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Re: Araucanoraptor



At 11:34 PM 12/7/97 +0100, Fred Bervoets wrote:
>Just for the records ( i'am a long way from there) i like to know if
>ARAUCANORAPTOR argentinus is from the same "family" as MEGARAPTOR
>namunhuaiquii "" The are from the same locality and horizon until know
>my only information on A. argentinus is George's email from July this
>year. Is there any new information on this animal?

This is probably the arctometatarsalian form, probably troodontid, form the
same site as Megaraptor.  If so, it is smaller than Megaraptor and has a
true pinched metatarsus.


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