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Diogenes de A. Campos ; Jorge O. Calvo ; Alexander W. A. Kellner ;Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geológicas 2013, 30 (2)

Author: Elaine B. Machado

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Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geológicas ISSN: 1026-8774 rmcg@geociencias.unam.mx Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México México Machado, Elaine B.; A.
Campos, Diogenes de; O.
Calvo, Jorge; Kellner, Alexander W.
A. A new Abelisauroid from the Upper Cretaceous of Brazil Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geológicas, vol.
30, núm.
2, 2013, pp.
446-452 Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Querétaro, México Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=57228307014 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Revista Mexicana Machado et al.
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446-452 446 A new Abelisauroid from the Upper Cretaceous of Brazil Elaine B.
Machado1,*, Diogenes de A.
Campos2, Jorge O.
Calvo3, and Alexander W.
Kellner1 1 Laboratório de Sistemática e Tafonomia de Vertebrados Fósseis, Departamento de Geologia e Paleontologia, Museu Nacional-Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brasil. 2 Museu de Ciências da Terra, Departamento Nacional de Produção Mineral, S.A.N.
Quadra 01 Bloco B, 70041-903, Brasília, Brasil. 3 Centro Paleontológico Lago Barreales (CePaLB), Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Ruta Provincial N° 51, km 65, Neuquén, Argentina. *machado.eb@gmail.com ABSTRACT Although important dinosaur specimens have been recently described from Brazil, the theropod record in this county is still rather scarce, particularly from Cretaceous strata.
Here we describe a complete right tibia (MCT 1783-R) from the Marília Formation (Maastrichtian, Bauru Basin) near Peirópolis (Uberaba, Minas Gerais).
This is the best theropod specimen recovered from this unit after five decades of collecting.
MCT 1783-R shows a well developed cnemial crest with a lobular distal end, that proje...

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