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Dryptosaurus



At 05:58 PM 9/14/97 -0400, you wrote:
>In a message dated 97-09-14 17:04:09 EDT, franczak@ntplx.net writes:
>
><< , _Dryptosaurus_ was a featured dinosaur, >>
>
>Speaking of which, the latest JVP is out and it features a restudy of this
>genus. Appalling how little is known of it. But even so it's not quite like
>any other theropod and belongs in its own family.

{Thank god (that the paper & the issue is out)!}

Anyway, it turns out that, as little as there is to Dryptosaurus, you can
still score quite a few characters for it.

All in all, an interesting dinosaur.

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