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Dinosaurs and Other Reptiles from the Mesozoic of Mexico


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1. History of the Discoveries of Dinosaurs and Mesozoic Reptiles in Mexico
Jose Ruben Guzman-Gutierrez and Hector E. Rivera-Sylva
2. Paleogeography and Paleoenvironment of Mexico during the Mesozoic
Wolfgang Stinnesbeck and Eberhard Frey
3. Turtles of the Mesozoic of Mexico
Donald Brinkman
4. Mesozoic Lepidosauromorphs of Mexico: A Review and Discussion of Taxonomic Assignments
Victor Hugo Reynoso and J. Alberto Cruz
5. Plesiosaurs, Reptiles between Grace and Awe
Eberhard Frey and Wolfgang Stinnesbeck
6. Mexican Ichthyosaurs
Eberhard Frey and Wolfgang Stinnesbeck
7. Overview of Mesozoic Crocodyliforms from Mexico
Gerardo Carbot-Chanona
8. Mexican Pterosaurs-Rare Jewels in the Fossil Record
Eberhard Frey and Wolfgang Stinnesbeck
9. Mexican Saurischian Dinosaurs
Hector E. Rivera-Sylva and Kenneth Carpenter
10. The Ornithischian Dinosaurs of Mexico
Hector E. Rivera-Sylva and Kenneth Carpenter
11. A Summary of the Mesozoic Vertebrate Tracks of Mexico
Victor Manuel Bravo Cuevas and Ruben Rodriguez de la Rosa
12. The Cretaceous-Paleogene (K-Pg) Boundary in Mexico
Wolfgang Stinnesbeck and Eberhard Frey

About the Author

Hector E. Rivera-Sylva is a paleontologist with the Museo del Desierto in Saltillo, Coahilla, Mexico.Kenneth Carpenter is Associate Vice-Chancellor, Prehistoric Museum, the College of Eastern Utah. He is author of Eggs, Nests, and Baby Dinosaurs (IUP, 2000); editor of The Carnivorous Dinosaurs (IUP, 2005) and The Armored Dinosaurs (IUP, 2000); and editor (with Peter Larson) of Tyrannosaurus rex, the Tyrant King (IUP, 2008), (with Virginia Tidwell) of Thunder-Lizards: The Sauropodomorph Dinosaurs (IUP, 2005), and (with Darren H. Tanke) of Mesozoic Vertebrate Life (IUP, 2001).
Eberhard Frey is Chief Curator and Head of the Department of Geosciences at State Museum of Natural History Karlsruhe, Germany.


"I would suggest Dinosaurs and Other Reptiles from the Mesozoic of Mexico to those who are interested in Mesozoic paleontology. The layout, content, and chapter lengths flow well making this book easy to read and the material easy to absorb."

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"[This book] is richly illustrated with photographs and diagrams, and includes a color signature that attempts to re-create some of the animals discussed. . . . Recommended."

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"Dinosaurs and Other Reptiles from the Mesozoic of Mexico is an up-to-date, informative volume on an area that has not been comprehensively described until now."

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