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Re: dwarf tyrannosaurus

On Wed, 7 Dec 1994 BPC.APA@email.apa.org wrote:

> If nanotyrannus is a dwarf species of tyrannosaurus, why would it need to 
> be named T. lancensis? Is there already a dwarf species named? And, if 
> I've been following this naming thread properly, wouldn't nanotyrannus 
> stick?, As long as we're bringing up dwarf species, have there been any 
> others discovered (perhaps a population isolated on an island at some 
> point)?
The ankylosaur? Struthiosaurus I believe is suppose to be an dwarf 
dinosaur. Also, mention of hadrosaur material found in Romania which may 
represent dwarfism amongst dinosaurs living in isolation.

---John Schneiderman (dino@revelation.unomaha.edu)