Paper No. 9-3
Presentation Time: 1:00 PM-4:30 PM
NEW SKIN STRUCTURES FROM A JUVENILE EDMONTOSAURUS FROM THE LATE CRETACEOUS OF NORTH DAKOTA
LYSON, Tyler R., HANKS, H. Douglas, and TREMAIN, Emily S., Marmarth Rsch Foundation, P.O. Box 5, Marmarth, ND 58643, theboneman22@yahoo.com

A site in Slope County, North Dakota has produced over 40 well preserved skin fragments as well as cranial and post cranial elements that identify it as a juvenile specimen of Edmontosaurus annectens. Among the impressions are tuberculate scales that range from 1 to 5 mm in diameter and are consistent with previously reported skin impressions. However, this specimen has produced six types of skin structures not previously described and include overlapping capped ovoid structures, a 9cm by 10 cm trapezoidal horn-like structure, and grooved scales all recovered from the caudal section of this specimen. Further investigation and preparation of the specimens will reveal new insights to this unique individual.

North-Central Section - 37th Annual Meeting (March 2425, 2003)
General Information for this Meeting
Session No. 9--Booth# 3
Paleontology and Paleobotany (Posters)
Kansas City Airport Hilton: Shawnee A
1:00 PM-4:30 PM, Monday, March 24, 2003
 

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