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Re: tyrannosaurus

At 02:37 PM 8/27/97 -0400, you wrote:
>Is the title Tyrannosaurus bataar still accurate or has bataar returned to
Most current workers in tyrannosaurid systematics agree that the
"Tarbosaurus" material is not sufficiently different from Tyrannosaurus rex
to be given its own generic name.

See Holtz, 1997 (SVP abstract) for further details.

However, it is important to remember that there are differences of opinion
with regards to low-level taxonomy.  Some people are lumpers, some are

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Vertebrate Paleontologist     Webpage: http://www.geol.umd.edu
Dept. of Geology              Email:th81@umail.umd.edu
University of Maryland        Phone:301-405-4084
College Park, MD  20742       Fax:  301-314-9661