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Re: Syntarsus



In a message dated 96-09-09 00:43:04 EDT,
T.Williams@cclru.randwick.unsw.edu.au (Tim Williams) writes:

> True, cranial crests of one shape or another pop up in various
> theropod crests.  But _paired nasolacrimal crests_ are found in only
> two (possibly three) species that I know of, and all are
> coelophysoids - Dilophosaurus wetherilli, Syntarsus kayentakatae,
> and (rumour has it) one of the Ghost Ranch theropods, possibly a
> Syntarsus species.

Paired cranial crests also appear in the Chinese species _Dilophosaurus
sinensis_, recently described.