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Re: Re: Another Large Allosaurid

>I read on the internet that there was a very large allosaur, _Epanterias
>amplexus_ or something like that, that nearly reached the size of a female
>_Tyrannosaurus rex_!!

There is a lot of taxonomic confusion concerning the giant Morrison
allosaurid.  Dan Chure seems to have sorted this out, so the giant
allosaurid is now Saurophaganax maximus.

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