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[Fwd: Re: "Early" cretaceous Tyrannosaurids]



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Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. wrote:
> 
> Might I add that, having examined this tooth, it is fairly clearly
> tyrannosaurid, and helps to polarize the character "premaxillary tooth
> serrations absent" in my data matrix, lending (very weak) support to the
> monophyly of Aublysodontinae.
> 
> (This tooth does possess clear serrations).

Neither do our basal Cenomanian premax teeth (much larger cheek teeth). 
Phil Currie suggested referring to them as cf. Alectrosaurus.

Jim K.





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