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Re: Paralititan

George Olshevsky wrote-

> I recall that in Stromer's Aegyptosaurus he also noted the existence of a
> distinct much larger sauropod, of which he had insufficient material to
> propose a new taxon. Paralititan might be it.

Exactly.  Smith et al. provisionally refer an anterior dorsal vertebra
(1912VIII64) described by Stromer (1932) to Paralititan.  This is based on
the resemblence to Epachthosaurus and Pellegrinisaurus- opisthocoelous,
pleurocoelous, posteriorly wider than tall.

Mickey Mortimer