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Paleontological Journal

, Volume 52, Issue 13, pp 1633–1636 | Cite as

New Data on Ornithischian Dinosaurs from the Late Jurassic of Transbaikalia, Russia

  • V. R. AlifanovEmail author
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Abstract

Three species of ornithischian dinosaurs (Daurosaurus olovus, Kulindapteryx ukureica, and Kulindadromeus zabaikalicus) from the Jurassic Kulinda locality (Transbaikalia, Russia) have been described. Kulindadromeus zabaikalicus was established on erroneous assumption that the locality contains only one dinosaurian taxon. The characters used in the diagnosis of this species, which were registered by the holotype (imprint of bones of an incomplete distorted skull on the rock surface), cannot be treated unequivocally from the morphological point of view.

Keywords:

Ornithopoda dinosaurs morphology systematics Jurassic Transbaikalia Russia 

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

This study was supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, project no. 16-05-00408.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Borissiak Paleontological Institute, Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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