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Re: Sonorasaurus

In a message dated 98-06-24 00:03:12 EDT, wgp@dana.ucc.nau.edu writes:

<< What I meant was that Sonorasaurus is from the Albian in North America.
 This is the first sauropod of this age found in N. America, correct? >>

Yes, it is presently the latest known sauropod prior to the big mid-Cretaceous
North American "sauropod hiatus." Only known later North American sauropod
would be the Maastrichtian _Alamosaurus_ (and maybe--very maybe--the undated
long-shot _Dyslocosaurus_).