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Re: Dino Notes
>I'm really enjoying this list and the interesting people here.
>Thank you for having me, and thanks to Dino Society for publishing
>WHAT'S LEFT IN CARNOSAURIA?
>Various reference books list the following as part of Carnosauria.
>Assuming that they are no longer there, where are they?
>Lo, how the mighty carnosaurs have fallen....
Itemirus may be a primitive ancestor to the tyrannosaurids. Aublysodontids
are the primitive tyrannosaurids. Dryptosaurus is a basal coelurosaur.
Baryonychidae is a junior synonym of Spinosauridae, and spinosaurids are
probably megalosauroids (primitive tetanurines). Archaeornithoides is
almost certainly a maniraptoran.
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Dept. of Geology
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742