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In a message dated 3/6/00 3:16:40 PM EST, email@example.com writes:
<< Two questions regarding Mamenchisaurus.
First, is it M. hochuanensis or M. hochuanesis? I have seen it both
<< Second, does anyone have the specimen number of the M. hochuane[n]sis
holotype handy? This is the specimen figured in Young and Chao (1972).
I can't find that darn specimen number anywhere! >>
>From Tracy Ford's compilation:
Holotype: GCC V 20401
Locality: Taiping, Hechuan, Region of Hochuan Xian, Sichuan Province, China.
Horizon: Shangshaximiao Formation, Oxfordian, Early Late Jurassic.
Material: 19 cervical vertebrae, dorsal sacral and caudal vertebrae, cervical
ribs, ilium, ischium and part of pubis, tibiae, fibulae. distal end of right
femur, astragalus and part of the metatarsals and phalanges, broken pieces of
sternum, proximal end of right humerus.