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Re: tooth counts in systematics



In a message dated 4/11/99 1:24:39 PM EST, smithjb@sas.upenn.edu writes:

<< BINGO.  That is the situation.  It is the only example that I 
 cited.  However, it is not the only example that I have seen.  So, I 
 guess we could safely say that it happens in crocs and it happens in 
 theropods. >>

This I gotta see. I've >never< heard of a theropod that had 30% more teeth 
(alveoli) on one side than on the other. How complete are the jaw specimens? 
Is there evidence of pathology?