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Re: Tyrannosaurs with leathery skin, etc.

In a message dated 11/29/99 10:49:25 AM Pacific Standard Time, 
nrlongri@midway.uchicago.edu writes:

[regarding _Sinosauropteryx_]

>   An obturator process of the ischium is found in all kinds of
>  things, but it would put it above things like torvosaurs if I recall(?).

An obturator process of the sort seen in _Compsognathus_ would make it a 
coelurosaur.  The ob. proc. of carnosaurs is very different and, IMHO, 
probably independently derived.

--Nick P.