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Re: Frenguellisaurus ischigualastensis



At 03:38 PM 1/13/99 -0500, Chris Srnka wrote:
>Another case maybe of curiousity killing the cat here...I'm wondering if
>there's any definite relationship between Frenguellisaurus and Allosaurs
>or Megalosaurs or Giganotosaurus, etc.

Frenguellisaurus and Ischisaurus have been established to be junior synonyms
of Herrerasaurus ischigualastensis (see, for example, Novas, F.E. 1994. JVP
13:400-423).  Just different specimens of the same species.

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Vertebrate Paleontologist     Webpage: http://www.geol.umd.edu
Dept. of Geology              Email:tholtz@geol.umd.edu
University of Maryland        Phone:301-405-4084
College Park, MD  20742       Fax:  301-314-9661