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RE: Allosaurus jimmadseni
> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of
> Waylon Rowley
> Dinosaurweb has a short discussion on _Allosaurus_
> that focuses mainly on the morphology of the lacrimal.
> Can we assign subspecies in dino paleontology? It's
> not like we can confidently tell if a new taxon
> represents a sexually isolated species, so why not
> name it _Allosaurus atrox jimmadseni_? Or just start
> calling them _Allosaurus atrox_ morph 1, 2, 3,
> 4....you get the idea.
Incidentally, Chure's disseration also addresses the nature of previously
supposed "species" of _Allosaurus_ (such as _A. atrox_) as well as
describing in detail many previous mounts of _Allosaurus_ and their
A very important document, when it is finally published.
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Department of Geology Director, Earth, Life & Time Program
University of Maryland College Park Scholars
College Park, MD 20742
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