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Hexagenia limbata - A Living Relative of Triassolitophlebia palegica

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    You're welcome, Tom. The known fossil history of insects goes back to the Devonian. Mayflies were here during the Carboniferous. When mass extinction
Neal Robbins
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May 1

Eocyclotosaurus - A Temnospondyl Amphibian of the Triassic

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    You're right, Tom. That amphibian was definitely a giant. Temnospondyls were often quite large. Things are going well. I enjoy being a member of
Neal Robbins
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Apr 29

Article on the Jurassic Dinosaur Comahuesaurus

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    Thanks, Tom. This was quite a find. It's an impressive fossil discovery. Sometimes groups of the same species are found in the same spot. That
Neal Robbins
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Apr 28

Eptatretus stoutii - A Living Relative of Rhegmaspis xiphoidea

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    You're welcome, Tom. Agnathans (i.e. jawless fish) are the oldest of all the living clades of fish on this planet. Their fossil history goes all the way
Neal Robbins
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Apr 27

Article on the Theropod Dinosaur Concavenator

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Are we sure known Concavenator material represents an adult? Not long ago there was a report of a large carcharodontosaur from Spain.
zspp3
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Apr 23

Galeamopus hayi - A Sauropod Dinosaur of the Jurassic

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I agreer, Neal. We're still learning more. Tom Tom & Ginger Johnson https://www.facebook.com/tomginger.johnson
Tom Johnson
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Apr 20

Acadoparadoxides - A Trilobite of the Cambrian

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You're welcome, Tom. An interesting point about trilobites is that they don't seem to have ever colonized the land. They certainly lasted a long time, all the
ctn47496
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Apr 15

Personal Science Editorial: Amphisbaenians and Survival into the Cen

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I agree, Tom. Those first few months must have been the worst part of it. Once the dust had cleared and the atmosphere was more breathable, things were better.
Neal Robbins
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Apr 6

Criocephalosaurus - A Therapsid of the Permian

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You're welcome, Tom. As we know, some therapsids in the Permian became quite large. Dinocephalians were among the biggest.     Neal On Monday, April 6, 2015
Neal Robbins
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Apr 6

Protein Analysis Links South American Ungulates to Perissodactyls

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    You're welcome, Tom. As you mentioned, this research project is very significant. I've been doing some study of DNA and the components of it. It is very
Neal Robbins
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Mar 20

Carnufex carolinensis - A Crocodylomorph Reptile of the Traissic

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    Thanks, Tom. It's interesting that some early crurotarsan reptiles were bipedal. However, this trait eventually disappeared within the clade. A similar
Neal Robbins
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Mar 19

Eocyathispongia qiania - A Precambrian Relative of Sponges

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Tom, you're right; it is truly amazing. Sponges are indeed ancient creatures. I decided that a post on a living sponge would be a nice supplement. As we know,
ctn47496
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Mar 18

Article on Acanthostega

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    You're welcome, Tom. Acanthostega is quite interesting. As we know, vertebrates were making steps toward colonizing the land during the Devonian.
Neal Robbins
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Mar 13

Pinacosaurus - An Ankylosaurian Dinosaur of the Cretaceous

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    You're welcome, Tom. Pinacosaurus was a fairly large ankylosaur. Those ankylosaurs are interesting; it's amazing how well armored that they were. I have
Neal Robbins
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Mar 10

Lydekkerina huxleyi - A Temnospondyl Amphibian of the Triassic

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    You're right, Tom; they are fascinating. As the authors of the article mentioned, Lydekkerina and Micropholis were amphibians that spent most of their
Neal Robbins
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Mar 9
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