Lu Junchuang(Editor) et al
Heyuan Basin is one of ten basins in Guangdong Province, China, and occupies about 725 km2, consisting of the Upper Cretaceous and Paleogene deposits. The Heyuan Basin has produced not only Hyyuannia, the first derived oviraptorid dinosaur outside the Gobi region, but also more than ten thousand dinosaur eggs. Heyuan Basin has become one of the ideal localities for studying dinosaur eggs, oviraptorid dinosaurs and other Mesozoic reptiles. In order to foster better understanding of the dinosaur resources in Heyuan for paleontologists and geologists from home and abroad, this symposium was sponsored by the Heyuan Municipal People’s Government, and co-organized by the Center of Stratigraphy and Paleontology of the China Geological Survey and Guangdong Rising Assets Management Co., Ltd.
Twelve international experts from eight countries: Belgium, Canada, China, France, Germany, Japan, South Korea and USA were invited. Fourteen lectures given at the symposium are published in this book. This volume contains papers presented at the “2005 Heyuan International Dinosaur Symposium”, held on April 8th to 12th in Heyuan City of Gangdong Province, China.
1. Brief introduction to vertebrate fossils from the Heyuan Basin, Guangdong Province
2. New troodontid dinosaur eggs from the Heyuan Basin of Guangdong Province, southern China
3. Dinosaur assemblages from Thailand: a comparison with Chinese faunas
4. A review of the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary in the Nanxiong Basin
5. The dinosaurs of Alberta
6. Dinosaurs from Japan
7. Latest Cretaceous hadrosaurid dinosaurs from Heilongjiang Province (P.R. China) and Amur Region (Far Eastern Russia)
8. Furculae of non-avian theropods and basal birds
9. Hasandong vertebrate fossils in South Korea
10. Were all pterosaurs oviparous?
11. Ornithopod dinosaurs from the Early Cretaceous Trinity Group, Texas, USA
12. Fossil turtles of Thailand: an updated review
13. New pterodactyloid pterosaur from the Lower Cretaceous Yixian Formation of western Liaoning
14. Unraveling distortion: an overview of techniques for reconstructing flattened fossils
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