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Re: JP3 Trailer



In a message dated 5/5/01 2:42:57 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
conradjack@hotmail.com writes:

> Indeed, comparisons were made between _Suchomimus_, _Baryonyx_, 
>  _Spinosaurus_, and _Irritator_.  There seem to be two lineages of 
>  Spinosauridae, the Baryonychinae and the Spinosaurinae (or "-ini" for each 
>  of these "-inae", a semantic issue).  Peculiarities of the jaws and tooth 
>  replacement show that _Suchomimus_ is not _Spinosaurus_.  

_Suchomimus_ is generally considered to be closer to _Baryonyx_ than to 
_Spinosaurus_--indeed, some have hypothesized that _Suchomimus_ might 
actually be a large _Baryonyx_.

--Nick P.