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Re: New Refs



In a message dated 11/21/01 6:07:40 PM EST, amaris@tin.it writes:

<< The authors described the new genus and species Gobisaurus domoculus known
 from a nearly complete skeleton that closely resembles Shamosaurus scutatus
 but distinguished by the unfused basipterygoid-pterygoid contact and
 elongate premaxillary processes of the vomers. The phylogenetic analysis
 placed Gobisaurus domoculus as the sister taxon to Shamosaurus scutatus. >>

OK, this at long last elevates the name Gobisaurus from the nomen nudum 
status it has had since being introduced in a dinosaur kiddie book in 1994. 
Thanks for the news!