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Re: Tatisaurus



In a message dated 5/13/99 7:34:51 AM EST, dinosaur@museum.gla.ac.uk writes:

<< Is *Tatisaurus* considered to be a stegosaur related to 
 Huayangosaurus as Dong (1990) suggests in his paper in *Dinosaur 
 Systematics* edited by Carpenter and Currie?  He doesn't seem to 
 consider that it may be a primitive thyreophoran related to 
 Scelidosaurus.  This surprises me considering it comes from the 
 Lufeng Formation (Lower Jurassic) of China. >>

Tatisaurus was recently synonymized with Scelidosaurus, with Tatisaurus 
oehleri renamed Scelidosaurus oehleri, by Spencer Lucas in the Jurassic 
Symposium volume (Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin #60).