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Re-examination of <EM>Fukangichthys</EM> Provides New Insights into the Evolution of Early Actinopteran Fishes The scanilepiform ray-finned fish Fukangichthys longidorsalis, from the Middle Triassic non-marine Kelamayi Formation of Xinjiang, China, was previously described incompletely, with many of its morphological characteristics unnoticed or misidentified. A study published online July 08 in Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 34(4), present...
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Ancient Chinese Skull Has Neandertal-like Inner Ear Ancient Chinese Skull Has Neandertal-like Inner...
A closer look based on micro-CT scans at a 100,000-year-old human skull that was recovered 35 years ago in China revealed that it had an inner ear formation that was thought only to have occurred in Neanderthals. In comparison, none of the three o...
Largest Silurian Vertebrate Discovered from Yunnan, China Largest Silurian Vertebrate Discovered from Yun...
An apparent absence of Silurian fishes more than half-a-metre in length has been viewed as evidence that gnathostomes (jawed vertebrates) were restricted in size and diversity prior to the Devonian. A team led by Professor ZHU Min, Institute of Ve...
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First 3D pterosaur eggs found with their parents First 3D pterosaur eggs found with their parents

  This image depicts ecological reconstructions of Hamipterus. Credit: Chuang Zhao
  Researchers have discovered the first three-dimensionally preserved pterosaur eggs in China. The eggs were found among dozens, if not hundreds, of pterosaur ...
Stunning fossil eggs provide insight on ancient flying reptiles Stunning fossil eggs provide insight on ancient...

  By By Will Dunham June 5, 2014 12:23 PM
  An artist rendition depicts ecological reconstructions of Hamipterus, the flying reptiles that lived …
  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A spectacular fossil find in China - a prehistoric egg extravaganza...
New Specimens of <EM>Yanornis</EM> Indicate a Digestive System of Living Birds   Bizarre Bovid Species Found from the Late Miocene of Linxia Basin, China   Large Anseriform Fossils Found From the Late Eocene of Xinjiang, China   New Enantiornithine Bird with Scansorial Adaptations   Sexually Dimorphic Pterosaurs and Their  Tridimensionally-Preserved Eggs from China   Oldest Ionoscopiform Fish Found from the Middle Triassic of South China   New Dinosaur Egg with Avian Egg Shape Discovered from the Upper Cretaceous of Zhejiang Province, China   Largest known haramiyid: <EM>Arboroharamiya jenkinsi</EM>   A New Thalattosaur:<em>Concavispina biseridens</em>   A New Oviraptorid Dinosaur:<em>Wulatelong gobiensis</em>  
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