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Re: Re: Irritator challengeri
>On Mon, 15 Jan 1996, John Schneiderman wrote:
>> I've recently reviewed the article on Irritator and have a couple of
>> Was this skull material compared against _Baryonyx walkeri_ or
>> _Elaphrosaurus bambergi_?
>NOT Elaphrosaurus bambergi of the late Jurassic. I'm sorry but I was
>referring to Elaphrosaurus sp. from the early Cretaceous of northern
>Africa (Algeria, Morocco, & Niger). I believe some of this material had
>cranial elements and some teeth represented.
Teeth, yes. Skull parts, no (at least none known). Furthermore, it ain't
Elaphrosaurus: the material referred to "E." iguidiensis (sp?) is tetanurine.
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Dept. of Geology
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742