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Re: Gastralia

You wrote: 

>> I need to know more about the distribution of gastralia (belly or 
>> ribs) among dinosaur groups.  I have seen gastralia in sketches and 
>> displays of theropods.  I have also been told that they occur in 
>> with Camarosaurus being the first recorded.  I believe Ken Carpenter 
>> told me that they may have occurred widely among sauropods.  Does 
>> know if they are found in ornithiscians??  Any and all info is 
>> appreciated; references would be helpful.
>the pachycephalosaur Stegoceras is known to have gastralia
>---John Schneiderman (dino@revelation.unomaha.edu)

Ah, well, no.  Gilmore misidentified the ossified tendons as gastralia