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Re: Dromaeosaurs



At 07:43 AM 12/23/97 +0100, you wrote:
>Hi,
>Please, can anyone tell me about the differences among a teeth of
>Dromaeosaurid and the others theropoda? Is it its serration denticles in
>distal edge?
>

Dromaeosaurids (or at least velociraptorines) have among the most recurved
teeth of all theropods, and consequently the greatest difference between the
front and back serration size.

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