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Re: PT paper
In a message dated 3/30/99 2:49:20 PM EST, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
<< Okay, so the type of _Cetiosaurus_ sucks. On the other hand, the chances
the type is an animal other than a sauropod dinosaur is vanishingly remote.
(The same goes for _Megalosaurus_: although some might have complained that
it isn't well known, the type specimen is unquestionably a theropod
I can certainly go along with the historical reasons--which occurred to me
shortly after I had sent off the e-mail. Too bad Owen didn't recognize
Cetiosaurus as a dinosaur (I think that didn't happen until Hulke in 1870 or
something like that; need to check it--Jack McIntosh has known this kind of
info from birth).