Project 485: S. J. Nesbitt, P. M. Barrett, S. Werning, C. A. Sidor, A. J. Charig. 2013. The oldest dinosaur? A Middle Triassic dinosauriform from Tanzania. Biology Letters. 9:5pp.

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Taxonomic name
Nyasasaurus parringtoni

Nyasasaurus parringtoni (NHMUK:R6586)

Specimen notes
Holotype. Partial skeleton including right humerus, three partial presacral vertebrae, and three sacral vertebrae. All histological images are from the mid-diaphyseal humerus.


Side represented
right side

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Copyright holder
The Natural History Museum, London

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Media notes
Partial right humerus of the holotype of Nyasasaurus parringtoni gen. et sp. nov. (NHMUK R6856) in (a) anterior, (b) posterior, (c) lateral, (d) medial, and (e) proximal views. Scale = 1 cm. Abbreviations: dep, depression; dp, deltopectoral crest; fo, foramen; g, groove; hh, humeral head; no, notch.

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