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Re: Tarbosaurus?



In a message dated 7/22/00 0:24:25 AM EST, jeffmartz@earthlink.net writes:

<< Carpenter (1992) concluded that
 Tarbosaurus bataar is a single species with T. efremovi, Gorgosuaurs
 lancinator, and Gorogsaurus novojilovi being ontogeneic variants >>

No, Carpenter 1992 separated Gorgosaurus novojilovi into its own genus, 
Maleevosaurus. However, he also considered Tarbosaurus to be congeneric with 
Tyrannosaurus, as its own species, Tyrannosaurus bataar (the way Maleev first 
described it).