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"Torvosauroids" (was Re: DOUBLE NEGATIVES!)

Tom Holtz sent in the following; listproc didn't like it.  I did, so
I'm overriding the stupid program ;-)

  Date: Mon, 12 Jun 1995 11:38:26 -0500
  To: DINOSAUR@lepomis.psych.upenn.edu
  From: Tom Holtz <tholtz@geochange.er.usgs.gov>
  Subject: "Torvosauroids" (was Re: DOUBLE NEGATIVES!)

  > I've just received the _Edmarka_ paper! Hooray for basal
  > tetanuraens! But I'm confused - Sereno et al., in their
  > _Afrovenator_ paper, identified a torvosauroid clade, with no
  > mention of _Megalosaurus_. Did they put _Torvosaurus_ and
  > _Megalosaurus_ in the same family (their Torvosauridae)?  Think I'll
  > read around this some more before I make misjudgements...

  Sereno et al. did not include in their analysis.  If someone were to
  do something along those lines (geez, who could THAT be... ;-)), if
  they found that Megalosaurus belonged in there, too, then
  Megalosauridae & -oidea would have priority (up to a century & a
  half priority!!).

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