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Re: K-T crocodylians
Ken Kinman (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
<I will certainly concede that the Notosuchians may have croaked
well before K-T (but who knows, absence of evidence is not...).
But both Peirosauridae and Paralligatoridae apparently made it
to the Maastrichtian (see Mike Benton's site, which is
presumably based on Fossil Record 2). So I would add those to
Goniopholididae as three whole families that may have croaked at
Ken, being in the Maastrichtian and persisting to the end are
two different things. I do know that that paralligatorids do not
occur in strata post earliest Cretaceous, at least, being the
<The crown group crocs did a lot better, but I seriously doubt
that they sailed through K-T unscathed.>
No one's saying they did. Chris is saying (sorry man, to steal
your wind) that there is not enough data to suggest it either
way, and for now, we should be satisfied...
Jaime A. Headden
Where the Wind Comes Sweeping Down the Pampas!!!!
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