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Re: Herrerrasaurus the Herrerrasaur
At 11:32 AM 1/11/96 -0800, you wrote:
>Tracy Ford wrote:
>> Excusse me? Herrasaur is name AFTER Herrerasaurus, so Herrasaurus is and
always will be a Herrarasaur.
>That's right. But herrerasaurus is no longer a member ov the orden
>Herrerasauria. Because herrerasauria dissapeared, and Herrerasaurus
>bacem a theropod.
Or so recent publications might lead you to believe...
For an alternative hypothesis, try:
Holtz, T.R., Jr. and K. Padian. 1995. Definition and diagnosis of Theropoda
and related taxa. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 15 (Supplement to 3):35A.
(The paper version of this is still in preparation).
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Vertebrate Paleontologist Webpage: http://www.geol.umd.edu
Dept. of Geology Email:email@example.com
University of Maryland Phone:301-405-4084
College Park, MD 20742 Fax: 301-314-9661