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Re: Dwarf Allosaurs (was Re: Archeoraptor Article)
Dann Pigdon wrote:
This has got me thinking. Could the prevalence of dwarf allosaurs (between
and 6 metres ) in southern Australia
The astragalus from the Early Cretaceous of Cape Paterson in SE Australia,
referred to _Allosaurus_ by Ralph Molnar, may not be _Allosaurus_ after all.
I haven't seen anything in print, but at last year's SVP somebody (Dan
Chure from memory) presented a strong case against including this specimen
in _Allosaurus_. The astragalus did come from some form of tetanurine
though, but not _Allosaurus_.
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