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  • n. Any crested hadrosaurid dinosaur of the subfamily Lambeosaurinae

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Examples

  • Fossils of the lambeosaurine Amurosaurus riabinini form 90% of the recovered material.

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  • Next to the hadrosaurs, identifiable by the fossilized mandibles found in the arechological sites of La Solana (Valencia) and Fontllonga (Lleida), were a lambeosaurine hadrosaurs yet to be defined, and a newly discovered lambeosaurine, the Arenysaurus ardevoli.

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  • According to paleontologists, the new lambeosaurine lived between 65.5 and 68 million years ago, had a very prominent frontal dome, and its biogeographical relationships suggest a paleobiogeographical connection between Asia and Europe during the Late Cretaceous.

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  • For example, many hadrosaurids previously reported to represent relatively small lambeosaurine species were demonstrated to be juveniles of the larger taxa.

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  • These lambeosaurine taxa experienced cranial allometric growth and retained juvenile characters (neoteny) until the skulls reached approximately 50% adult size.

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  • Dodson showed that extended neoteny and late stage allometry increased the morphological disparity between particular growth "stages" within the lambeosaurine taxa.

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  • D. Evans et al.: Endocranial anatomy of lambeosaurine dinosaurs:

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