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Re: Irritator as Spinosaur
On Wed, 31 Jan 1996 Dinogeorge@aol.com wrote:
> >Does anyone know anything about the feet of _Baryonyx_? Particularly the
> >proximal ends of the metatarsals, as these can show not only whether
> >_Bary_ is an arctomet but also positively whether it is a halticosaur,
> >megalosaur, allosaur, or whatever.
> Not known. I checked, because my genus _Valdoraptor_ is based on metatarsals,
> most emphatically not arctometatarsalian.
I'm sorry. I must have missed something here. What does _Valdoraptor_
have to do with _Baryonyx_? Were you thinking they might be the same
animal? Quite right about _Valdoraptor_, though. Looks more like a
eustreptospondyl or allosaur foot to me.
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