Mike P. Taylor

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Michael P. Taylor
Born (1968-03-12) March 12, 1968 (age 46)
Bishop's Stortford, England
Residence Ruardean, Gloucestershire, England
Nationality British
Alma mater

Mike Taylor (born March 12, 1968) is a British computer programmer with a Ph.D in palaeontology. To date, he has published 18 paleontological papers and is co-credited with naming two genus of dinosaur (Xenoposeidon in 2007 with Darren Naish, and Brontomerus in 2011).[1][2]

Along with paleontologists Darren Naish and Matt Wedel, he founded the paleontology blog Sauropod Vertebrae Picture of the Week.

He lives in Ruardean, Gloucestershire, England.[3]


  1. ^ Keim, Brandon (16 November 2007). "This Week in Dinosaurs: A Mesozoic Vacuum Cleaner, An Accidental Find". Wired Magazine. Retrieved March 3, 2011. 
  2. ^ Bhanoo, Sindya (28 February 2011). "Dinosaur-Hunting Hobbyist Makes Fresh Tracks for Paleontology". The New York Times. Retrieved March 3, 2011. 
  3. ^ Taylor, Mike. "Mike Taylor - CV". Retrieved March 3, 2011. 

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