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Re: Fixing dinosaurian carnivour question)



On Thu, 27 May 1999 09:10:24 -0400 (EDT) "Thomas R. Holtz, Jr."
<th81@umail.umd.edu> writes:
[snip]

>Actually, the main candidate would be _Manospondylsus gigas_, an
isolated
>centrum from the Hell Creek Fm. almost certainly form _T. rex_. 
However,
>this is not like the case of _Apatosaurus_ and _Brontosaurus_ (where the
>type material of the former is at least represented by multiple
elements,
>including vertebrae, which have been shown to demonstrate some
diagnostic
>features).
[snip]

I thought I had seen *Manospondylus* classified as a nomen oblitum.  If
it hasn't, it probably should be.  Has anyone used the name as a serious
taxon in the last ninety or so years?-*Thescelosaurus*  

>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


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