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Re: More Suchomimus thoughts
Berislav Krzic wrote:
> I also agree with a recent Holtz's opinion on this List, that we
> might expect spinosaur fossils to be found in North America, too -
> because it was a part of the same type of connected swamp-like
> environment like in Europe and Africa.
The Barrimian through Albian in the western US represents a dry Savahna,
so spinosaurids may be ecologically excluded. However, during the
Cenomanian it does become much wetter with many extensive swamps.
The Arundel of Maryland (Aptian?) is pretty wet.