Ornithopod and Sauropod Dinosaur Remains from the Maastrichtian Al-Khod Conglomerate, Sultanate of Oman

Ann S. Schulp, Patrick M.O'Connor, David B. Weishampel, Abdul Razak Al Sayigh, Abdulrahman Al-Harthy, John W.M. Jagt, Axel F. Hartman


Fieldwork in the Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) Al-Khod Conglomerates in the Sultanate of Oman led to the discovery of a large bone fragment tentatively identified as a partial distal left humerus of a sauropod and an ornithopod dorsal vertebra. The very fragmentary state of preservation of the dorsal vertebra makes specific attribution difficult, but it shows remarkable similarities to the rhabdodontid dinosaurs Rhabdodon and Zalmoxes.





Sultanate of Oman; Late Cretaceous; Maastrichtian; Dinosauria; Ornithopoda; Sauropoda.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24200/squjs.vol13iss0pp27-32


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