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Re: MARGINOCEPHALIANS and Triassic times
On Sat, 22 Apr 2000, Mickey Mortimer wrote:
> Adam Yates wrote-
> > He goes further than that, apparently the holotype skull is juvenile. An
> > adult Shuvo premax was found in the same quarry that yeilded
> > Gojirasaurus. Ollie Rauhut suggests we might be looking at the head and
> > body of the same organism. I'd like to think so.
> Actually, Shuvosaurus cannot be synonymous with Gojirasaurus because a tooth
> was found with the holotype of Gojirasaurus, whereas Shuvosaurus was
> obviously toothless.
I would say that we simply don't know. Shed carnivorous teeth associated
with postcranial remains are virtually meaningless, we should remember
the historical lesson of of the Palaeopoda, the supposedly carnivorous