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Re: Streptospondylus: new ref
> Haven't seen this mentioned on the list yet:
> Allain, Ronan. 2001. Redescription de _Streptospondylus altdorfensis_, le
> dinosaure theropode de Cuvier, du Jurassique de
> Normadie. Geodiversitas. 23(3):349-367.
Just in case someone wants to cite this: Rédéscription, théropode,
> Redescribes _S. altdorfensis_, and finds it to be a valid, diagnosable
> taxon (I can't read French, so I don't know what features support
Just retype the diagnosis and send it to me or one of the many native
speakers on this list, I'd say. :-)
> All large theropod remains from the Callovo-Oxfordian of the Vaches
> Noires are referred to this taxon, inlcuding the
> following: Streptospondylus rostro-major sensu Owen, 1842;
The - has been outlawed since by the ICZN (this rule is retained in the
PhyloCode), it must become *S. rostromajor*.
> Streptospondylus cuvieri Owen, 1842 (Megalosaurus cuvieri); Laelaps
> gallicus Cope,1867;
At last someone figured out what *"Laelaps" gallicus* is!
> Eustreptospondylus divesensis Walker, 1964
> partim; and "crocodile fossils" Cope, 1800;1824. Some vertebral features
> link _Streptospondylus_ with _Eustreptospondylus_, and both taxa are
> assigned to the Spinosauroidea.
Does this include Megalo-/Torvosauridae or not? In the latter case the whole
affair could be synonymous with *Magnosaurus*, couldn't it?
Which of the above remain nomina dubia?