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Re: Parasaurolophus neck/head flap.



In a message dated 98-01-10 03:03:32 EST, dino@revelation.unomaha.edu writes:

<< In the holotype restored skeleton of Parasaurolophus walkeri (ROM 768),
 there is a natural v-shaped notch in between the 7th and 8th dorsal
 vertebrae.  The terminal end of the crest could have rested upon this
 notch.   >>

Most workers consider this notch to be pathological or artifactual.
Unfortunately, there's only one _P. walkeri_ skeleton; we need another, to see
whether the same feature appears there, too.