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The Dinosauria$
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David Weishampel

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780520242098

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520242098.001.0001

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Dinosaur Distribution

Dinosaur Distribution

Chapter:
(p.515) (p.516) (p.517) Twenty-Four Dinosaur Distribution
Source:
The Dinosauria
Author(s):

David B. Weishampel

Paul M. Barrett

Rodolfo A. Coria

Jean Le Loeuff

Xu Xing

Zhao Xijin

Ashok Sahni

Elizabeth M. P. Gomani

Christopher R. Noto

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520242098.003.0027

This chapter summarizes all dinosaur locations currently known worldwide. Geographic location is based on primary administrative divisions (e.g., states, departments, provinces, counties) of the countries in which dinosaur material has been found. Locations are annotated for lithostratigraphic unit (bed, formation, group, series), faunal composition, and stratigraphic horizon. The members of the fauna are present in rank order, roughly based on their phylogenetic relationships. The chapter also includes locations yielding skeletal remains and those that have produced tracks and/or trackways, as well as locations where eggs and eggshell fragments have been found.

Keywords:   dinosaur locations, geographic location, lithostratigraphic unit, faunal composition, stratigraphic horizon, skeletal remains, trackways

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