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Re: STRANGE THEROPOD SKULLS



In a message dated 98-02-27 01:53:50 EST, th81@umail.umd.edu writes:

<< Carnosauria is unambiguously defined as "all taxa closer to Allosaurus than
 to birds" (see Holtz & Brett-Surman's taxonomy & systematics chapter in the
 Complete Dinosaur, and references cited therein).  (And the Padian,
 Hutchinson & Holtz abstract at last years SVP).  >>

This is the most appropriate definition of Carnosauria ever proposed in terms
of its simplicity and the kinds of taxa that one might expect to be included.
Love it! Gotta finish doing all the dinosaurs this way.