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Takuya Imai

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Date of Birth
Affiliation Institute of Dinosaur Research
Title Assistant Professor
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E-mail t_imaiatfpu.ac.jp ( at = @ )
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Education Ph.D.
Academic Societies Palaeontological Society of Japan
Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
Career Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum (concurrent post)

Research Interest

Research Field Reproduction of extinct oviparous amniotes (with focus on dinosaurs)
Early Cretaceous basal birds
Vertebrate Taphonomy
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Imai, T., and Y. Azuma. 2014. THE OLDEST KNOWN AVIAN EGGSHELL, PLAGIOOLITHUS FUKUIENSIS, FROM THE LOWER CRETACEOUS (UPPER BARREMIAN) KITADANI FORMATION, FUKUI, JAPAN. Historical Biology 27:1090–1097.
Imai, T., D. Varricchio, J. Cahoon, and K. Plymesser. 2015. SEDIMENTOLOGICAL ANALYSES OF EGGSHELL TRANSPORT AND DEPOSITION: IMPLICATION AND APPLICATION TO EGGSHELL TAPHONOMY. Palaios 30:435–445.
Azuma, Y., X.Xu, M. Shibata, S. Kawabe, K. Miyata, and T. Imai. 2016. A BIZARRE THEROPOD FROM THE EARLY CRETACEOUS OF JAPAN HIGHLIGHTING MOSAIC EVOLUTION AMONG COELUROSAURIANS. Scientific Reports 6:20478.
Imai, T., P. Jintasakul, Y. Azuma, Y. Noda, and D. Chokchaloemwong. 2016. FIRST CONFIRMED FOSSIL TURTLE EGGSHELLS (OOGENUS TESTUDOOLITHUS) FROM THE LOWER CRETACEOUS OF THAILAND. Memoir of the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum 15:1–6.
Jackson, F. D., W. Zheng, T. Imai, R. Jackson, and Jin X. FOSSIL EGGS ASSOCIATED WITH A NEOCERATOPSIAN (MOSAICERATOPS AZUMAI) FROM THE UPPER CRETACEOUS XIAGUAN FORMATION, HENAN PROVINCE, CHINA. Cretaceous Research 91:457–467.
Imai, T., Y. Tsukiji, and Y. Azuma. 2018. DESCRIPTION OF BIRD TRACKS FROM THE KITADANI FORMATION (APTIAN), KATSUYAMA, FUKUI, JAPAN WITH THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGING TECHNIQUES. Memoir of the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum 17.

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Available Topics Reproduction of extinct oviparous amniotes (with focus on dinosaurs)
Early Cretaceous basal birds
Vertebrate Taphonomy

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