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This overview of dinosaur discoveries in Mexico synthesizes current information about the geography and environment of the region during the Mesozoic when it was the western margin of the ancient continent of Pangea. The book summarizes research on various groups, including turtles, lepidosauromorphs, plesiosaurs, crocodyliforms, pterosaurs, and last but not least, dinosaurs. In addition, chapters focus on trackways and other trace fossils and on K/P boundary (the Chicxulub crater, beneath the Gulf of Mexico, has been hypothesized as the site of the boloid impact that killed off the dinosaurs). Dinosaurs and Other Reptiles from the Mesozoic of Mexico is an up-to-date, informative volume on an area that has not been comprehensively described until now.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright Page
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  1. Contents
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  1. Contributors
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  1. Acknowledgments
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  1. Preface
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  1. 1. History of the Discoveries of Dinosaurs and Mesozoic Reptiles in Mexico
  2. Jose Ruben Guzman-Gutierrez and Héctor E. Rivera-Sylva
  3. pp. 1-12
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  1. 2. Paleogeography and Paleoenvironment of Mexico during the Mesozoic
  2. Wolfgang Stinnesbeck and Eberhard Frey
  3. pp. 13-29
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  1. 3. Turtles of the Mesozoic of Mexico
  2. Donald B. Brinkman
  3. pp. 30-43
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  1. 4. Mesozoic Lepidosauromorphs of Mexico: A Review and Discussion of Taxonomic Assignments
  2. Víctor Hugo Reynoso and J. Alberto Cruz
  3. pp. 44-78
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  1. 5. Plesiosaurs, Reptiles between Grace and Awe
  2. Eberhard Frey and Wolfgang Stinnesbeck
  3. pp. 79-98
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  1. 6. Mexican Ichthyosaurs
  2. Eberhard Frey and Wolfgang Stinnesbeck
  3. pp. 99-109
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  1. 7. Overview of Mesozoic Crocodyliforms from Mexico
  2. Gerardo Carbot-Chanona
  3. pp. 110-125
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  1. 8. Mexican Pterosaurs—Rare Jewels in the Fossil Record
  2. Eberhard Frey and Wolfgang Stinnesbeck
  3. pp. 126-142
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  1. 9. Mexican Saurischian Dinosaurs
  2. Héctor E. Rivera-Sylva and Kenneth Carpenter
  3. pp. 143-155
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  1. 10. The Ornithischian Dinosaurs of Mexico
  2. Héctor E. Rivera-Sylva and Kenneth Carpenter
  3. pp. 156-180
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  1. 11. A Summary of the Mesozoic Vertebrate Tracks of Mexico
  2. Victor Manuel Bravo-Cuevas and Rubén Rodríguez-de la Rosa
  3. pp. 181-192
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  1. 12. The Cretaceous-Paleogene (K-Pg) Boundary in Mexico
  2. Wolfgang Stinnesbeck and Eberhard Frey
  3. pp. 193-212
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 213-216
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780253012715
Print ISBN
9780253011831
MARC Record
OCLC
876571154
Pages
232
Launched on MUSE
2014-05-07
Language
English
Open Access
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