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Re: Triceratops and Torosaurus
In a message dated 4/18/02 3:50:29 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> > Exsqueeze me? You think one or more of the *handful* of known
> > specimens might be closer to _Triceratops_ than to the other _Tor._
> > specimens? Based on what, OOC?
> The flip answer: just like people have suggested that the *handful* of
> specimens of Archaeopteryx, or of Tenontosaurus, or of Pachyrhinosaurus
> (including here Ashcelousaurus) or of fossil hominids, or of
> of Australopithecus, or of any one a bazillion different fossil "genera"
> be composed of more than one species. :)
Okay, okay. My reply came off as a little more flippant and argumentative
than I had intended. I was also only thinking of the first two specimens of
_Torosaurus_. Interesting about _T. utahensis_. You could certainly be
right--I don't know a terrible lot about chasmosaurines.