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Re: Building Blocks of T. rex (sorry about the last one)



>Don't forget the 19th Century specimens (as too many popularizers of
>dinosaur research have done)!  Both Marsh and Cope described material which
>almost certainly belongs to T. rex, Marsh's being refered specimens to his
>species "Ornithomimus" grandis, Cope's the type of Manospondylus gigas.
>Both sets of fossils are still in collections (the Smithsonian and the
>American Museum, respectively).
>

Which begs the question, why aren't these the correct senior synonyms for
Tyrannosaur rex? (References would be nice).

Cheers, Paul

pwillis@ozemail.com.au