This dinosaur is similar to others from Europe, even though there was no direct land connection," Roger Benson, professor of palaeobiology
at Oxford University, told Daily News Egypt.
David Martill is a Professor of Palaeobiology
at University of Portsmouth
Jan Zalasiewicz, Professor of Palaeobiology
at the University of Leicester, researcher of fossil ecosystems and the environment, and author of the book 'The Earth After Us', gave a speech about various topics and geological contents he referred to in his book.
Lead author of the study Elizabeth Martin-Silverstone, a Palaeobiology
PhD Student at the University of Southampton, said: This new pterosaur is exciting because it suggests that small pterosaurs were present all the way until the end of the Cretaceous, and werent outcompeted by birds.
2008): Geology and Palaeobiology
of the Northern Sperrgebiet, Namibia.
2) Canadian Museum of Nature, Palaeobiology
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Time-averaging and fidelity of modern death assemblages: building a taphonomic foundation for conservation palaeobiology
Dr David Martill, reader in palaeobiology
at University of Portsmouth, said: "The new dinosaur was brought to my attention last year and I went up to Lancashire to see the specimen.
Financial support for this study came from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (projects 41221001, 41290260 and J1210006) and the State Key Laboratory of Palaeobiology
In addition to the fact that several specific faunal elements add considerably to our knowledge of the diversity, palaeobiology
and phylogenetic relationships of early Mesozoic continental tetrapods, the faunal assemblages from the Fundy basin are noteworthy in three major respects.
The research team behind the discovery was led by Professor Xianguang Hou from the Yunnan Key Laboratory for Palaeobiology
at Yunnan University in China with collaboration from the Universities of Leicester and Oxford.
Dr Heads graduated in the UK in palaeobiology
and evolution and took a PhD in palaeontology - the study of fossils and ancient life.