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Re: Callovosaurus and Diceratops
>I saw an article in a magazine recently claiming that close examination of
>the skull of Diceratops showed that it was in fact different from
>Triceratops in lacking the nose horn. Anyone have any info on this? Is it
>now a valid genus?
Catherine Forster has a paper in press which deals with the morass of
Triceratops species morphometrically and phylogenetically. If the results
are the same as she presented at SVP in 1990, then Diceratops is a valid
genus and the sister taxon to Triceratops.
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Dept. of Geology
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742