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Re: Removing segnosaurs from ...
<<How about Monolophosaurus? Now, I don't think that there is any
close relation between the two, but it does have a whopping huge
naris. Also, a point needed to be made is that we, at present, do not
know which cranial characters of Erlicosaurus are unique to that
genus, and which apply to the Therizinosauroidea as a whole. The
skull of Alxasaurus is very fragmentary, and none of the other taxa
have good cranial material.>>
Monolophosaurus has small nares compaired to Erlikosaurus, still.
<<Did you take the photo from the mounted skeleton? Much of that
is (how to put this politely) conjecture. In the actual material, it is
I took the photograph from the type material. There is no semi-lunate
carpal in the type material and none in my photograph.
There are still the lower jaw and feet that are very similar to
prosauropods and can't be labelled as reversions. How do you
reconcile that with a theropodan ancestory of Segnosauria (NOT
On an aside, when did we start spelling Erlikosaurus with a "c"?
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