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Can anyone help me providing some more information about the recently
found remains of the 'aetosaurian with sabre-like teeth', a supposed
carnivorous early representative of the Aetosauria, which could help
shedding some light on the murky origins of that group. Is this new
find consisting of quite complete material or is it a partial jaw?
Has it the typical 'upturned' snout? Has anyone seen illustrations?
In older textbooks (e.g. Handbuch der Palaeoherpelogie, partim
Thecodontia, eds Kuhn) aetosaurs are considered as carrion-feeders
or omnivorous. The more recent texts talk (as far as I know) of
herbivorous attitudes (i.a. digging up roots and so). Is there a consensus
about their palaeo-ecology? Where they semi-aquatic or fully
Just some questions.