Thursday, December 18, 2014


December 11, 2014
9:40: Arrived at the Burpee Museum.
9:55: I am now set up to complete the descriptions of the gastralia, following the lead of Claessens (2004).
11:56: About halfway through in writing up the muscle scars of the medial gastralia; time for lunch.
12:56: Back from lunch.
3:10: Finished with the gastralia description a while ago, and I just took the primary measurements of the dorsal ribs. Now I will complete the photographs of the hemal arches and move on to the dorsal ribs and gastralia if there is time left.
4:19: Done with photographing hemal arches; next is the premaxillomaxillary articulation of both sides.
4:32: Premaxillomaxillary suture photographed on both sides.
4:48: IL stopped by to get caught up.
4:54: Packing up. 584 pages reached.
References cited
Claessens, L. P. A. M. 2004. Dinosaur gastralia; origin, morphology, and function. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 24:89-106.

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