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Fwd: RE: Only One Triceratops Species??



>Date: Wed, 7 Mar 2001 10:55:27 -0600
>To: Jean-Michel.BENOIT@gemplus.com
>From: Christopher Ott <cott@geology.wisc.edu>
>Subject: RE: Only One Triceratops Species??
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>Isn't Kentrosaurus an Asian Stegosaur?  It certainly isn't a ceratopsian.
>You are probably thinking of Centrosaurus, and yes, there are massive
>bonebeds of Centrosaurs in Dinosaur Provincial Park.  I have worked on
>some of them myself.  There are also Styracosaurus, Pachyrhinosaurus, and
>others.  However, they are all Centrosaurine dinosaurs, not Chasmosaurines
>like Triceratops.  Herding behavior in Centrosaurs is well documented, but
>not Chasmosaurines.
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>Chris Ott
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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Geology Museum
Department of Geology and Geophysics
1215 W. Dayton St.
Madison, WI  53706