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Theropod dinosaur teeth from the lowermost Cretaceous Rabekke Formation on Bornholm, Denmark

Lindgren, Johan LU ; Currie, Philip J; Rees, Jan; Siverson, Mikael; Lindström, Sofie LU and Alwmark, Carl LU (2008) In Geobios 41(2). p.253-262
Abstract
The dinosaur fauna of the palynologically dated lower Berriasian Skyttegard Member of the Rabekke Formation on the Baltic island of Bornholm, Denmark, is represented by isolated tooth crowns. The assemblage is restricted to small maniraptoran theropods, assigned to the Dromaeosauridae incertae sedis and Maniraptora incertae sedis. The dromaeosaurid teeth are characterized by their labiolingually compressed and distally curved crowns that are each equipped with a lingually flexed mesial carina and a distinctly denticulated distal cutting edge. A morphologically aberrant tooth crown (referred to as Maniraptora incertae sedis) has triangular denticles of uneven width, a feature occasionally found in Upper Cretaceous hesperornithiform toothed... (More)
The dinosaur fauna of the palynologically dated lower Berriasian Skyttegard Member of the Rabekke Formation on the Baltic island of Bornholm, Denmark, is represented by isolated tooth crowns. The assemblage is restricted to small maniraptoran theropods, assigned to the Dromaeosauridae incertae sedis and Maniraptora incertae sedis. The dromaeosaurid teeth are characterized by their labiolingually compressed and distally curved crowns that are each equipped with a lingually flexed mesial carina and a distinctly denticulated distal cutting edge. A morphologically aberrant tooth crown (referred to as Maniraptora incertae sedis) has triangular denticles of uneven width, a feature occasionally found in Upper Cretaceous hesperornithiform toothed diving birds, but also in premaxillary teeth of the velociraptorine Nuthetes from the Lower Cretaceous of England. (Less)
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Dromaeosauridae, Denmark, Bornholm, Cretaceous, teeth, theropoda
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Geobios
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41
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253 - 262
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Elsevier
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0016-6995
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10.1016/j.geobios.2007.05.001
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English
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  abstract     = {The dinosaur fauna of the palynologically dated lower Berriasian Skyttegard Member of the Rabekke Formation on the Baltic island of Bornholm, Denmark, is represented by isolated tooth crowns. The assemblage is restricted to small maniraptoran theropods, assigned to the Dromaeosauridae incertae sedis and Maniraptora incertae sedis. The dromaeosaurid teeth are characterized by their labiolingually compressed and distally curved crowns that are each equipped with a lingually flexed mesial carina and a distinctly denticulated distal cutting edge. A morphologically aberrant tooth crown (referred to as Maniraptora incertae sedis) has triangular denticles of uneven width, a feature occasionally found in Upper Cretaceous hesperornithiform toothed diving birds, but also in premaxillary teeth of the velociraptorine Nuthetes from the Lower Cretaceous of England.},
  author       = {Lindgren, Johan and Currie, Philip J and Rees, Jan and Siverson, Mikael and Lindström, Sofie and Alwmark, Carl},
  issn         = {0016-6995},
  keyword      = {Dromaeosauridae,Denmark,Bornholm,Cretaceous,teeth,theropoda},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {2},
  pages        = {253--262},
  publisher    = {Elsevier},
  series       = {Geobios},
  title        = {Theropod dinosaur teeth from the lowermost Cretaceous Rabekke Formation on Bornholm, Denmark},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geobios.2007.05.001},
  volume       = {41},
  year         = {2008},
}