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Re: Size of Theropods
In a message dated 96-01-23 02:20:51 EST, firstname.lastname@example.org (Peter
>Just a follow up to Scott Horton's post - it would seem that in the past
>there was at least a tendency, perhaps not scientifically rigorous, to lump
>large theropods into carnosauria and small ones into coelurosauria. Now that
>coelurosaurs have got pretty big with the inclusion of tyrannosaurs, just
>what is an acceptable definition of the differences between the two?
For starters, carnosaurs would not have maniraptoran forelimbs, but
coelurians and their descendants would.