Cristiano Dal Sasso

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Cristiano Dal Sasso, 2012

Cristiano Dal Sasso (born September 12, 1965 ) is an Italian paleontologist .

Dal Sasso studied natural sciences and has worked in the vertebrate paleontology department of the Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano (“Municipal Museum of Natural History in Milan”) since 1990 . He is the technical coordinator of the excavations in the Triassic layers in Besano . In addition to well-known popular science books , he has also published numerous scientific works , including the first descriptions of three genres:

Together with the paleontologist Simone Maganuco, who also works at the Natural History Museum in Milan, he discovered parts of a Spinosaurus aegyptiacus in a private collection acquired by the museum.


  • Cristiano Dal Sasso: Animals (Beginnings, Origins & Evolution) , Belitha Press, London (1994) ISBN 1-85561-378-6
  • Cristiano Dal Sasso: Dinosaurs of Italy , Indiana Univ. Pr., Bloomington, Indiana, USA. (2005), ISBN 0-253-34514-6

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