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Re: Time Space and Matter -2



 > 
 >         True...but in the _Western_ world, the consensus in most books
 > seemed to place it as a diplodocid (often in the Mamenchisaurinae
 > subfamily), whereas the Chinese, who had much better exposure to the
 > various regional sauropods, guessed it to be a Euhelopodid, which, of
 > course, it turned out to be!  8-)

On a majority basis, yes.  Once I was cognizant of the Euhelopodidae
I quickly concluded it was a proper grouping, and that M. belonged
there.  So I was in the "eastern" camp on this issue long before the
skull was found.

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