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Re: Placement of Segnosauria (was Re: Details on Nanshiungosaurus bohlini)
In a message dated 10/7/00 1:14:48 PM EST, email@example.com writes:
<< According to one of your posts elsewhere on the Internet, Desertiana
is a "form taxon" for small segnosaurs that supposedly ate wasps' nests.
The name was apparently proposed in Nessov, 1995 (monograph on dinosaur
Thanks for the reminder. I found the taxon in Nessov 1995 (p. 10) as a new
genus for the form taxon Celliforma favosites, which Nessov identified as a
kind of fossilized wasp's nest. This is supposed to have been segnosaur food.
So Desertiana favosites isn't a dinosaur.