and Worthy, T. H., 2011, Likelihood reinstates Archaeopteryx as a primitive bird: Biology Letters, published on line, 5 pp. Link to pdf

Li, L., and Hou, S., 2011, Discovery of a new bird (Enantiornithines) from Lower Cretaceous in western Liaoning, China: Journal of Jilin University (Earth Science Edition), v. 41, n. 3, p. 759-763. (Gracilornis jiufotangensis)

Li, L., Wang, J.-Q., and Hou, S.-L., 2011, A new ornithurine bird (Hongshanornithidae) from the Jiufotang Formation of Chaoyang, Liaoning, China: Vertebrata PalAsiatica, v. 49,n . 2, p. 195-200. (Parahongshanornis chaoyangensis)

Li, Y., Zhang, Y.-G., Zhou, Z.-H, Li, Z.H., Liu, D., and Wang, X.-L., 2011, New material of Gansus and a discussion on its habit: Vertebrata PalAsiatica, v. 49, n. 4, p. 435-445. Link to pdf

Longrich, N. R., Tokaryk, T., and Field, D. J., 2011, Mass extinction of birds at the Cretaceous-Paleogene (K-Pg) boundary: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, v. 108, n. 37, p. 15253-15257.

Marugan-Lobon, J., Chiappe, L. M., Shu, J., Zhou, Z., Gao, C., Hu, D., and Meng, Q., 2011, Quantitative patterns of morphological variation in the appenduclar skeleton of the Early Cretaceous bird Confuciusornis: Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, v. 9, issue 1, p. 91-101.

Martin, L. D., 2011, The other half of avian evolution: Cyril Walker's contribution: Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, v. 9, n. 1, p. 3-8.

McKellar, R. C., Chatterton, B. D. E., Wolfe, A. P., and Currie, P. J., 2011, A diverse assemblage of Late Cretaceous dinosaur and bird feathers from Canadian amber: Science, v. 333, p. 1612-1622.

Novas, F. E., Agnolin, F. L., and Scaferla, C. A., 2011, New enantiornithine bird (Aves, Ornithothoraces) from the Late Cretaceous of NW Argentina: Comptes Rendus Palevol, v. 9, p. 499-503. (Intiornis inexpectatus)

O'Connor, J. K., and Chiappe, L. M., 2011, A revision of enantiornithine (Aves: Ornithothoraces) skull morphology: Journal of Systematic Palaeontoloyg, v. 9, n. 1, p. 135-157.

O'Connor, J. K., Chiappe, L. M., Gao, C., and Zhao, B., 2011, Anatomy of the Early Cretaceous enantiornithine bird Rapaxavis pani: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 3, p. 463-475.

O'Connor, J., Zhou, Z,. and Xu, X., 2011, Additional specimen of Microraptor provides unique evidence of dinosaurs preying on birds: Proceendings of the National Academy of Science, early edition, 4pp.

O'Connor, J. K., Zhou, Z., and Zhang, F., 2011, A reappraisal of Boluochia zhengi (Aves: Enantiornithes) and a discussion of intraclade diversity in the Jehol avifauna, China: Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, v. 9, issue 1, p. 51-63.

Sayao, J. M., Saraiva, A. A. F., and Uejima, A. M. K., 2011, New evidence of feathers in the Crato Formation supporting a reappraisal on the presence of Aves: In: Proceedings of the Third Gondwanan Dinosaur Symposium, Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, v. 83, n. 1, 197-210. Link to pdf

Scanferla, A., Agnolin, F., Novas, F. E., de la Fuente, M,. Bellosi, E., Baez, A. M. and Cione, A., 2011, A vertebrate assemblage of Las Curtiembres Formation (Upper Cretaceous) of northwestern Argentina: Revista de la Museo de Argentina Ciencias, Natural , v. 13, n. 2, p. 195-204. Link to pdf

Tamura, K., Nomura, N., Seki, R., Yonei-Tamura, S., and Yokoyama, H., 2011, Embryological evidence identifies wing digits in birds and digits 1, 2, and 3: Science, v. 331, p. 753-757.

Tzika, A. C., Helaers, R., Schramm, G., and Milinkovitch, M. C., 2011, Reptilian-transcriptome v1.0, a glimpse in the brain transcriptome of five divergent Sauropsida lineages and the phylogenetic position of turtles: EvoDevo, published online17pp.

Walsh, S., and Milner, A., 2011, Halcyornis toliapicus (Avis: Lower Eocene, England) indicates advanced neuromorpholog in Mesozoic Neornithes: Journal of Systematic Paleontology, v. 9, nissue 1, p. 173-181.

Wang, X., Csiki, Z., Osi, A., and Dyke, G. J., 2011, The first definitive record of a fossil bird from the Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) of the Hateg Basin, Romania: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 1, p. 227-230.

Wang, X., Dyke, G. J., Codera, V., Godefroit, P., and Smith, T., 2011, A euenantiornithine bird from the Late Cretaceous Hateg Basin of Romania: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 4, p. 853-857. Link to pdf

Wang, X., McGowan, A. J., and Dyke, G. J., 2011, Avian wing proportions and flight styles: first step towards predicting the flight modes of Mesozoic Birds: Public Library of Science (PLOS), One, v. 6, n. 12, 8pp. Link to pdf

Wang, X., and Zhang, Z., 2011, Enanitornithine Birds in China: Acta Geological Sinica, v. 85, n. 6, p. 1211-1223.

Wang, Z., Young, R. L., Xue, H., and Wagner, G. P., 2011, Transcriptomic analysis of avian digits reveals conserved and derived digit identities in birds: Nature, v. 477, p. 583-586.

Werner, J., and Griebeler, E. M., 2011, Reproductive biology and its impact on body size: comparative analysis of mammalian, avian and dinosaurian reproduction: Public Library of Science (PLOS), One, v. 6, n. 12, 13 pp. Link to pdf

Wilson, L. E., Chin, K., Cumbaa, S., and Dyke, G., 2011, A high latatude hesperornithiform (Aves) from Devon Island: palaeobiogeography and size distribution of North American hesperornithiformes: Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, v. 9, n. 1, p. 9-23.

Witmer, L. M., 2011, An icon knocked from its perch: Nature, v. 475, p. 458-459.

Wolgelius, R. A., Manning, P. L., Barden, H. E., Edwards, N. P., Webb, S. M., Sellers, W. I., Taylor, K. G., Larson, P. L., Dodson, P., You, H., Da-qing, L., and Bergmann, U., 2011, Trace metals as biomarkers for eumelanian pigment in the fossil record: Science, v. 333, p. 1622-1626.

Young, R. L., Bever, G. S., Wang, Z., and Wagner, G. P., 2011, Identity of the avian wing digits: problems resolved and unsolved: Develpmental Dynamics, v. 240, p. 1942-1053. Link to pdf

Zelenkov, N. V., and Averianov, A. O., 2011, Synsacrum of a primitive bird from the Upper Cretaceous of Uzbekistan: Paleontological Journal, v. 45, n. 3, p. 314-319.

Zheng, X., Martin, L. D., Zhoug, Z., Burnham, D. A., Zhang, F., and Miao, D., 2011, Fossil evidence of avian crops from the Early Cretaceous of China: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, early edition, 4pp.

Zhou, Z., and Martin, L. D., 2011, Distribution of the predentary bone in Mesozoic ornithurine birds: Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, v. 9, issue 1, p. 25-31.

Zinoviev, A. V., 2011, Notes on the hindlimb myology and syndesmology of Mesozoic toothed bird Hesperornis regalis (Aves: Hesperornithiformes): Journal of Systematic Paleontology, v. 9, issue 1, p. 65-84.


Synapsids

Pelycosaurs

Genus: Nova (3)

Cryptovenator FRÖBISH, SCHOCH, MÜLLER, SCHINDLER & SCHWEISS, 2011
Euromycter REISZ, MADDIN, FRÖBISCH & FALCONNET, 2011
Ruthenosaurus REISZ, MADDIN, FRÖBISCH & FALCONNET, 2011

Species: Nova (2)

Cryptovenator hirschbergeri FRÖBISH, SCHOCH, MÜLLER, SCHINDLER & SCHWEISS, 2011
Ruthenosaurus russellorum REISZ, MADDIN, FRÖBISCH & FALCONNET, 2011

Synonym: Nova (1)

Euromycter rutena (SIGOGNEAU-RUSSELL & RUSSELL, 1974) REISZ, MADDIN, FRÖBISCH & FALCONNET, 2011
= Casea rutena SIGOGNEAU-RUSSELL & RUSSELL, 1974

Amson, E., and Laurin, M., 2011, On the affinities of Tetraceratops insigns, an Early Permian synapsid: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 2, p. 301-312. Link to pdf

Cantrell, A. K., Suazo, T. L., McKeighen jr, K. L., McKeighen, H. W., Lucas, S. G., Harris, S. K., Spielmann, J. A., and Rinehart, L. F., 2011, Dimetrodon (Eupelycosauria: Sphenacodontidae) from the Lower Permain Abo Formation, Socorro and Torrance Counties, New Mexico: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 34-37.

Campione, N. E., and Reisz, R. R., 2011, Morphology and evolutionary significance of the atlas-axis complex in varanopid synapsids: Acta Palaontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 4, p. 739-748. Link to pdf

Carpenter, D., Falcon-Lang, H. J., Benton, M. J., and Nelson, W. J., 2011, Fishes and tetrapods in the Upper Pennsylvania (Kasimovian) Cohn Coal Member of the Mattoon Formation of Illinois, United States: systematics, paleoecology, and paleoenvironments: Palaios, v. 26, p. 639-657.

Fröbish, J., Schoch, R. R,. Müller, J., Schindle,r T.. and Schweiss, D., 2011, A new basal sphenacodontid synapsid from the Late Carboniferous of the Saar-Nahe basin, Germany: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 1, p. 113-120. (Cryptovenator hirschbergeri) Link to pdf

Modesto, S. P., Smith, R. M. H., Campione, N. E., and Reisz, R. R., 2011, The last "pleycosaur": a varanopid synapsid from the Pristerognathus Assemblage Zone, Middle Permian of South Africa: Naturwissenschaften, published on line, 8 pp.

Reisz, R. R., Maddin, H. C., Fröbish, J., and Falconnet, J., 2011, A new large caseid (Synapsida, Caseasauria) from the Permian of Rodez (France), including a reappraisal of "Casea" rutena Sigogneau-Russell & Russell, 1974: Geodiversitas, v. 33, n. 3, p. 227-246. (Ruthenosaurus russellorum, Euromycter rutena = Casea rutena) Link to pdf

Ronchi, A., Sacchi, E,. Romano, M., and Nicosia, U., 2011, A huge caseid pelycosaur from north-western Sardinia and its bearing on European Permian stratigraphy and palaeobiogeography: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 4, p. 723-738. Link to pdf

Theriodontia

Genus: Nova (1)

Candelariodon OLIVEIRA, SCHULTZ, SOARES & RODRIGUES, 2011

Species: Nova (2)

Candelariodon barberenai OLIVEIRA, SCHULTZ, SOARES & RODRIGUES, 2011
Chinquodon kalanoro KAMMER, FLYNN, RAINVOHARIMANANAN, & WYSS, 2010 (published in 2011)

Amson, E., and Laurin, M., 2011, On the affinities of Tetraceratops insigns, an Early Permian synapsid: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 2, p. 301-312. Link to pdf

Botha-Brink, J., and Modesto, S. P., 2011, A new skeleton of the therocephalian synapsid Olivierosuchus parringtoni from the Lower Triassic South African Karoo Basin: Palaeontology, v. 54, part 3, p. 591-606.

Dias-Da-Silva, S., and Stock Da-Rosa, A. A., 2011, Granja Palmeiras, a new fossiliferous site for the Lower Triassic of Southern Brazil: Revista Brasileira de Paleontologia, v. 14, n. 2, p. 157-169. Link to pdf

Fraser, N. C., and Sues, H.-D., 2011 (for 2010), The beginning of the the 'Age of Dinosaurs': a breif overview of terrestrial biotic changes during the Triassic: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 189-200.

Huttenlocker, A. K., Sidor, C. A., and Smith, R. M. H., 2011, A new specimen of Promoschorhynchus (Therapsida: Therocephalia: Akidnognathidae) from the Lower Triassic of South Africa and its implications for theriodont survivorship across the Permo-Triassic Boundary: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 2, p. 405-421.

Kammer, C. F., Flynn, J. J., Ranivoharimanana, L., and Wyss, A. R., 2010 (published in 2011), The first record of a probainognathian (Cynodontia: Chiniquodontidae) from the Triassic of Madagascar: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 30, n 6, p. 1889-1894. (Chinquodon kalanoro)

Oliveira, T. V. de., Martinelli, A. G., and Soares, M. B., 2011, New information about Irajatherium hernandezi Martinelli, Bonaparte, Schultz & Rubert, 2005 (Eucynodontia, Tritheledontidae) from the upper triassic Caturrita Formation, Parana Basin) Brazil: Paläontologische Zeitschrift, v. 85, p. 67-82.

Oliveira, T. V. de, Schultz, C. L., Soares, M. B., and Rodrigues, C. N., 2011, A new carnivorous cynodont (Synapsida, Theraspida) from the Brazilian Middle Triassic (Santa Maria Formation): Candelariodon barberenai gen. et sp. nov. : Zootaxa, n. 3017, p. 19-28. (Candelariodon barberenai)

Soares, M. B., Abdala, F., and Bertoni-Machado, C., 2011, A sectorial toothed cynodont (Therapsida) from the Triassic Santa Cruz do Sul fauna, Santa Maria Formation, Southern Brazil: Geodiversitas, v. 33, n. 2, p. 265-278. Link to pdf

Soares, M. B., Schultz, C. L., and Horn, B. L. D., 2011, New information on Riograndia guaibensis Bonaparte, Ferigolo & Ribeiro, 2001 (Eucynodontia, Tritheledontidae) from the Late Triassic of southern Brazil: anatomical and biostratigraphic implications: In: Proceedings of the Third Gondwanan Dinosaur Symposium, Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, v. 83, n. 1, 329-354. Link to pdf

Talanda, M., Dzieciol, S., Sulej, T., and Niedzwiedzki, G., 2011, Vertebrate burrow system from the Upper Triassic of Poland: Palaios, v. 26, p. 99-105.

Whiteside, J. H., Grogan, D. S., Olsen, P. E., and Kent, D. V., 2011, Climatically driven biogeographic provinces of Late Triassic tropical Pangea: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, v. 108, n. 22, p. 8972-8977.

Voigt, S., Schneider, J. W., Saber, H., Hminna, A., Lagnaoui, A., Klein, H., Brosig, A., and Fischer, J., 2011, Complex tetrapod burrows from Middle Triassic Red Beds of the Argana Basin (Western High Atlas, Morocco): Palaios, v. 26, p. 555-566.

Deinocephalia

Genus: Nova (1)

Tiarajudens CISNEROS, ABDALA, RUBIDGE, DENTZIEN-DIAS & BUENO, 2011

Species: Nova (1)

Tiarajudens eccentricus CISNEROS, ABDALA, RUBIDGE, DENTZIEN-DIAS & BUENO, 2011

Synomyn: Nova (1)

Titanophoneus potens EFREMOV, 1938
= Doliosaurus yanshinovi ORLOV, 1958
= Doliosauriscus yanshinovi (ORLOV, 1958) KUHN, 1961

Bordy, E. M., Sztano, O., Rubidge, B. S., and Bumby, A., 2011, Early Triassic vertebrate burrows from the Kateberg Formation of the south-western Karoo Basin, South Africa, Lethaia, v. 44, p. 33-45.

Chinsamy-Turan, A., 2011, Tiarajudens: a significant mammal-like reptile: South African Journal of Science, v. 107, n. 5/6, 2pp.

Cisneros, J. C., Abdala, F., Rubidge, B. S., Dentzien-Dias, P. C. and Bueno, A. de O., 2011, Dental occulsion in a 260-million-year-old therapsid wiht saber canines from the Permian of Brazil: Science, v. 331, p. 1603-1605. (Tiarajudens eccentricus)

Fraser, N. C., and Sues, H.-D., 2011 (for 2010), The beginning of the the 'Age of Dinosaurs': a breif overview of terrestrial biotic changes during the Triassic: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 189-200.

Kammerer, C. F., 2011, Systematics of the Anteosauria (Therapsida: Dinocephalia): Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, v. 9, Issue 2, p. 261-304. (Titanophoneus potens = Doliosaurus yanshinovi, = Doliosauriscus yanshinovi)

Loughney, K. M., Fastovsky, D. E., and Parker, W. G., 2011, Vertebrate fossil preservation in Blue Paleosols from the Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, with implications for vertebrate biostratigraphy in the Chinle Formation: Palaios, v. 26, p. 700-719.

Niedzwiedzki, G., Gorzelak, P., and Sulej, T., 2011, Bite tracies on dicynodon bones and the early evolution of larged terrestrial predators: Lethaia, v. 44, p. 87-92.

Parker, W. B., and Martz, J. W., 2011 (for 2010), The Late Triassic (Norian) Adamanian-Revueltian tetrapod faunal transition in the Chinle Formation of Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona: Earth and Enviromental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 231-260.

Rozefelds, A. C., Warren, A., Whitfield, A., and Bull, S., 2011, New evidence of large Permo-Triassic Dicynodonts (Synapsida) from Australia: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 5, p. 1158-1162.

Sulej, T., Bronowicz, R., Talanda, M,. and Niedzwiedzki, G., 2011 (for 2010), A new dicynodont-archosaur assemblage from the Late Triassic (Carnian) of Poland: Earth and Enviromental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 261-269.


Mammals (Mesozoic)

Genus: Nova (6)

Bridetherium CLEMENS, 2011
Cronopio ROUGIER, APESTEGUIA & GAETANO, 2011
Juramaia LUO, YUAN, MENG & JI, 2011
Liaoconodon MENG, WANG & LI, 2011
Paceyodon CLEMENS, 2011
Sineleutherus AVERIANOV, LOPATIN & KRASNOLUTSKII, 2011

Species: Nova (9)

Bridetherium dorisae CLEMENS, 2011
Cronopio dentiactus ROUGIER, APESTEGUIA & GAETANO, 2011
Crusafontia amoae CUENCA-BESCOS, BADIOLA, CANUDO, GASCA & MORENO-AZANZA, 2011
Juramaia sinensis LUO, YUAN, MENG & JI, 2011
Liaoconodon hui MENG, WANG & LI, 2011
Oklatheridium minax DAVIS & CIFELLI, 2011
Paceyodon davdi CLEMENS, 2011
Protungulatum coombsi ARCHIBALD, ZHANG, HARPER & CIFELI, 2011
Sineleutherus issedonicus AVERIANOV, LOPATIN & KRASNOLUTSKII, 2011

Synonym: Nova (2)

Holoclemensia texana (SLAUGHTER, 1968) SLAUGHTER, 1968
= Comanchea hilli
JACOBS, WINKLER & MURRY, 1989
Kermackia. texana
SLAUGHTER, 1971
= Trinititherium slaughteri BUTLER, 1978

Archibald, J. D., Zhang, Y., Harper, T., and Cifelli, R. L., 2011, Protungulatum, confirmed Cretaceous occurrence of an otherwise Paleocene Eutherian (Plancental?) mammal: Journal of Mammalian Evolution, v. 18, p. 153-161. (Protungulatum coombsi)

Averianov, A. O., and Lopatin, A. V., 2011, Phylogeny of Triconodonts and Symmetrodonts and the origin of extant mammals: Doklady Biological Sciences, v. 436, p. 32-35.

Averianov, A. O., Lopatin, A. V., and Krasnolutskii, S. A., 2011, The first haramiyid (Mammalia, Allotheria) from the Jurassic of Russia: Doklady Biological Sciences, v. 437, p. 103-107. (Sineleutherus issedonicus)

Brusatte, S. L., Montanari, S., Yi, H.-Y., and Norell, M. A., 2011, Phylogenetic corrections for morphological disparity analysis: new methodology and case studies: Paleobiology, p. 37, n. 1, p. 1-22.

Chornogubsky, L., 2011, New remains of the dryolestoid mammal Leonardus cuspidatus from the Los Alamitos Formation (Late Cretaceous, Argentina): Paläeontologische Zeitschrift, v. 85, p. 343-350.

Clemens, W. A., 2011, New Morganucodontans from an Early Jurassic fissure filling in Wales (United Kingdom): Palaeontology, v. 54, part 5, p. 1139-1156. (Bridetherium dorisae, Paceyodon davdi)

Cuenca-Bescos, G., Badiola, A., Canudo, J. I., Gasca, J. M., and Moreo-Azanza, M., 2011, New dryolestidan mammal from the Hauterivian-Barremian transition of the Iberian Peninsula: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 2, p. 257-267. (Crusafontia amoae)

Davis, B. M., 2011, A novel interpretation of the tribosphenidan mammal Slaughteria eruptens from the Lower Cretaceous Trinity Group, and implications for dental formula in early mammals: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 3, p. 676-683.

Davis, B. M., 2011, Evolution of the tribosphenic molar pattern in early mammals, with comments on the "Dual-origin" hypothesis: Journal of Mammalian Evolution, v, 18, p. 227-244.

Davis, B. M., and Cifelli, R. L., 2011, Reappraisal of the tribosphenidan mammals from the Trinity Group (Aptian-Albian) of Texas and Oklahoma: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 3, p. 441-463. (Oklatheridium minax, Holoclemensia texana = Comanchea hilli,Kermackia. texana = Trinititherium slaughteri )

Ekdale, E. G., and Rowe, T., 2011, Morphology and variations within the bony labyrinth of Zhelestids (Mammalia, Eutheria) and other therian mammals: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 3, p. 658-675.

Foster, J. R., and Heckert, A. B., 2011, Ichthyoliths and other microvertebrate ramins from the Morrison Formation (Upper Jurassic) of northeastern Wyoming: A screen-washed samplie indicates a significant aquatic component to the fauna: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 305, p. 254-279.

Fraser, N. C., and Sues, H.-D., 2011 (for 2010), The beginning of the the 'Age of Dinosaurs': a breif overview of terrestrial biotic changes during the Triassic: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 189-200.

Gaetano, L. C., and Rougier, G. W., 2011, New maetrials of Argentoconodon fariasorum (Mammaliaformes, Tricondontidae) from the Jurassic of Argentina and its bearing on Triconodont phylogeny: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 4, p. 829-843.

Hooker, J. J., and Lawson, A. G., 2011, A 'Eutricondontan' mammal from the UK Cenomanian (Late Cretaceous): In: Studies of fossil tetrapods, edited by Barret, P. M., and Milner, A. R., Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 86, p. 255-261.

Jasinski, S. E., Sullivan, R. M., and Lucas, S. G., 2011, Taxonomic composition of the Alamo Wash local fauna from the Upper Cretaceous Ojo Alamo Formation (Naashoibito Member), San Juan Basin, New Mexico: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 216-271.

Luo, Z.-X., 2011, Developmental patterns in Mesozoic evolution of mmamal ears: Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, published on line, p. 355-380.

Luo, Z.-X., Yuan, C.-X., Meng, Q.-J., and Ji, Q., 2011, A Jurassic eutherian mammal and divergence of marsupials and placentals: Nature, v. 476, p. 442-445. (Juramaia sinensis)

Meng, J., Wang, Y., and Li, C., 2011, Transitional mammalian middle ear from a new Cretaceous Jehol eutricondont: Nature, v. 472, p. 181-185. (Liaoconodon hui)

Meredith, R. W., Janecka, J. E., Gatesy, J., Ryder, O. A., Fisher, C. A., Teeling, E. C., Goodbla, A., Eizirik, E., Simao, T. L. L., Stadler, T., Rabosky, D. L., Honeycutt, R. L., Flynn, J. J., Ingram, C. M., Steiner, C., Williams, T. L., Robinson, T. J., Burk-Herrick, A., Westerman, M., Ayoub, N. A., Springer, M. S., and Murphy, W. J., 2011, Impacts on the Cretaceous terrestrial revolution and KPg extinction on mammal diversification: Science, v. 334, p. 521-524.

Peterson, J. E., Scherer, R. P., and Huffman, K. M., 2011, Methods of microvertebrate sampling and thier influences on taphonomic interpretations: PalAios, v. 26, p. 81-88.

Rougier, G. W., Apesteguia, S., and Gateano, L. C., 2011, Highly specialized mammalian skulls from the Late Cretaceous of South America: Nature, v. 479, p. 98-102. (Cronopio dentiactus)

Rowe, T. B., Macrini, T. E., and Luo, Z.-X., 2011, Fossil evidence on origin of the mammalian brain: Science, v. 334, p. 955-957.

Schultz, J. A., and Martin, T., 2011, Wear pattern and functional morphology of dryolestoid molars (Mammalia, Cladotheria): Paläeontologische Zeitschrift, v. 85, p. 269-285.

Werner, J., and Griebeler, E. M., 2011, Reproductive biology and its impact on body size: comparative analysis of mammalian, avian and dinosaurian reproduction: Public Library of Science (PLOS), One, v. 6, n. 12, 13 pp. Link to pdf

Winkler, D. A., Jacobs, L. L., Kobayashi, Y., and Polcyn, M. J., 2011, CT reconstructions and relationships of the Early Cretaceous tribosphenidan mammal, Slaughteria eruptens (Trinity Group, Texas, USA): Palaeontologica Electronica, v. 14, Issue 3, 21A, 12pp. Link to pdf


Eggs

Oogenus: Nova (4)

Bauroolithus OLIVEIRA, SANTUCCI, ANDRADE, FULFARGO, BASILIO & BENTON, 2011
Hemifavoloolithus WANG, ZHAO, WANG & JIANG, 2011
Mosaicoolithus WANG, ZHAO, WANG & JIANG, 2011
Parafaveoloolithus WANG, ZHAO, WANG & JIANG, 2011
Similifaveoloolithus WANG, ZHAO, WANG & JIANG, 2011

Oospecies: Nova (5)

Bauroolithus fragilis OLIVEIRA, SANTUCCI, ANDRADE, FULFARGO, BASILIO & BENTON, 2011
Hemifavoloolithus muyushanensis WANG, ZHAO, WANG & JIANG, 2011
Mosaicoolithus zhangtoucaoensis (FANG, WANG & JIANG, 2000) WANG, ZHAO, WANG & JIANG, 2011
= Spheroolithus zhangtoucaoensis FANG, WANG & JIANG, 2000
= Spheroolithus jincunensis FANG, LU, JIANG & YANG, 2003
Parafaveoloolithus guoqingsiensis (FANG, WANG & JIANG, 2000) WANG, ZHAO, WANG & JIANG, 2011
= Dendroolithus guoqingsiensis FANG, WANG & JIANG, 2000
Similifaveoloolithus shuangtangensis (FANG, LU, JIANG & YANG, 2003) WANG, ZHAO, WANG & JIANG, 2011
= Dendroolithus shuang tangensis FANG, LU, JIANG & YANG, 2003

Oosynonym: Nova (1)

Prismatoolithus tiantaiensis WANG, ZHAO, WANG & JIANG, 2011
= Elongatoolithus tiantaiensis FANG, WANG & JIANG, 2000

Foster, J. R., and Heckert, A. B., 2011, Ichthyoliths and other microvertebrate ramins from the Morrison Formation (Upper Jurassic) of northeastern Wyoming: A screen-washed samplie indicates a significant aquatic component to the fauna: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 305, p. 254-279.

Fowler, D. W., and Hall, L. E., 2011, Scratch-digging sauropods, revisited: In: 4th International Symposium on Dinosaur Eggs and Babies, Historical Biology, v. 23, n. 1, p. 27-40.

Genise, J. F., and Sarzetti, L. C., 2011, Fossil cocoons associated with a dinosaur egg from Patagonia, Argentina: Palaeontology, v. 54, part 4, p. 815-823.

Grellet-Tinner, G., Sim, C. M., Kim, D. H., Trimby, P., Higa, A., An, S. L., Oh, H. W., Kim, T., and Kardjilov, N., 2011, Description of the first lithostrotian titanosaur embryo in ovo with Neutron characterization and implications for lithostrotian Aptian migration and dispersion: Gondwana Research, v. 20, p. 621-629.

Hayward, J. L., Dickson, K. M., Gamble, S. R., Owen, A. W., and Owen, K. C., 2011, Eggshell taphonomy: environmental effects on fragment orientation: In: 4th International Symposium on Dinosaur Eggs and Babies, Historical Biology, v. 23, n. 1, p. 5-13.

Jiang, Y., Qian, M.-p., Chen, R., Jiang, Y.-g., Zhang, Y.-j., and Xing, G.-f., 2011, The Cretaceous dinosaur fossil strata of the Tiantai Basin, Zhejiang Province: Journal of Stratigraphy, v. 35, n. 3, p. 258-267.

Knell, M. J., Jackson, F. D., Titus, A. L., and Albright III, L. B., 2011, A gravid fossil turtle from the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian) Kaiparowits Formation, southern Utah: In: 4th International Symposium on Dinosaur Eggs and Babies, Historical Biology, v. 23, n. 1, p. 57-62.

Lu, J., Unwin, D. M., Deeming, D. C., Jin, X., Liu, Y., and Ji, Q,. 2011, An egg-adult association, gender, and reproduction in pterosaurs: Science, v. 331, p. 321-324.

Martin, A. J., and Varricchio, D. J., 2011, Paleoecological utility of insect trace fossils in dinosaur nesting sites of the Two Medicine Formation (Campanian), Choteau, Montana: In: 4th International Symposium on Dinosaur Eggs and Babies, Historical Biology, v. 23, n. 1, p. 15-25.

Oliveira, C. E. M., Santucci, R. M., Andrade, M. B., Fulfaro, V. J., Basilio, J. A. F., and Benton, M. J., 2011, Crocodylomorph eggs and eggshells from the Adamantina Formation (Bauru Group) Upper Cretaceous of Brazil: Palaeontology, v. 54, part 2, p. 309-321. (Bauroolithus fragilis)

Reisz, R. R., Evans, D. C,. Sues, H.-D., and Scott, D., 2010 (published in 2011), Embryonic skeletal anatomy of the sauropodomorph dinosaur Massospondylus from the Lower Jurassic of South Africa: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 30, n. 6, p. 1653-1665.

Schweitzer, M. H., 2011, Soft tissue preservation in terrestrial Mesozoic vertebrates: Annual reveiw of Earth and Planetary Sciences, v. 39, p. 187-216.

Tanaka, K., Lu, J,. Kobayashi, Y., Zelenitsky, D. K., Xu, Li, Jia, S., Qin, S., and Tang, M.-A., 2011, Description and phylogenetic position of dinosaur eggshells from the Luanchuan Area of western Henan Province, China: Acta Geologica Sinica, v. 85, n. 1, p. 66-74.

Tanaka, K., Zelenitsky, D. K., Williamson, T., Weil, A., and Therrien, F., 2011, Fossil eggshells from the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian) Fruitland Formation, New Mexico: In: 4th International Symposium on Dinosaur Eggs and Babies, Historical Biology, v. 23, n. 1, p. 41-55.

Vila, B., Riera, V., Bravo, A. M., Oms, O. Vicens, E., Estrada, R,. and Galobart, A., 2011, The chronology of dinosaur oospecies in south-western Europe: refinements from the Maastrichtian succession of the eastern Pyrenees: Cretaceous Research, v. 32, p. 378-386.

Wang, Q., Zhao, Z.-K., Wang, X.-L., and Jiang, Y.-G., 2011, New ootypes of dionsaur eggs from the Late Cretaceous in Tiantai basin, Zhejiang Province, China: Vertebrata PalAsiatica, v. 49, n. 4, p. 446-449. (Similifaveoloolithus shuangtangensis = Dendroolithus shuang tangensis, Hemifavoloolithus muyushanensis, Parafaveoloolithus guoqingsiensis = Dendroolithus guoqingsiensis, Prismatoolithus tiantaiensis = Elongatoolithus tiantaiensis, Mosaicoolithus zhangtoucaoensis = Spheroolithus zhangtoucaoensis, = Spheroolithus jincunensis) Link to pdf


Ichnology

Ichnogenus: Nova (5)

Boutakioutichnium NOURI, DIAZ-MARTINEZ & PEREZ-LORENTE, 2011
Corpulentapus LI, LOCKLEY, MATSUKAWA, WANG & LIU, 2011
Gruipeda FIORILLO, HASIOTIS, KOBAYASHI, BREITHUPT & McCARTY, 2011
Moguiornipes XING, HARRIS, JIA, LUO, WANG, & AN, 2011
Paravipus MUDROCH, RICHTER, JOGER, KOSMA, IDLE, & MAGA, 2011

Ichnospecies: Nova (8)

Asianopodus robustus LI, BAI & WEI, 2011
Boutakioutichnium atlasicus NOURI, DIAZ-MARTINEZ & PEREZ-LORENTE, 2011
Corpulentapus lilasia LI, LOCKLEY, MATSUKAWA, WANG & LIU, 2011
Gruipeda vegrandiunus FIORILLO, HASIOTIS, KOBAYASHI, BREITHUPT & McCARTY, 2011
Koreanornis dodsoni XING, HARRIS, JIA, LUO, WANG, & AN, 2011
Magnoavipes denaliensis FIORILLO, HASIOTIS, KOBAYASHI, BREITHUPT & McCARTY, 2011
Moguiornipes robusta XING, HARRIS, JIA, LUO, WANG, & AN, 2011
Paravipus didactylodes MUDROCH, RICHTER, JOGER, KOSMA, IDLE, & MAGA, 2011

Synonoym: Nova (4)

Ichnogenus: Amblydactylus STERNBERG, 1932, emend. CURRIE and SARJENT, 1979
= Iguanodontipus SARJEANT, DELAIR & LOCKLEY, 1998
Amblydactylus burreyi (SARJEANT, DELAIR & LOCKLEY, 1998) LUCAS, SULLIVAN, JASINSKI & FORD, 2011
= Iguanodontipus burreyi SARJEANT, DELAIR & LOCKLEY, 1998
Amblydactylus billsarjeanti (MEYER & THÜRING, 2003) LUCAS, SULLIVAN, JASINSKI & FORD, 2011
= Iguanodontipus billsarjeanti MEYER & THÜRING, 2003

Ichnogenus: Caririchnium LEONARDI, 1984
= Hadrosauropodus LOCKLEY, NADON & CURRIE, 2003
Caririchnium langstoni LOCKLEY, NADON & CURRIE, 2003) LUCAS, SULLIVAN, JASINSKI & FORD, 2011
= Hadrosauropodus langstoni LOCKLEY, NADON & CURRIE, 2003
Caririchnium nanxiongensis (XING, HARRIS, DONG, LIN, CHEN, GUI & JI, 2009) LUCAS, SULLIVAN, JASINSKI & FORD, 2011
= Hadrosauropodus nanxiongensis XING, HARRIS, DONG, LIN, CHEN, GUI & JI, 2009

Apesteguia, S., and Gallina, P. A., 2011, Tunasniyoj, a dinosaur tracksite from the Jurassic-Cretaceous boundary of Bolivia: In: Proceedings of the Third Gondwanan Dinosaur Symposium, Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, v. 83, n. 1, 267-277. Link to pdf

Apesteguia, S., de Valais, S., Cordero, G. R., and Ramirez O. M., 2011, New ichnological record from the Late Campanian Toro Toro Formation at Toro Toro, Potsoi (Bolivia): first probable dromaeosaurid tracks from South America: Ameghinania, tomo 48, n. 4, p. 662-667.

Belvedere, M., Dyke, G., Hadri, M., and Ishigaki, S., 2011, The oldest evidence for birds in Northern Gondwana? Small tridactyl footprints from the Middle Jurassic of Msemrir (Morocco): Gondwana Research, v. 19, p. 542-549.

Castanera, D., Barco, J. L., Diaz-Martinez, I., Gascon, J. H., Perez-Lorente, F., Canudo, J. I., 2011, New evidence of a heard of titanosauriform sauropods from the lower Berriasian of the Iberian range (Spain): Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 310, p. 227-237.

Diedrich, C. G., 2011, Middle Triassic horseshoe crab reproduction areas on intertidal flats of Europe with evidence of predation by archosaurs: Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 103, p. 76-105.

Diedrich, C. G., 2011, Upper Jurassic tidal flat megatracksites of Germany--coastal dinosaur migration highways between European islands, and a review of the dinosaur footprints: Palaeobiology, Palaeonenvironments, v. 91, p. 129-155.

Falk, A. R., 2011, Tracking Mesozoic birds across the world: Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, v. 9, issue 1, p. 85-90.

Falkingham, P. L., Bates, K. T., Margetts, L., and Manning, P. L., 2012, The 'Goldilocks' effect: preservation bias in vertebrate track assemblages: Journal of the Royal Society INterface, v. 8, p. 1142-1154.

Farlow, J. O., O'Brien, M., Kuban, G. J., Dattilo, B. F., Bates, K. T., Falkingham, P. L., Pinuela, L., Rose, A., Freels, A., Kumagai, C., Libben, C,. Smith, J,. and Whitcraft, J., 2011, Dinosaur tracksites of the Paluxy River Valley (Glen Rose Formation, Lower Cretaceous), Dinosaur Valley State Park, Somervell County, Texas: Actas de V Jornadas Internacionales sobre Paleontologia de Dinosaurios y su Entorno Salas de los Infantes, Burgos, p. 41-69.

Fiorillo, A. R., Hasiotis, S. T., Kobayashi, Y,. Breithaupt, B. H., and McCarthy, P. J., 2011, Bird tracks from the Upper Cretaceous Cantwell Formation of Denali National Park, Alaska, USA: a new perspective on ancient norhtern polar vertebrate biodiversity: Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, v. 9, issue 1, p. 33-49. (Magnoavipes denaliensis, Gruipeda vegrandiunus)

Fortuny, J., Bolet, A., Selles, A. G., Cartanya, J., and Galobart, A., 2011, New insights on the Permian and Triassic vertebrtes from the Iberian Peninsula with emphasis on the Pyrenean and Catalonia basins: Journal of Iberian Geology, v. 37, n. 1, p. 65-86. Link to pdf

Fowler, D. W., and Hall, L. E., 2011, Scratch-digging sauropods, revisited: Historical Biology, v. 23, n. 1, p. 27-40.

Gauthier, J. A., Nesbitt, S. J., Schachner, E., Bever, G. S., and Joyce, W. C., 2011, The bipedal stem crocodilian Poposaurus gracilis: inferring function in fossils and innovation in archosaur locomotion: Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History, v. 52, n. 1, p. 107-126.

Gonzales Riga, B. J., 2010, Speeds and stance of titanosaur sauropods: analysii of Titanopodus tracks from the Late Cretaceous of Mendoza, Argentina: In: Proceedings of the Third Gondwanan Dinosaur Symposium, Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, v. 83, n. 1, 278-290.

Hu, S.-M., Xing, L.-D., Wang, C.-F., and Yang, M.-M., 2011, Early Cretaceous large theropod footprints from the Shangluo City, Shaanxi Province, China: Geological Bulletin of China, v. 30, n. 11, p. 1697-1700.

Kappus, E. J., Lucas, S. G., and Langford, R., 2011, The Cerro de Cristo Rey Cretaceous dinosaur tracksites, Sunland Park, New Mexico, USA, and Chihuahua, Mexico: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 272-288.

Klein, H., Voigt, S., Saber, H., Schneider, J. W., Hminna, A., Fischer, J., Lagnaoui, A., and Brosig, A., 2011, First occurrence of a Middle Triassic tetrapod ichnofauna from the Argana Basin (Western High Atlas, Morocco): Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 307, p. 218-231.

Kubo, T., 2011, Estimating body weight from footprints: application to pterosaurs: Palaeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 209, p. 197-199.

Li, J., Bai, Z., and Wei, Q., 2011, On the dinosaur tracks from the Lower Cretaceous of Otog Qi, Inner Mongolia, 109pp. (Asianopodus robustus)

Li, R., Lockley, M. G., Matsukawa, M., Wang, K., and Liu, M, 2011, An unusual theropod track assemblage from the Cretaceous of the Zhucheng area, Shandong Province, China: Cretaceous Research, v. 32, p. 422-432. (Corpulentapus lilasia)

Lockley, M. G., 2011, Puttng the best foot forward: asingle case of "toe extension" has general implications for the toe extension concept in theropod dinosaur feet and footprints: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 301-305.

Lockley, M. G., 2011, The ichnotaxonomic status of Brasilichnium with special reference to occurrences in the Navajo Sandstone (Lower Jurassic) in the western USA: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 306-315.

Lockley, M. G., 2011, Theropod-and prosauropod-dominated ichnofaunas from the Navajo-Nugget Sandstone (Lower Jurassic) at Dinosaur National Monument: implications for prosauropod behavior and ecology: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 316-320.

Lockley, M. G., Cart, K., Maritn, J., and Milner, A. R. C., 2011, New theropod tracksites from the Upper Cretaceous "Mesaverde" Group, western Colorado: implications for ornithomimosaur track morphology: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 321-329.

Lockley, M. G., Gierlinski, G. D., and Lucas, S. G., 2011, Kayentapus revisited: notes on the type material and the importance of this theropod footprint ichnogenus: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 330-336.

Lockley, M. G., Hups, K., Cart, K., and Gerwe, S., 2011, A zone of sauropodomorph footprints in the basal Wingate Sandstone (Latest Triassic) of Western Colorado and Eastern Utah: Is Eosauropus a common ichnogens in this region? In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 337-343.

Lockley, M. G., Tedro, A. R., Chamberland, K. C., Minter, N. J., and Lim, J.-D., 2011, Footrpints and invertebrate traces from a new site in the Nugget Sandstone (Lower Jurassic) of Idaho: implications for life in the northern reaches of the great Navajo-Nugget erg system in the Western USA: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 344-356.

Lucas, S. G., Sullivan, R. M., Jasinski, S. E., and Ford, T. L., 2011, Hadrosaur footpritns from the Upper Cretaceous Fruitland Formation, San Juan Basin, New Mexico, and the ichnotaxonomy of large ornithopod footprints: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 357-362. (Amblydactylus burreyi = Iguanodontipus burreyi, Amblydactylus billsarjeanti = Iguanodontipus billsarjeanti, Caririchnium langstoni = Hadrosauropodus langstoni, Caririchnium nanxiongensis = Hadrosauropodus nanxiongensis)

Lucas, S. G., Tanner, L. H., Donohoo-Hurley, L. L., Geissman, J. W., Kozur, H. W., Heckert, A. B., and Weems, R. E., 2011, Position of the Triassic-Jurassic boundary and timing of the end-Triassic extinctions on land: data from the Moenave Formation on the southern Colorado Plateau, USA: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 302, p. 194-205.

Mateus, O,. Milan, J., Romano, M., and Whyte, M. A., 2011, New finds of stegosaur tracks from the Upper Jurassic Lourinha Formation, Portugal: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 3, p. 651-658.

Mudroch, A., Richter, U., Joger, U., Kosma, R., Idle, O., and Maga, A., 2011, Didactyl tracks of paravian theropods (maniraptora) from the ?Middle Jurasssic of africa: Public Library of Science (PLOS), One, v. 6, n. 2, 9pp. (Paravipus didactylodes) Link to pdf

Niedzwiedzki, G., 2011, A Late Triassic dinosaur-dominated ichnofauna from the Tomanova Formation of the Tatra Mountains, Central Europe: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 2, p. 291-300. Link to pdf

Niedzwiedzki, G., Singer, T., Gierlinski, G. D., and Lockley, M. G., 2011, A protoceratopsid skeleton with an associated track from the Upper Cretaceous of Mongolia: Cretaceous Research, v. 33, p. 7-10.

Nouri, J., Diaz-Martinez, I., and Perez-Lorente, F., 2011, Tetradactyl footprints of an unknown affinity theropod dinosaur from the Upper Jurassic of Morocco: Public Library of Science (PLOS), One, v. 6, n. 12, 7pp. (Boutakioutichnium atlasicus)

Olsen, P. E., Kent, D. V., and Whiteside, J. H., 2011 (for 2010), , Implications of the Newark Supergroup-based astrochronology and geomagnetic polarity time scale (Newark-APTS) for the tempo and mode of the early diversification of the Dinosauria: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 101, p. 201-229.

Osi, A., Palfy, J,. Makadi, L, Szentesi, Z, Gulyas, P., Rabi, M, Botfalvai, G,. and Hips, K., 2011, Hettangian (Early Jurassic) dinosaur tracksites from the Mecsek Moutains, Hungary: Ichnos, v. 18, p. 79-94.

Petti, F. M., Bernardi, M,. Todesco, R., and Avanzini, M., 2011, Dinosaur footprints as ultimate evidence for a terrestrial environment in the Late Sinemurian Trento Carbonate Platform: PalAios, v. 26, p. 601-606.

Petti, F. M., Bernardi, M., Ferretti, P., Tomasoni, R., and Avanzini, M., 2011, Dinosaur tracks in a marginal marine environment: the coste dell'Anglone ichnosite (Early Jurassic, Trento Platform, NE Italy): Italian Journal of Geoscience (Boll. Soc. Geol. t), v. 130, n. 1, p. 27-41.

Romilio, A., and Salisbury, S. W., 2011, A reassessment of large therpod dinosaur tracks from the mid-Cretaceous (late Albian-Cenomanian) Winton Formation of Lark Quarry, central-western Queensland, Australia: a case of mistaken identity: Cretaceous Research, v. 32, p. 135-142.

Rubio, M. M., and Perez-Lorente, F., 2011, Huellas en las obras. reconocimiento y estudio de huellas fosiles de dinosaurio en las obras de la presa de Enciso (La Rioja, Espana): Zubia, v. 29, p. 29-58.

Simpson, E. L., Malenda, H. F., Needle, M., Hilbert-Wolf, H. L., Steullet, A., Boling, K., Wizevich, M. C., and Tindall, S. E., 2011, Upper Cretaceous dinosaur tracks from the Upper and Capping sandstone member of the Wahweap Formation, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah. U.S.A.: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 380-385.

de Valais, S., 2011, Revision of dinosaur ichnotaxa from the La Matilde Formation (Middle Jurassic), Santa Cruz Province, Argentina: Ameghinana, tomo 48, n. 1, p. 28-42.

Voigt, S., Saber, H,. Schneider, J. W., Hmich, D., and Hminna, A., 2011, Late Carboniferous-Early Permian tetrapod ichnofauna from the Khenifra Basin, Central Moroco: Geobios, v. 44, p. 399-407.

Voigt, S., Schneider, J. W., Saber, H., Hminna, A., Lagnaoui, A., Klein, H., Brosig, A., and Fischer, J., 2011, Complex tetrapod burrows from Middle Triassic Red Beds of the Argana Basin (Western High Atlas, Morocco): Palaios, v. 26, p. 555-566.

Xing, L.-D., Harris, J. D., and Currie, P. J., 2011, First record of dinosaur trackway from Tibet, China: Geological Bulletin of China, v. 30, n. 1, p. 173-178.

Xing, L.-D., Harris, J. D., Jia, C.-K., Luo, Z.-J., Wang, S.-N., and An, J.-F., 2011, Early Cretaceous bird-dominated and dinosaur footprint assemblages from the northwestern margin of the Junggar Basin, Xinjiang, China: Palaeoworld, v. 20, p. 308-321. (Koreanornis dodsoni, Moguiornipes robusta)

Xing, L.-D., Harris, J. D., and Gierlinski, G. D., 2011, Therangosodus and Megalosauripus track assemblage from the Upper Jurassic-Lower Cretaceous Tuchengzi Formaion of Chicheng County, Hebei Province, China and thier paleoecological implications: Vertebrata PalAstica, v. 49, n. 4, p. 423-434. Link to pdf

Xing, L.-D., Harris, J. D., Gierlinski, G. D., Wang, W.-M., Wang, Z.-Y., and Li, D.-Q., 2011, Mid-Cretaceous non-avian theropod trackways from the southern margin of the Sichuan Basin, China: Acta Palaeontologica Sinica, v. 50, n. 4, p. 470-480.

Xing, L.-D., Mayor, A., Yu, C., Harris, J. D., and Burns, M. E., 2011, The folklore of dinosaur trackways in China: Impact on paleontology: Ichnos, v. 18, p. 213-220.


Palaeopathologies

Arbour, V. M., and Currie, P. J., 2011, Tail and pelvis pathologies of ankylosaurian dinosaurs: Historical Biology, v. 23, n. 4, p. 375-390.

Bell, P. R., Rothschilds, B. M., and Tanke, D. H., 2011, First report of gout in an ornithomimid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Horseshoe Canyon Formation, Alberta: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 166-168.

Cabral, U. G., Riff, D., Kellner, A. W. A., and Henriques, D. D. R., 2011, Pathological features and insect boring marks in a crocodyliform from the Bauru Basin, Cretaceous of Brazil: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 163, p. S140-S151. Link to pdf

Rauhut, O. W. M., 2011, Theropod dinosaurs from the Late Jurassic of Tendaguru (Tanzania): Palaeontology, v. 86, p. 195-239.

Reisz, R. R., Scott, D. M., Pynn, B. R., and Modesto, S. P., 2011, Osteomyelitis in a Paleozoic reptile: ancient evidence for bacterial infection and its evolutionary significance: Naturwissenschften, published on line, 5pp.

Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., Jasinski, S. E., and Tanke, D. H., 2011, An unusual sacral neural spine osteopathy of a chasmosaurine (Dinosauria: Ceratopsidae) from the Upper Cretaceous Kirtland Formation (Hunter Wash Member), San Juan Basin, New Mexico: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 484-488.

Witzmann, F., Claeson, K. M., Hampe, O., Wieder, F., Hilger, A., Manke, I., Niederhagen, M., Rothschild, B. M., and Asbach, P., 2011, Paget disease of bone in a Jurassic Dinosaur: Current Biology, v. 21, n. 17, p. R647-R648. Link to pdf

Zanno, L. E., Varricchio, D. J., O'Connor, P. M., Titus, A. L., and Knell, M. J., 2011, A new troodontid theropod, Talos sampsoni gen. et sp. nov., from the Upper Cretaceous Western Interior Basin of North America: Public Library of Science (PLOS) One, v. 6, issue 9, 20 pp. Link to pdf (Talos sampsoni)


Gastroliths


Stomach contents

Dal Sasso, C., and Maganuco, S., 2011, Scipionyx samniticus (Theropoda: Compsognathidae) from the Lower Cretaceous of Italy. Osteology, ontogenetic assessment, phylogeny, soft tissue anatomy, taphonomy and palaeobiology: Memorie, della Societa Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano, v. 37, fascicolo 1, 281pp.

Dong, L.-P., Huang, D.-Y., and Wang, Y., 2011, Two Jurassic salamanders with stomach contents from Inner Mongolia, China: Chinese Science Bulletin, published online, 5pp.


Coprolites

Jasinski, S. E., Sullivan, R. M., and Lucas, S. G., 2011, Taxonomic composition of the Alamo Wash local fauna from the Upper Cretaceous Ojo Alamo Formation (Naashoibito Member), San Juan Basin, New Mexico: In: Fossil Record 3, edited by Sullivan, R. M., Lucas, S. G., and Spielmann, J. A., New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Bulletin 53, p. 216-271.

Smith, R. M. H., and Botha-Brink, J., 2011, Morphology and composition of bone-bearing coprolites from the Late Permian Beaufort Group, Karoo Basin, South Africa: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 312, p. 40-53.


Cannibalism


Regurgitalite


Fire (Mesozoic, Paleozoic)

Grasby, S. E., Sanei, H, and Beauchamp, B., 2011, Catastrophic dispersion of coal fly ash into oceans during the latest Permina Extinction: Nature Geoscience, published online, 4pp.

Marynowski, L, Scott, A. C., Zaton, M., Parent, H., and Garrido, A. C., 2011, First multi-proxy reord of Jurassic wildfires from Gondwana: evidence from the Middle Jurassic of the Neuquen Basin, Argentina: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 299, p. 129-136.


Beetle Borrings

Cabral, U. G., Riff, D., Kellner, A. W. A., and Henriques, D. D. R., 2011, Pathological features and insect boring marks in a crocodyliform from the Bauru Basin, Cretaceous of Brazil: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 163, p. S140-S151. Link to pdf

Saneyoshi, M., Watabe, M., Suzuki, S., and Tsogtbaatar, K., 2011, Trace fossils on dinosaur bones from Upper Cretaceous eolian deposits in Mongolia: Taphonomic interpretation of paleoecosystems in ancient desert environments: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 311, p. 38-47.


Toothmarks

Paik, I. S., Kim, H. J., Lim, J D., Huh, M., and Lee, H. II., 2011, Diverse tooth marks on an adult sauropod bone from the Early Cretaceous, Korea: implications in feeding behaviour of theropod diosaurs: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 309, p. 342-346.

Zammit, M., and Kear, B. P., 2011, Healed bite marks on a Cretaceous ichthyosaur: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 4, p. 859-863. Link to pdf


Histology

Fassett, J. E., Heaman, L. M., and Simonetti, A., 2011, Direct U-Pb dating of Cretaceous and Paleocene dinosaur bones, San Juan Basin, New Mexico: Geology, v. 39,n . 2, p. 159-162.

Hugi, J., Scheyer, T. M., Sander, P. M., Klein, N., and Sanchez-Villagra, M. R., 2011, Long one microstructure gives new insights into teh life of pachypleurosaurids from the Middle Triassic of Monte San Giorgio, Switzerland/Italy: Comptes Rendus Palevol, v. 10, p. 413-426.

Kolb. C., Sanchez-Villagra, M. R., and Scheyer, T. M., 2011, The palaeohistology of the basal ichthyosaur Mixosaurus Baur, 1887 (Ichthyopterygia, Mixosauridae) from the Middle Triassic: palaeobiological implications: Comptes Rendus Palevol, v. 10, p. 403-411.

Scheyer, T. M,. and Desojo, J. B., 2011, Palaeohistology and external microanatomy of rauisuchian osteoderms (Archosauria: Pseudosuchia): Palaeontology, v. 54, part 6, p. 1289-1302.

8uPol, D., Garrido, A., and Cerda, I. A., 2011, A new sauropodomorph dinosaur from the Early Jurassic of Patagonia and the origin and evolution of the sauropod-type sacrum: Public Library of Science (PLOS) One, v. 6, issue 1, 24 pp. Link to pdf


Soft tissue

Clack, J. A., 2011, A new microsaur from the Early Carboniferous (Visean) of East Kirkton, Scotland, showing soft tissue evidence: In: Studies of fossil tetrapods, edited by Barret, P. M., and Milner, A. R., Special Papers in Palaeontology, v. 86, p. 45-55. (Kirktonecta milnerae)

Dal Sasso, C., and Maganuco, S., 2011, Scipionyx samniticus (Theropoda: Compsognathidae) from the Lower Cretaceous of Italy. Osteology, ontogenetic assessment, phylogeny, soft tissue anatomy, taphonomy and palaeobiology: Memorie, della Societa Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano, v. 37, fascicolo 1, 281pp.

Schweitzer, M. H., 2011, Soft tissue preservation in terrestrial Mesozoic vertebrates: Annual reveiw of Earth and Planetary Sciences, v. 39, p. 187-216.


Bonebed


Taphonomy

Burns, M. E., Currie, P. J., Sissons, R. L., and Arbour, V. M., 2011, Juvenile specimens of Pinacosaurus grangeri Gilmore, 1933 (Ornithischia: ankylosauria) from teh Late Cretaceous of China, with comments on the specific taxonomy of Pinacosaurus: Cretaceous Research, v. 32, p. 174-186.

Dal Sasso, C., and Maganuco, S., 2011, Scipionyx samniticus (Theropoda: Compsognathidae) from the Lower Cretaceous of Italy. Osteology, ontogenetic assessment, phylogeny, soft tissue anatomy, taphonomy and palaeobiology: Memorie, della Societa Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano, v. 37, fascicolo 1, 281pp.

Hayward, J. L., Dickson, K. M., Gamble, S. R., Owen, A. W., and Owen, K. C., 2011, Eggshell taphonomy: environmental effects on fragment orientation: In: 4th International Symposium on Dinosaur Eggs and Babies, Historical Biology, v. 23, n. 1, p. 5-13.

Peterson, J. E., Scherer, R. P., and Huffman, K. M., 2011, Methods of microvertebrate sampling and thier influences on taphonomic interpretations: PalAios, v. 26, p. 81-88.

Tucker, R. T., 2011, Taphonomy of Sheridan College Quarry 1, Buffalow, Wyoming: implicatiosn for reconstructing historic dinosaur localities including Utterback's 1902-1910 Morrison dinosaur expeditions: Geobios, v. 44, p. 527-541.


Burrows

Bordy, E. M., Sztano, O., Rubidge, B. S., and Bumby, A., 2011, Early Triassic vertebrate burrows from the Kateberg Formation of the south-western Karoo Basin, South Africa, Lethaia, v. 44, p. 33-45.

Talanda, M., Dzieciol, S., Sulej, T., and Niedzwiedzki, G., 2011, Vertebrate burrow system from the Upper Triassic of Poland: Palaios, v. 26, p. 99-105.

Woodruff, D. C., and Varricchio, D. J., 2011, Experimental modeling of a possible Oryctodromeus cubicularis(Dinosauria) burrow: PalAios, v. 26, p. 140-151.

Voigt, S., Schneider, J. W., Saber, H., Hminna, A., Lagnaoui, A., Klein, H., Brosig, A., and Fischer, J., 2011, Complex tetrapod burrows from Middle Triassic Red Beds of the Argana Basin (Western High Atlas, Morocco): Palaios, v. 26, p. 555-566.


DNA (and Blood)

Antonio, J. D. S., Schweitzer, M. H., Jensen, S. T., Kalluri, R., Buckley, M., and Orgel, J. P. R. O., 2011, Dinosaur peptides suggest mechanisms of protein survival: Public Library of Science (PLOS), One, v. 6, n. 6, 12 pp. Link to pdf

Lindgren, J., Uvdal, P,. Engdahl, A., Lee, A. H., Alwmark, C,. Bergquist, K.-E., Nilsson, E,. Ekstrom, P., Rasmussen, M., Dougla,s D. A., Polcyn, M. J., and Jacobs, L. L., 2011, Microspetroscopic evidence of Cretaceous bone proteins: Public Library of Science (PLOS), One, v. 6, n. 4, 11pp.


(suppose) Tertiary Dinosaurs

Fassett, J. E., Heaman, L. M., and Simonetti, A., 2011, Direct U-Pb dating of Cretaceous and Paleocene dinosaur bones, San Juan Basin, New Mexico: Geology, v. 39, n . 2, p. 159-162.


Venomous

Gianechini, F. A., Agnolin, F. L., and Ezcurra, M. D., 2011, A reassessment of the purported venom delivery system of the bird-like raptor Sinornithosaurus: Paläontologische Zeitschrift, v. 85, p. 103-107.

Gong, E., Martin, L. D., Burnham, D. A., and Falk, A. R., 2011, Evidence for a venomous Sinornithosaurus: Paläontologische Zeitschrift, v. 85, p. 109-111.


Extinction

Barash, M. S., 2011, Factors responsible for catastrohic extinction of marine organisms at the Mesozoic-Cenozoic boundary: Oceanology,v. 51, n. 4, p. 640-641.

Grasby, S. E., Sanei, H, and Beauchamp, B., 2011, Catastrophic dispersion of coal fly ash into oceans during the latest Permina Extinction: Nature Geoscience, published online, 4pp.

Hermann, E., Hochuli, P. A., Bucher, H., Bruhwiler, T., Hautmann, M., Ware, D., and Roohi, G., 2011, Terrestrial ecosystems on North Gondwana following the end-Permian mass extinction: Gondwana Research, v. 20, p. 630-637.

Hu, S.-X., Zhang, Q.-Y., Chen, X.-Q., Zhou, C.-Y., Lu, T., Xie, T., Wen, W., Huang, J.-Y., and Benton, M. J., 2011, The Luoping biota: exeptional preservation, and new evidence on the Tirassic recovery from the end-Permian mass extinction: Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B., n. 278, p. 2274-2282.

Keller, G., Bhowmick, P. K., Upadhyay, H., Dave, A., Reddy, A. N., Jaiprakash, B. C., and Adatte, T., 2011, Deccan Volcanism linked to the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary mass extinction: new evidence from ONGC Wells in the Krishna-Godavari Basin: Journal of the Geological Society of India, v. 78, p. 399-428.

Longrich, N. R., Tokaryk, T., and Field, D. J., 2011, Mass extinction of birds at the Cretaceous-Paleogene (K-Pg) boundary: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, v. 108, n. 37, p. 15253-15257.

Lucas, S. G., Tanner, L. H., Donohoo-Hurley, L. L., Geissman, J. W., Kozur, H. W., Heckert, A. B., and Weems, R. E., 2011, Position of the Triassic-Jurassic boundary and timing of the end-Triassic extinctiosn on land: data from the Moenave Formation on the southern Colorado Plateau, USA: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 302, p. 194-205.

Lyson, T. R., Bercovici, A., Chester, G. B., Sargis, E. J., Pearson, D., and Joyce, W. G., 2011, Dionsaur extinction: closing the '3 m gap': Biology Letters, v. 7, p. 925-928.

Meredith, R. W., Janecka, J. E., Gatesy, J., Ryder, O. A., Fisher, C. A., Teeling, E. C., Goodbla, A., Eizirik, E., Simao, T. L. L., Stadler, T., Rabosky, D. L., Honeycutt, R. L., Flynn, J. J., Ingram, C. M., Steiner, C., Williams, T. L., Robinson, T. J., Burk-Herrick, A., Westerman, M., Ayoub, N. A., Springer, M. S., and Murphy, W. J., 2011, Impacts on the Cretaceous terrestrial revolution and KPg extinction on mammal diversification: Science, v. 334, p. 521-524.

Ruhl, M., Bonis, N. R., Reichart, G.-J., Damste, J. S. S., and Kürschner, W. M., 2011, Atmospheric carbon injection linked to end-Triassic mass extinction: Science, v. 333, p. 430-434.

Ruta, M., Cisneros, J. C., Liebrecht, T., Tsuji, L. A., and Muller, J., 2011, Amniotes through major biological crises: fuanal turnover among parareptiles and the end-Permian mass extinction: Palaeontology, v. 54, part 5, p. 1117-1137.

Shen, S.-Z., Crowley, J. L., Wang, Y., Bowring, S. A., Erwin, D. H., Sadler, P. M., Cao, C.-Q., Rothman, D. H., Henderson, S. M., Ramezani, J., Zhang, H., Shen, Y., Wang, X-D., Wang, W., Mu, L., Li, W.-Z., Tang, Y.-G., Liu, X.-L., Liu, L.-J., Zeng, Y., Jiang, Y.-F., and Jin, Y.-G., 2011, Calibrating the end-Permian mass extinction: Science, v. 334, p. 1367-1372.

Smith, R., 2011, Lost World, did a giant impact 200 million years ago trigger a mass extinction and pave the way for the dinosaurs? Nature, v. 479, p. 287-289.


Integuments

Feathers

Greenwold, M. J., and Sawyer, R. H., 2011, Linking the molecular evolution of avian beta (&) keratins to the evolution of feathers: Journal of Expermental Zoology (Molecular adn Developmental Evolution), v. 316, p. 609-616.

Knight, T. K., Bingham, P. S., Lewis, R. D., and Savrda, C. E., 2011, Feathers of the Ingersoll Shale, Eutaw Formation (Upper Cretaceous), eastern Alabama: the largest collection of feathers from North American Mesozoic Rocks: PalAios, v. 26, p. 364-376.

Lingham-Soliar, T., 2011, The evolution of the feather: Sinosauropteryx, a colourful tail: Journal of Ornithology, v. 152, p. 567-577.

McKellar, R. C., Chatterton, B. D. E., Wolfe, A. P., and Currie, P. J., 2011, A diverse assemblage of Late Cretaceous dinosaur and bird feathers from Canadian amber: Science, v. 333, p. 1612-1622.

Sayao, J. M., Saraiva, A. A. F., and Uejima, A. M. K., 2011, New evidence of feathers in the Crato Formation supporting a reappraisal on the presence of Aves: In: Proceedings of the Third Gondwanan Dinosaur Symposium, Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, v. 83, n. 1, 197-210. Link to pdf

Witmer, L. M., 2011, An icon knocked from its perch: Nature, v. 475, p. 458-459.

Wolgelius, R. A., Manning, P. L., Barden, H. E., Edwards, N. P., Webb, S. M., Sellers, W. I., Taylor, K. G., Larson, P. L., Dodson, P., You, H., Da-qing, L., and Bergmann, U., 2011, Trace metals as biomarkers for eumelanian pigment in the fossil record: Science, v. 333, p. 1622-1626.

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Alifanov, V. R., and Kurochkin, E. N., 2011, Kyrgyzsaurus bukhanchenkoi gen. et sp. nov., a new reptile from the Triassic of southwestern Kyrgystan: Palaeontological Journal, v. 45, n. 6, p. 639-647.

Foster, J. R., and Hunt-Foster, R. K., 2011, New occurrences of dinosaur skin of tow types (Sauropods? and Dinosauria indet.) from the Late Jurassic of North America (Mygatt-Moore Quarry, Morrison Formation): Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 31, n. 3, p. 717-721.

Li, Y., Zhang, Y.-G., Zhou, Z.-H, Li, Z.H., Liu, D., and Wang, X.-L., 2011, New material of Gansus and a discussion on its habit: Vertebrata PalAsiatica, v. 49, n. 4, p. 435-445. Link to pdf

Lindgren, J., Everhart, M. J., and Caldwell, M. W., 2011, Three-dimensionally preserved integument reveals hydrodynamic adaptations in the extanct marine lizard Ectenosaurus (Reptilia, Mosasauridae): Public Library of Science (PLOS), One, v. 6, n. 11, 5pp. Link to pdf

Mateus, O,. Milan, J., Romano, M., and Whyte, M. A., 2011, New finds of stegosaur tracks from the Upper Jurassic Lourinha Formation, Portugal: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, v. 56, n. 3, p. 651-658.

Zheng, R,. Farke, A. A., and Kim, G.-S., 2011, A photographic atlas of the pes from a hadrosaurine hadrosaurid dinosaur: PalArch's Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology, v. 8, n. 7, 12pp.

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Interesting Articles

Amiot, R., Wang, X., Zhou, Z., Wang, X., Buffetaut, E., Lecuyer, C., Ding, Z., Fluteau, F., Hibino, T., Kushuhashi, N., Mo, J., Suteethorn, V., Wang, Y., Xu, X., and Zhang, F., 2011, Oxygen isotopes of East Asian dinosaurs reveal exceptionally cold Early Cretaceous Climates: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, v. 108, p. 5179-5183.

Jiang, B., Furisch, F. T., Sha, J., Wang, B., and Niu, Y., 2011, Early Cretaceous volcanism and its impact on fossil preservation in Western Liaoning, NE China: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 302, p. 255-269.

Leslie, A. B., 2011, Predation and protection in the macroevolutionary history of conifer cones: Proceedins of the Royal Society, Series B., published on line, 6pp.

Miller, K. G. Mountain, G. S., Wright, J. D, and Browning, J. V., 2011, A 180-million-year record of sea level and ice volume variations from continental margin and deep-sea isotopic records: Oceanography, v. 24, n. 2, p. 40-53.

Wan, C.-B., Wang, D.-H, Zhu, Z.-P, and Quan, C., 2011, Trend of Santonian (Late Cretaceous) atmospheric CO2 and global mean land surface temperature: evidence from plant fossils: Science China, Earth Sciences, v. 54 n. 9, p. 1338-1345.


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