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Re: Abelisaur & Titanosaur migratory routes
On Tue, 23 Jan 1996, th81 wrote:
> >Alternative view...
> >1) Titanosaurs originiated in Africa (lastest Jurassic or early Cretaceous)
> >and radiated to Europe, South America, and India via Madagascar. The
> >titanosaur (Alamosaurus) invaded western North America (as far north as
> >Utah) via South America.
> Titanosaurs are known from the Late Jurassic of Africa (& the Early & Late K
> of Africa, for that matter).
Refresh my memory: Late K African titanosaurs?
> >2) Abelisaurs originated in Europe and radiated to Africa then to South
> >America and India.
> The oldest known abelisaurids, Carnotaurus and the unnamed abelisaur
> recently found by Russell, are mid-K (Albian) age.
A new (old) abelisaur? How much is known? Argentine?
> Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
> Vertebrate Paleontologist
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA 98447
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