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Camarasaurs (was Re: Dinosaur Genera List corrections #118)



In a message dated 11/12/99 5:23:32 AM Pacific Standard Time, 
tholtz@geol.umd.edu writes:

> The general "camarasaur" like skull seems to be the basic sauropod
>  condition, found in basalmost forms (_Shunosaurus_),
>  euhelopodid/mamenchisaurids (_Omeisaurus_, _Euhelopus_: like Dinogeorge, I
>  wouldn't be surprised if Euhelopodidae really does contain _Omeisaurus_,
>  _Euhelopus_, and _Mamenchisaurus_), _Jobaria_, and basal macronarians 
(i.e.,
>  _Camarasaurus_).

Argh.  So is there still an actual Camarasauridae, or has Macronaria simply 
turned into a bunch of serial outgroups to _Saltasaurus_?? :-S

--Nick P.