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Fishing for Feet
The following query is a bit of a fishing expedition on my part. For the
last several years I have been collecting measurements of foot skeletons
of theropod and ornithopod dinosaurs, as part of a project concerned with
how well one can correlate between skeletal taxa and dinosaur footprint
taxa. I've scoured the literature for usable data, and also measured quite
a few articulated/associated foot skeletons.
The present query is to ask if anybody has good foot material of
(at least facultatively) bipedal dinosaurs that has not been described.
What I am interested in are specimens where one can get length and width
measurements of phalanges that one can be sure came from the same individual
animal. I don't care if the specimen is from the most common taxon in
the history of dinosaurs, or even if the exact genus and species of the
erstwhile tootsie-owner are uncertain--I'd still be interested in hearing
about the specimen. Thanks.