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R: R: Iguanodon (was Re: Saltasauridae (was Re: new titano
Da: TWILLIAMS@canr1.cag.uconn.edu <TWILLIAMS@canr1.cag.uconn.edu>
A: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>; firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>;
Data: mercoledì 28 luglio 1999 22.34
Oggetto: Re: R: Iguanodon (was Re: Saltasauridae (was Re: new titano
>I agree. They seem very closely related; the only justification for
>splitting up _Iguanodon_ would be if the genus was shown to be
>paraphyletic. Some researchers have even considered
>_atherfieldensis_ and _bernissartensis_ to be the two sexes of a
I don't think that for example I.bernissartensis is the female and I.
atherfieldensis is male, in fact there is relatively little individual
variation and osteologically these two forms appear to be perfectly distinct
and valid species.
For the paraphyletic Iguanodon actually I don't known for certain, but I
have read some paper on Iguanodon and I have a suspect that within the genus
Iguanodon there are two lineage, one bernissartensis like and another
But I have a lot of problem in the identification of characters in some
species (es. I. hoggii, I. fittoni etc)
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