The Vertebrates References

Theropod References

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Agnolin, F.L. and Chiarelli, P. (2010). "The position of the claws in Noasauridae (Dinosauria: Abelisauroidea) and its implications for abelisauroid manus evolution." Paläontologische Zeitschrift, published online 19 November 2009. doi: 10.1007/s12542-009-0044-2 abstract

Allain R (2001). "Redescription de Streptospondylus altdorfensis, le dinosaure théropode de Cuvier, du Jurassique de Normandie [Redescription of Streptospondylus altdorfensis, Cuvier's theropod dinosaur from the Jurassic of Normandy]". Geodiversitas 23 (3): 349-367.

Allain R (2002). "Discovery of megalosaur (Dinosauria, Theropoda) in the middle Bathonian of Normandy (France) and its implications for the phylogeny of basal Tetanurae". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 22 (3): 548–563. doi:10.1671/0272-4634(2002)022[0548:DOMDTI]2.0.CO;2.
The Megalosaurs

Allain, R., & D. J. Chure. 2002. Poekilopleuron bucklandii, the theropod dinosaur from the Middle Jurassic (Bathonian) of Normandy. Palaeontology 45 (6): 1107-1121.

Allain, R., & X. Pereda Suberbiola. 2003. Dinosaurs of France. Comptes Rendus Palevol 2 (1): 27-44.

Amiot, R.; Buffetaut, E.; Lécuyer, C.; Wang, X.; Boudad, L.; Ding, Z.; Fourel, F.; Hutt, S.; Martineau, F.; Medeiros, A.; Mo, J.; Simon, L.; Suteethorn, V.; Sweetman, S.; Tong, H.; Zhang, F.; and Zhou, Z. (2010). "Oxygen isotope evidence for semi-aquatic habits among spinosaurid theropods". Geology 38 (2): 139–142. doi:10.1130/G30402.1.
Spinosauridae - habits

Apaldetti C, Martinez RN, Alcober OA, Pol D (2011) A New Basal Sauropodomorph (Dinosauria: Saurischia) from Quebrada del Barro Formation (Marayes-El Carrizal Basin), Northwestern Argentina. PLoS ONE 6(11): e26964. doi:10.1371/journal.pone

R.T. Bakker, 1975 "Dinosaur Renaissance", Scientific American April 1975
Birds are dinosaurs

Bakker, RT, (1986), The Dinosaur Heresies : New Theories Unlocking the Mystery of the Dinosaurs and Their Extinction. Kensington Pub Corp.: 481 pp.
Birds are dinosaurs, (Neo)Theropoda

Bakker, 1997. Megalosaurian mid-life crisis: Diversity, co-evolution and extinction at the Jurassic-Cretaceous boundary. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 17(3), 30A.

Benson, R.B.J. 2008a. "A redescription of "Megalosaurus" hesperis (Dinosauria, Theropoda) from the Inferior Oolite (Bajocian, Middle Jurassic) of Dorset, United Kingdom". Zootaxa 1931: 57-67.

Benson, 2008b. A new theropod phylogeny focussing on basal tetanurans, and its implications for European 'megalosaurs' and Middle Jurassic dinosaur endemism. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 51A.

Benson, R.B.J. 2010. A description of Megalosaurus bucklandii (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Bathonian of the UK and the relationships of Middle Jurassic theropods. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. doi: 10.1111/j.1096-3642.2009.00569.x

Benson, R.B.J., Carrano, M.T and Brusatte, S.L. (2010). "A new clade of archaic large-bodied predatory dinosaurs (Theropoda: Allosauroidea) that survived to the latest Mesozoic". Naturwissenschaften 97 (1): 71–78. doi:10.1007/s00114-009-0614-x. PMID 19826771. Supporting Information -pdf

Bonaparte, J.F., 1979. Dinosaurs: A Jurassic assemblage from Patagonia. Science. 205, 1377-1379.

Bonaparte, J.F, 1986. Les Dinosaures (Carnosaures, Allosauridés, Sauropodes, Cétiosauridés) du Jurassique moyen de Cerro Cóndor (Chubut, Argentine). [The Middle Jurassic dinosaurs (carnosaurs, allosaurids, sauropods, cetiosaurids) from Cerro Cóndor (Chubut, Argentina).] Annales de Paléontologie. Paris, France. 72, 247-289.

Bonaparte, J.F.; Novas, F.E.; Coria, R.A. (1990). "Carnotaurus sastrei Bonaparte, the horned, lightly built carnosaur from the middle Cretaceous of Patagonia". Contributions to Science of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 416: 1-42.
Abelisauridae, Carnotaurus

Bonaparte, J. F., and J. E. Powell. 1980. A continental assemblage of tetrapods from the Upper Cretaceous bed of El Brete, northwestern Argentina (Sauropoda-Coelurosauria-Carnosauria-Aves). Mémoires de la Societé Géologique, France (New Series) 139:19-28.

Brusatte, S., Benson, R., Chure, D., Xu, X., Sullivan, C., and Hone, D. (2009). "The first definitive carcharodontosaurid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from Asia and the delayed ascent of tyrannosaurids." Naturwissenschaften, 96(9): 1051-1058. doi:10.1007/s00114-009-0565-2 PMID 19488730 pdf

Brusatte, Benson, Currie and Zhao, 2010. The skull of Monolophosaurus jiangi (Dinosauria: Theropoda) and its implications for early theropod phylogeny and evolution. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 158(3), 573-607.

Brusatte, S.L.; Chure, D.J.; Benson, R.B.J.; Xu, X. (2010b). "The osteology of Shaochilong maortuensis, a carcharodontosaurid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Late Cretaceous of Asia". Zootaxa 2334: 1–46.

Stephen L. Brusatte, Roger B. J. Benson and Xing Xu (2011). "A reassessment of Kelmayisaurus petrolicus, a large theropod dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous of China". Acta Palaeontologica Polonica in press. doi:10.4202/app.2010.0125.

Buffetaut, E., D. Grigorescu & Z. Csiki. 2003. Giant azhdarchid pterosaurs from the terminal Cretaceous of Transylvania (western Romania). In Evolution and Palaeobiology of Pterosaurs (E. Buffetaut & J.-M. Mazin, eds) Geological Society Special Publications 217: 91-104. The Geological Society: London.

Buffetaut, E., Suteethorn, V. and Tong, H., 1996. The earliest known tyrannosaur from the Lower Cretaceous of Thailand. Nature 381(6584): 689-691.

Jorge Calvo, David Rubilar-Rogers and Karen Moreno (2004). "A new Abelisauridae (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from northwest Patagonia". Ameghiniana 41 (4): 555-563.

Camp, C. L., 1936 A new type of bipedal dinosaur from the Navajo Sandstone of Arizona. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 24(2):39-56.

Canale, J.I., Scanferla, C.A., Agnolin, F., and Novas, F.E. (2008). "New carnivorous dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of NW Patagonia and the evolution of abelisaurid theropods." Naturwissenschaften. doi: 10.1007/s00114-008-0487-4. pdf

Carrano, Matthew T. (2007). "The appendicular skeleton of Majungasaurus crenatissimus (Theropoda: Abelisauridae) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar". In Sampson, Scott D.; & Krause, David W. (eds.). Majungasaurus crenatissimus (Theropoda: Abelisauridae) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Memoir 8. pp. 163-179.

Carrano, M.T., Hutchinson, J.R., & Sampson, S.D. 2005. New information on Segisaurus halli, a small theropod dinosaur from the Early Jurassic of Arizona. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25(4): 835-849.

Carrano, M.T., Loewen, M.A. and Sertic, J.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, 95: 53pp. PDF

Carrano, M.T. & Sampson, S.D. 2008. The phylogeny of Ceratosauria (Dinosauria: Theropoda). Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. 6, 183-236. pdf
The rise and fall of Ceratosaur and Coelophysoid monophyly

Carroll, RL (1988), Vertebrate Paleontology and Evolution, W. H. Freeman and company, New York

Cau, A., Dalla Vecchia, F.M. & Fabbri, M. (2011) "Evidence of a new carcharodontosaurid from the Upper Cretaceous of Morocco" Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, doi:10.4202/app.2011.0043 pdf supplementary
Eustreptospondylus, Monolophosaurus, Piatnitzkysaurus,

Chure DJ (2000) A new species of Allosaurus from the Morrison Formation of Dinosaur National Monument (UT-CO) and a revision of the theropod family Allosauridae. New York: Columbia University. 964 p.

Coria, R.A.; Chiappe, L.M.; Dingus, L. (2002). "A close relative of Carnotaurus sastrei Bonaparte 1985 (Theropoda: Abelisauridae) from the Late Cretaceous of Patagonia". Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology 22: 460-465. doi:10.1671/0272-4634(2002)022[0460:ANCROC]2.0.CO;2.

Coria RA, Currie PJ (2006) A new carcharodontosaurid (Dinosauria, Theropoda) from the Upper Cretaceous of Argentina. Geodiversitas 28: 71–118. pdf

Currie, PJ & K Carpenter (2000), A new specimen of Acrocanthosaurus atokensis (Theropoda, Dinosauria) from the Lower Cretaceous Antlers Formation (Lower Cretaceous, Aptian) of Oklahoma, USA. Geodiversitas 22: 207-246.
Acrocanthosaurus, Allosauridae; Carcharodontosauridae, Carnosauria, Monolophosaurus, Sinraptoridae; Theropoda

Currie, PJ & X-J Zhao (1993), A new carnosaur (Dinosauria, Theropoda) from the Jurassic of Xinjiang, People's Republic of China. Can J. Earth Sci. 30: 2037-2081.
Allosauridae; Allosauroidea; Carnosauria; Monolophosaurus; Sinraptoridae; Theropoda.

Eddy, Drew R.; Clarke, Julia A. (2011). Farke, Andrew. ed. "New Information on the Cranial Anatomy of Acrocanthosaurus atokensis and Its Implications for the Phylogeny of Allosauroidea (Dinosauria: Theropoda)". PLoS ONE 6 (3): e17932. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0017932. online

Ezcurra, M.D., 2010. A new early dinosaur (Saurischia: Sauropodomorpha) from the Late Triassic of Argentina: A reassessment of dinosaur origin and phylogeny. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. 8(3), 371-425.
Eoraptor, Herrerasauridae - Introduction

Ezcurra, Martin D.; and Cuny, Gilles (2007). "The coelophysoid Lophostropheus airelensis, gen. nov.: a review of the systematics of "Liliensternus" airelensis from the Triassic-Jurassic boundary outcrops of Normandy (France)". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27 (1): 73-86. doi:10.1671/0272-4634(2007)27[73:TCLAGN]2.0.CO;2.
Averostra, The rise and fall of Ceratosaur and Coelophysoid monophyly

Martin D Ezcurra & Fernando E Novas, 2007 Phylogenetic relationships of the Triassic theropod Zupaysaurus rougieri from NW Argentina, Historical Biology (2007) Volume: 19, Issue: 1, pp. 35-72 ISSN: 08912963 DOI: 10.1080/08912960600845791

Franzosa, J & T Rowe (2005), Cranial endocast of the Cretaceous theropod dinosaur Acrocanthosaurus atokensis. J. Vert. Paleontol. 25: 859-864.

Gauthier, J. 1984. A cladistic analysis of the higher systematic categories of Diapsida. Ph. D. dissertation, University of California, Berkeley. 564 pp.
Birds are dinosaurs, The rise and fall of Ceratosaur and Coelophysoid monophyly

Gauthier, J. 1986. Saurischian monophyly and the origin of birds; pp. 1-55 in K. Padian (ed.), The Origin of Birds and the Evolution of Flight. Memoirs of the California Academy of Science, Number 8, Berkeley.
Birds are dinosaurs, The rise and fall of Ceratosaur and Coelophysoid monophyly

Glut, Donald F. (1997) "Allosaurus", in Dinosaurs: The Encyclopedia. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Co. pp. 105–117. ISBN 0-89950-917-7
Allosaurus amplexus

Heilmann, Gerhard (1926). The Origin of Birds. London: Witherby. p. 208pp. ISBN 0486227847.
Birds are dinosaurs

Hennig, Willi (1966). Phylogenetic Systematics. translated by Davis, D. Dwight; & Zangerl, Rainer.. Urbana: University of Illinois Press. ISBN 0252068149.
Birds are dinosaurs, The rise and fall of Ceratosaur and Coelophysoid monophyly

SA Hocknull, MA White, TR Tischler, AG Cook et al. 2009, New Mid-Cretaceous (Latest Albian) Dinosaurs from Winton, Queensland, Australia PLoS ONE. 4 (7), ss. e6190. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0006190 online

T. R. Holtz. 1994. The phylogenetic position of the Tyrannosauridae: implications for theropod systematics. Journal of Paleontology 68(5):1100-1117

Holtz, T.R., Jr. 1998. Spinosaurs as crocodile mimics. Science 282(5392):1276-1277. DOI: 10.1126/science.282.5392.1276

Holtz, TR, Jr. 2000, A new phylogeny of the carnivorous dinosaurs. Gaia 15: 5-61. pdf
Carcharodontosaurus, Coelurosauria, Tetanurae

Holtz, T.R., Jr., R.E. Molnar & P.J. Currie. 2004. Basal Tetanurae. Pp. 71-110, in D.B. Weishampel, P. Dodson and H. Osmólska (eds.), The Dinosauria. Second Edition. University of California Press.

Hu, Shaojin (1993). "A Short Report On the Occurrence of Dilophosaurus from Jinning County, Yunnan Province". Vertebrata PalAsiatica 31: 65–69.
"Dilophosaurus" sinensis

Hutt, S, D Naish, DM Martill, MJ Barker & P Newbery 2001), A preliminary account of a new tyrannosaurid theropod from the Wessex Formation (Early Cretaceous) of southern England. Cretaceous Res. 22: 227-242.

Irmis, Randall (2004). "First Report of Megapnosaurus from China" (PDF). PaleoBios 24 (3): 11–18.
"Dilophosaurus" sinensis

Juárez Valieri, R.D.; Porfiri, J.D.; and Calvo, J.O. (2011). "New information on Ekrixinatosaurus novasi Calvo et al. 2004, a giant and massively-constructed Abelisauroid from the "Middle Cretaceous" of Patagonia". In Calvo, González, Riga, Porfiri and Dos Santos (ed.). Paleontología y dinosarios desde América Latina. pp. 161-169.pdf

Krause, David W.; Sampson, Scott D.; Carrano, Matthew T.; & O'Connor, Patrick M. (2007). "Overview of the history of discovery, taxonomy, phylogeny, and biogeography of Majungasaurus crenatissimus (Theropoda: Abelisauridae) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar". In Sampson, Scott D.; & Krause, David W. (eds.). Majungasaurus crenatissimus (Theropoda: Abelisauridae) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Memoir 8. pp. 1-20.

Langer, M. C. (2004). Basal Saurischia. In The Dinosauria, second edition (eds. D. B. Weishampel, P. Dodson and H. Osmolska), pp. 25-46 University of California Press, Berkley.

Langer, M.C., and M.J. Benton. 2006. Early dinosaurs: a phylogenetic study. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 4(4):309-358
Herrerasauridae - Introduction, Neotheropod phylogeny

Max C. Langer, Martin D. Ezcurra, Jonathas S. Bittencourt, and Fernando E. Nova, 2010, The origin and early evolution of dinosaurs, Biol. Rev. (2010), 85, pp. 55-110. 55 doi:10.1111/j.1469-185X.2009.00094.x
Averostra, Neotheropod phylogeny

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Birds are dinosaurs

Madsen, James H., Jr. (1993) [1976]. Allosaurus fragilis: A Revised Osteology. Utah Geological Survey Bulletin 109 (2nd ed.). Salt Lake City: Utah Geological Survey.
Allosaurus amplexus

Ricardo N. Martinez, Paul C. Sereno, Oscar A. Alcober, Carina E. Colombi, Paul R. Renne, Isabel P. Montañez and Brian S. Currie (2011). "A Basal Dinosaur from the Dawn of the Dinosaur Era in Southwestern Pangaea". Science 331 (6014): 206-210. doi:10.1126/science.1198467. PMID 21233386.

Mateus, O. 1998. Lourinhanosaurus antunesi, a new Upper Jurassic Allosauroid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from Lourinhã (Portugal). Memórias da Academia de Ciências de Lisboa. 37: 111-124. pdf

Mateus, O., Walen, A., and Antunes, M.T. (2006). "The Large Theropod Fauna of the Lourinha Formation (Portugal) and its Similarity to the Morrison Formation, With a Description of a New Species of Allosaurus" in: Foster, J.R. and Lucas, S. G. R.M., eds., Paleontology and Geology of the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 36. pdf
Allosaurus europaeus

Miles, CA, K Carpenter & K Cloward (1998), A new skeleton of Coelurus fragilis from the Morrison Formation of Wyoming. J. Vert. Paleontol. 18: 64A.

Mazzetta, Gerardo V.; Fariña, Richard A.; & Vizcaíno, Sergio F. (1998). "On the paleobiology of the South American horned theropod Carnotaurus sastrei Bonaparte". Gaia 15: 185-192.

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Allosaurus amplexus

Naish, D. 2010b. Concavenator: an incredible allosauroid with a weird sail (or hump)... and proto-feathers?. Tetrapod Zoology, September 9, 2010.

S. J. Nesbitt. 2011. The early evolution of archosaurs: relationships and the origin of major clades. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 353:1-292
Eoraptor, (Neo)Theropoda

Nesbitt, Irmis and Parker (2007). "A critical re-evaluation of the Late Triassic dinosaur taxa of North America." Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 5(2): 209-243.

Nesbitt, S. J.; Smith, N. D.; Irmis, R. B.; Turner, A. H.; Downs, A. & Norell, M. A. (2009), "A complete skeleton of a Late Triassic saurischian and the early evolution of dinosaurs", Science 326 (5959): 1530-1533, doi:10.1126/science.1180350, PMID 20007898 pdf
The rise and fall of Ceratosaur and Coelophysoid monophyly, Eoraptor, Tawa

S. J. Nesbitt. 2011. The early evolution of archosaurs: relationships and the origin of major clades. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 353:1-292
Herrerasauridae - Phylogeny

Nesbitt, S. J.; Smith, N. D.; Irmis, R. B.; Turner, A. H.; Downs, A. & Norell, M. A. (2009), "A complete skeleton of a Late Triassic saurischian and the early evolution of dinosaurs", Science 326 (5959): 1530–1533, doi:10.1126/science.1180350, PMID 20007898 pdf
Herrerasauridae - Introduction

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Novas, F.E. (1997b) - Abelisauridae, in Currie, P.J. & Padian, K. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs, Academic Press, San Diego, pp. 1-2.

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Herrerasauridae - phylogeny

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G. Olshevsky. 1991. A revision of the parainfraclass Archosauria Cope, 1869, excluding the advanced Crocodylia. Mesozoic Meanderings 2:1-196
Classification, Podokesauridae

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Birds are dinosaurs

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Birds are dinosaurs

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Allosauridae, Allosauroidea, Carnosauria, Ceratosauria, Sinraptoridae, Tetanurae, Theropoda.

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Birds are dinosaurs, Podokesauridae

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Averostra, (Neo)Theropoda

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Carnotaurini, Carnotaurus

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Birds are dinosaurs

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Birds are dinosaurs

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The rise and fall of Ceratosaur and Coelophysoid monophyly

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The rise and fall of Ceratosaur and Coelophysoid monophyly

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Eustreptospondylus, Megalosauridae

Sampson, S. D., M. T. Carrano & C. A. Forster. 2001. A bizarre predatory dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Nature 409: 504-506.

Sampson, Scott D.; & Witmer, Lawrence M. (2007). "Cranofacial anatomy of Majungasaurus crenatissimus (Theropoda: Abelisauridae) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar". In Sampson, Scott D.; & Krause, David W. (eds.). Majungasaurus crenatissimus (Theropoda: Abelisauridae) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Memoir 8. pp. 32-102.

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Birds are dinosaurs

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Carnosauria, Sinraptoridae, Tyrannosauroidea.

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(Neo)Theropoda, Podokesauridae

Sereno, PC (1999), The evolution of the dinosaurs. Science 284: 2137-2147.
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Dinosaurs to birds

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