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The full profession : a celebration of the life and career of Wann Langston, Jr., quintessential vertebrate palaeontologist

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Carnegie Museum of Natural History Vertebrate Paleontology QE841 .F85 2013
Location  Carnegie Museum of Natural History
 
Collection  Vertebrate Paleontology
 
Call Number  QE841 .F85 2013
 
 
Contents
Preface : festschrift for Wann Langston, Jr. / Christopher J. Bell, Michelle R. Stocker, and William G. Parker
Wann Langston, Jr. : a life amongst bones / Christopher J. Bell, Matthew A. Brown, Mary R. Dawson, and Ernest L. Lundelius, Jr.
The development of "modern" palaeontological laboratory methods : a century of progress / Matthew A. Brown
Long bone histology indicates sympatric species of Dimetrodon (Lower Permian, Sphenacodontidae) / Christen D. Shelton, P. Martin Sander, Koen Stein, and Herman Winkelhorst
Histological characteristics of the vetebral intercentra of Metoposaurus diagnosticus (Temnospondyli) from the Upper Triassic of Krasiejów (Upper Silesia, Poland) / D. Konietzko-Meier, A. Bodzioch, and P.M. Sander
A new taxonomic arrangement for Paleorhinus scurriensis / Michelle R. Stocker
The taxonomic status of the phytosaurs (Archosauriformes) Machaeroprosopus and Pseudopalatus from the Late Triassic of the western United States / William G. Parker, Axel Hungerbühler, and Jeffrey W. Martz
Cranial anatomy of the Late Triassic phytosaur Machaeroprosopus, with the description of a new species from West Texas / Axel Hungerbühler, Bill Mueller, Sankar Chatterjee, and Douglas P. Cunningham
Redescription and taxonomic status of specimens of Episcoposaurus and Typothorax, the earliest known aetosaurs (Archosauria:Suchia) from the Upper Triassic of western North America, and the problem of proxy "holotypes" / William G. Parker
A taxonomic and biostratigraphic re-evaluation of the Post Quarry vertebrate assemblage from the Cooper Canyon Formation (Dockum Group, Upper Triassic) of southern Garza County, western Texas / Jeffrey W. Martz, Bill Mueller, Sterling J. Nesbitt, Michelle R. Stocker, William G. Parker, Momchil Atanassov, Nicholas Fraser, Jonathan Weinbaum, and James R. Lehane
A survey of skeletal elements in the orbit of Pseudosuchia and the origin of the crocodylian palpebral / Sterling J. Nesbitt, Alan H. Turner, and Jonathan C. Weinbaum
Lone Star pterosaurs / Brian Andres and Timothy S. Myers
The Late Jurassic pterosaurs from northern Patagonia, Argentina / Laura Codorniú and Zulma Gasparini
A new unusual tapejarid (Pterosauria, Pterodactyloidea) from the Early Cretaceous Romualdo Formation, Araripe Basin, Brazil / Alexander W.A. Kellner
The problem of dinosaur origins : integrating three approaches to the rise of Dinosauria / Kevin Padian
Further analysis of a Late Jurassic dinosaur bone-bed from the Morrison Formation of Montana, USA, with a computed three-dimensional reconstruction / Glenn W. Storrs, Sara E. Oser, and Mark Aull
New sauropod dinosaur material from Jones Ranch : a large Comanchean nonmammalian tetrapod from Texas / D.A. Winkler, M. Polcyn, and L.L. Jacobs
Tyrannosauroid dinosaurs from the Aguja Formation (Upper Cretaceous) of Big Bend National Park, Texas / Thomas M. Lehman and Steven L. Wick
Beauty or brains? The braincase of Pachyrhinosaurus perotorum and its utility for species-level distinction in the centrodaurine ceratopsid Pachyrhinosaurus / Ronald S. Tykoski and Anthony R. Fiorillo
Jaw musculature and jaw mechanics of Sebecus icaeorhinus Simpson, 1937 (Mesoeucrocodylia, Sebecosuchia) / Ralph E. Molnar
Phylogenetic relationships of Palaeogene ziphodont eusuchians and the status of Pristichampsus Gervais, 1853 / Christopher A. Brochu
Late Miocene crocodylians from northeast Argentina : new approaches about the austral components of the Neogene South American crocodylian fauna / Paula Bona, Douglas Riff, and Zulma Gasparini
Late Cretaceous mosasauroids (Reptilia, Squamata) of the Big Bend region in Texas, USA / Gorden L. Bell, Jr., Kenneth R. Barnes, and Michael J. Polcyn
Herpetofaunas from the "overburden" (Quaternary) of western Canada / Christopher N. Jass and James D. Gardner.

Additional Information
Series Earth and environmental science transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh ; v. 103, pt. 3-4.
Subjects Langston, Wann, -- Jr., -- 1921-2013.
Vertebrates, Fossil.
Paleontologists -- United States -- Biography.
Publisher Edinburgh :2013
Other Titles Celebration of the life and career of Wann Langston, Jr.
Contributors Parker, William Gibson, editor.
Bell, Christopher J., 1966- editor.
Brochu, Christopher A. (Christopher Andrew), 1967- editor.
Irmis, Randall B., editor.
Jass, Christopher Nathan, 1970- editor.
Stocker, Michelle Renae, editor.
Benton, M. J. (Michael J.), editor.
Royal Society of Edinburgh, issuing body.
Language English
Notes "Special issue"--Cover.
Description pages 190-595 : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 30 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9780902198869
0902198866
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