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Dinosaur family tree might be uprooted by new fossil study - New Atlas

The dinosaur family tree is about 130 years old, but it may not stand the test of time. Based on a new study of dozens of fossils and tens of thousands of specific anatomical features, scientists from the University of Cambridge and the London Natural ...and more »

Rewriting the dinosaur family tree - ResearchGate (blog)

Dinosaurs have traditionally been divided into two major groups, one with a 'bird-hipped' pelvis called the Ornithschia and the other with a reptile-like pelvis called the Saurischia. Carnivorous theropods like the Tyrannosaurus rex and giant sauropods ...and more »

Dinosaur Family Tree Poised for Colossal Shake-Up - Scientific American

The longstanding division of dinosaurs into 'bird-hipped' species including Stegosaurus and their 'lizard-hipped' counterparts such as Brachiosaurus and Tyrannosaurus rex may no longer be valid, a study published on March 22 in Nature contends. Among ...and more »

New study shakes the roots of the dinosaur family tree - Science Daily

Date: March 22, 2017; Source: University of Cambridge; Summary: More than a century of theory about the evolutionary history of dinosaurs has been turned on its head following the publication of new research. The work suggests that the family groupings ...and more »

A 130-Year-Old Fact About Dinosaurs Might Be Wrong - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. When I first read Matthew Baron's new dinosaur study, I actually gasped. For most of my life, I've believed that the dinosaurs fell into two major groups: the ...and more »

A shocking new study just disproved the 130-year-old theory about where dinosaurs came from - Business Insider

A study, recently published in Nature, is the first to seriously question dinosaur evolution. Where and when did the first dinosaurs appear on Earth? For the last 130 years, scientists thought dinosaurs evolved 230 million years ago on an ancient ...and more »

Dinosaur Phylogenetic Tree Shake-Up - The Scientist

An analysis of 74 dinosaur species leads a group of researchers to reorganize the extinct animals' evolutionary history. By Jef Akst | March 24, 2017. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Reddit Share to Email Share to ...and more »

Identity Crisis: New Hypothesis Suggests Radical Changes to the Dinosaur Family Tree - Nature World News

Although dinosaurs have been extinct for millions and millions of years, we continue to be fascinated by these ancient reptiles. Now, some of the most basic and widely accepted "facts" about dinosaurs are being challenged in light of a new research ...and more »

Anatomy analysis suggests new dinosaur family tree - Science News

NEW WAY TO RELATE The dinosaur evolutionary tree just got a makeover. One outcome of the proposed rearrangement is that meat-eating evolved twice in dinosaurs (in groups represented by Tyrannosaurus rex, bottom middle, and Staurikosaurus, right), as ...and more »

The Dinosaur Family Tree Has Been Uprooted - Live Science

The dinosaur family tree, used by paleontologists and dinosaur buffs for the past 130 years, has just been transformed. In the old family tree, there are two major groups of dinosaurs: the bird-hipped ornithischian dinosaurs (such as duck-billed ...and more »