Christopher R. Noto, PhD

News and Updates

Croc skullI'm pleased to announce the newest species described from the Arlington Archosaur Site: Deltasuchus motherali. Published today in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Noto Lab students have been busy this year, including multiple conference presentations and lots of new material recovered from matrix screenwashing. Click on the pictures below for larger versions.
Melissa at the UW Symposium

Justin at SVP

Holly microfossil sorting

A great piece on our research and field work at the AAS by the Racine Journal-Times. You can read the article here for free.

Our work at the Arlington Archosaur Site was recently featured in a local news report from NBC5 in Dallas. Watch the 3 min feature here.


Over the summer I had the opportunity to study and preserve rare theropod tracks found around Lake Grapevine near Dallas, Texas. More about the discovery can be found here and here.


Older news items can be found in the Archives




I am a vertebrate paleontologist working on the taphonomy, paleoecology, and functional morphology of Mesozoic vertebrates including dinosaurs, crocodilians, mammals, and birds.

I am the principal investigator at the Arlington Archosaur Site with a position of Research Affiliate in the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas, Texas.

Currently I am an Associate Professor in Biological Sciences teaching human anatomy and physiology at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

Biological Sciences
UW Parkside
900 Wood Rd., PO Box 2000

Kenosha, WI 53141


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