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Re: Megaraptor: details
At 03:37 PM 9/13/98 -0400, T. Mike Keesey wrote:
>On Fri, 11 Sep 1998, Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. wrote:
>> To answer some of the recent questions:
>> Yes, there really is a dinosaur called _Megaraptor_. The full name is
>> _Megaraptor namunhuaiquii_. It is from the Rio Neuquen Formation of
>> Argentina (Late Cretaceous), the same formation that contains the primitive
>> bird _Unenlagia_ and the more advanced _Patagonykus_, as well as an as-yet
>> unofficially named troodontid-like form.
>Is that last one "_Araucanoraptor_"?
It will be, when it is formally named.
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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