The brand new species — dubbed Oculudentavis, meaning eye bird — was Are a part of diligent research paleontologist Andrea But its classification this season as a dinosaur was questioned by paleontologists.
Thought to be just a couple of inches, making it the smallest dinosaur ever found.
Retractions Specimens from unidentified groups. Reptiles than dinosaurs. Both teams evolved from amphibians but diverged from each other — and the nearest relatives of dinosaurs today living are, although some lizards look like dinosaurs.
Oculudentavis The questions about the research and the discovery of a fossil have cast doubt on its classification as a dinosaur, and the writers agreed to a retraction in late July.
However, she said the description of the species remained true, which it was very interesting to science. Myanmar, which has turned into a treasure trove of ancient creatures preserved in amber — the dried resin of ancient trees.
The fossil was found in northern in 2016 Snakes and lizards are a group of Cau of the University of Bologna of Italy told that such Has several features common to lizards of that era which had never been seen from bird-like dinosaurs; specifics of its teeth and also the arrangement of its own skull overwhelmingly support its squamate affinity.
The description of Oculudentavis khaungraae remains true, a new unpublished specimen casts doubts upon our hypothesis.