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  • n. Any of an extinct group of heavily armoured herbivorous dinosaurs, of the order Aetosauria


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  • And as long as I'm talking about editing, last night, while Spooky made chili, I did more editing on the Wikipedia aetosaur article.

    "This feeling is not sadness, this feeling is not joy..." (pt. 2)

  • I've been making my way through the September 2008 Journal of Paleontology, and so there was "A new desmatosuchine aetosaur (Archosauria; Suchia) from the Upper Triassic Tecovas Formation (Dockum Group) of Texas," "A juvenile skull of the primitive African ornithischian dinosaur Heterodontosaurus tucki from the 'Stormberg' of South Africa," and "The anatomy, affinity, and phylogenetic significance of Illemoraspis kirkinskayae (Osteostraci) from the Devonian of Siberia."

    "The lengths that I will go to, the distance in your eyes..."

  • Description of new material of the aetosaur Desmatosuchus spurensis Archosauria: Suchia from the Chinle Formation of Arizona and a revision of the genus Desmatosuchus

    A detailed description of Desmatosuchus

  • And last July, Jerzy Dzik of the Palaeobiology Institute at the University of Warsaw sent Lucas an e-mail in complaint after Lucas published an article in the Bulletin describing Polish aetosaur fossils3.

    Name-calling sparks dispute over aetosaurs

  • Another article published in the Bulletin by Spielmann and his bosses involves a reinterpretation of an aetosaur called Redondasuchus4.

    Name-calling sparks dispute over aetosaurs

  • In one instance, Lucas, Hunt and Justin Spielmann, the museum's geoscience collections manager, are accused of rushing to publish a new name for an aetosaur (Rioarribasuchus)1 when they allegedly knew that palaeontologist William Parker of the Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona was soon to publish an article naming the species (as Heliocanthus)2.........

    Name-calling sparks dispute over aetosaurs

  • the Ethics Education Committee was not able to resolve the allegations by Parker that Lucas et al. deliberately rushing to publish a new genus name for the aetosaur formerly known as Desmatosuchus chamaensis in favor of either side.

    SVP rules on Aetogate

  • the Ethics Education Committee concluded that the Spielmann et al. omission of citing Martz's correct orientation of an aetosaur scute in a figure does not imply plagiarism, but an oversight.

    SVP rules on Aetogate


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