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Re: Ricardoestia or Richardestia?

paleo_mont@excite.com wrote:
> Ok.... been here thinking about this, and only one source put Ricardoestesia
> into a family group troodontid... is that a sure thing or just speculation?
> 2nd thing I noticed is that, Ricardoestesia is found from Late Jurassic to
> the K/T boundry.  17 teeth and  1 pair of denteries and teeth have been
> found. Which gives us 18.  Hopefully the teeth are all paratypes of the
> original specimen and not considered the same animal....am I correct on that
> part?
        Yeah, pretty long duration and a rather large geographic 
distrobution for such a scrappy taxon, eh???????   Hmmmm....

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