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Research Article

Structural Extremes in a Cretaceous Dinosaur

  • Paul C. Sereno mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: dinosaur@uchicago.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Jeffrey A. Wilson,

    Affiliation: Museum of Paleontology and Department of Geological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Lawrence M. Witmer,

    Affiliation: Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, United States of America

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  • John A. Whitlock,

    Affiliation: Museum of Paleontology and Department of Geological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Abdoulaye Maga,

    Affiliation: Institute for Human Science, University of Niamey, Niamey, Republic of Niger

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  • Oumarou Ide,

    Affiliation: Institute for Human Science, University of Niamey, Niamey, Republic of Niger

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  • Timothy A. Rowe

    Affiliation: Jackson School of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America

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  • Published: November 21, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0001230
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Paul C. Sereno
Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Jeffrey A. Wilson, John A. Whitlock
Museum of Paleontology and Department of Geological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
Lawrence M. Witmer
Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, United States of America
Abdoulaye Maga, Oumarou Ide
Institute for Human Science, University of Niamey, Niamey, Republic of Niger
Timothy A. Rowe
Jackson School of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: dinosaur@uchicago.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Involved in writing sections of the paper: PCS JAW-1 LMW JAW-2. Participants in discovering the fossil material: PCS JAW-1 AM OI. Involved in interpreting the fossil material: PCS JAW-1. Involved in CT-scanning, rendering from scans, and interpreting fossil material that was scanned: PCS LMW TAR. Conducted the microwear analysis: JAW-2. Conducted the phylogenetic analysis: JAW-1 JAW-2.