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Re: Echinodon and Scutellosaurus
On Mon, 27 Oct 1997 Gothgrrl@aol.com wrote:
> Ah, to answer my own question: I got to looking at THE DINOSAURIA after that
> last post and, at least as of 1990 and those authors knowledge, Echinodon was
> known only from "isolated skull elements of at least three individuals,
> scutes" (p. 428) from the late Tithonian Middle Purbeck of Dorset.
Thank you very much for so hasty and thorough a reply. My main purpose in
requesting information was in hopes of finding out if the restoration on
page 170 of _The Dinosaur Society Dinosaur Encyclopedia_ was accurate in
its portrayal. The skull is restored with a comparatively large and
conical first maxillary tooth resembling a heterodontosaurid "fang"
(excuse the word). I was hoping to see if a more formal description would
mention this. The text in _The Dinosauria_ doesn't mention it, and I
can't find mention of it anywhere else either. Can anyone help me?
> THE DINOSAURIA also includes skull and mandibular, pelvic girdle, and
> hindlimb illustration of Scutellosaurus.
> Caitlin R. Kiernan
Once again, thank you, much appreciated. I would dearly love to see a
restoration of the skull though. The text provides a wonderful
description, but I would like to see a professional's restoration. I know
that the mandible is drawn, but what about the other skull elements? Can
anyone give me any leads?
Thanks again, Caitlin, I appreciate your efforts. I do need more help if
anyone could, though.
Thank you (in advance, as they say),