Reptiles of the Mesozoic Era
This research includes the discovery and description of new species of reptiles from 250 to 65 million years ago. The results add to our understanding of their taxonomy and relationships, when each species lived, where they roamed and the condition of the ancient environments.
Principal investigator: Xiao-chun Wu.
Dr. Chun Li
Dr. T. Sato
Dr. Yen-nien Cheng
Dr. Li-jun Zhao
Drs. Donald B. Brinkman and David Eberth
Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
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Species Discoveries in 2014 at the Canadian Museum of Nature
Discovery of new species is a specialty of the museum's scientific research, and a bumper crop was named and classified in 2014. Continue reading