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Re: Dinosaur Genera List corrections #118



In a message dated 11/11/99 11:42:55 PM EST, NJPharris@aol.com writes:

<< So it's back to being a camarasaurlike macronarian?  As Tom noted earlier, 
 Jeff Wilson indicated last month that this animal fell just outside 
 Neosauropoda.>>

It's surely a macronarian, but it may be below camarasaurid (hence only 
"camarasaurlike") level because it doesn't have bifid neural spines (they're 
called "simple") and has the primitive number of 12 cervicals (like 
Camarasaurus). There's nothing micro about those macro-nares. In the old days 
it might have been classified as a late-occurring cetiosaurid.