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Re: The Really Little, Little Guys, and Problems of Basing Total Size and Mass on the Size of Teeth Size

On Thu, 3 Feb 2000 12:20:47 -0800 (PST) "Jaime A. Headden"
<qilongia@yahoo.com> writes:

>  Recently, the tiny new troodontid (named at SVP, but
>for reasons [sensu Sloan, 1999] I refuse to post the
>name, even in light of SVP's closing statements about
>free reports by the press in scientific and justified
>manners) was named, and was shown to not only have
>very tiny teeth, thirty or so to the dentary in a
>skull only about ~5in or about 2.5cm long, but to be
>unserrated, in answer to someone's previous comment to
>the list about unserrated troodont teeth. Not just the
>premaxillary one's, either; the uppers and lowers,

Sounds to me that it is further evidence that Archaeopteryx's teeth are
paedomorphic (assuming the "new" troodontid is a baby/juvenile)..


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