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Re: Re: GIGANOTOSAURUS



>In a message dated 95-09-23 08:21:39 EDT, Thomas_R_HOLTZ@umail.umd.edu (th81)
>writes:
>
>>When her work is published, Megalosaurus will probably be one of the best
>>described Middle Jurassic theropods (but when your competition is
>>Monolophosaurus, Piatnitzkysaurus, Eustreptospondylus, Gasosaurus, and
>>Poekilopleuron, it isn't that hard).
>
>Actually, _Monolophosaurus_, _Piatnitzkysaurus_, and even _Gasosaurus_ are
>based on very good to excellent specimens. What's the beef?

Okay, but most of these are based soley on the type.  Megalosaurus has the
advantage of having many elements represented by multiple individuals.
>
>By the way, it's good to see someone finally putting all that British
>megalosaur material in order. Give her a doctorate just for the attempt!

Tell it to Norman!

Incidentally, another British grad student (actually, he already has his
doctorate now!) revised Cetiosaurus.  Hope to see his work soon, too!

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Vertebrate Paleontologist
Dept. of Geology
University of Maryland
College Park, MD  20742
Email:Thomas_R_HOLTZ@umail.umd.edu (th81)
Fax: 301-314-9661
Phone:301-405-4084