Tag Archives: Sauropods

Skeletal making

I really haven’t been able to think of a topic this year that I can disclose the contents of to others, so here I am writing up a short piece on a new skill I’ve acquired. Be warned, there are … Continue reading

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What ever happened to Loricosaurus?

More sauropods, but deviating slightly from what I was planning to post today. Working through all the titanosaurs known from South America, I came across an old taxon I learned a little about several years back. Loricosaurus is a genus of … Continue reading

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Every discrete anatomical feature you need to know (vertebrae)

I have been (still) working on the titanosaur phylogeny you have seen in my last few posts. This time, because inspiration struck, I have decided to go beyond the recent minimal-word, main picture posts of late, and instead I am … Continue reading

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My take on english taxa #1

So I’m beginning a new series on english taxa, starting with the oldest of any, Rutellum impicatum. Now this name currently is invalid, but it has a very important story to tell. A single tooth was collected near Whitney, Oxfordshire, … Continue reading

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Haestasaurus

Haestasaurus becklesii is a moderately sized macronarian from the Wealden of England. It was known as “Pelorosaurus” becklesii for a long time since its original description, with its humerus, the only overlapping material, significantly more robust than that of Pelorosaurus brevis. In … Continue reading

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Awesomely Accurate II – Diplodocidae

My second in a series of posts comes to rest on the most recognizable family of sauropods, where the genus “Brontosaurus” came to rest. Many specimens of diplodocids are known, with only a few including skulls. Accuracy points for diplodocids: … Continue reading

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Paleoart accuracy

Today I’m posting my first major look at paleoart accuracy here. Recently, I have completed some drawings and sketches of dinosaurs, like Spinosaurus aegyptiacus, and my first non-dinosaurian. My knowledge of anatomical features that affect paleoart comes mainly from the english … Continue reading

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