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Re: [Re: New ref (Mosasaur bite marks)]



In a message dated 98-10-17 03:01:06 EDT, you write:

<< 
 Could these bite marks have come from he mysterious _Globidens_(sp?) with
it's
 strange, clam and crustacean crushing teeth?
 
 Archosaur J
  >>

  As you state, the rounded and globular teeth of Globidens would probably
crush the ammonite rather pierce the shell. The closely related Prognathodon
is probably the best candidate for ammonite-feeder. Its teeth are stout, yet
sharp and the skull is massive and burly. Dan Varner.