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Re: Lotosaurus-like animal (was Re: archosaurs stance (again))
At 16.36 12/08/02 -0400, Dinogeorge wrote:
In the first printing of Mesozoic Meanderings #2 (1991), I classified
Ctenosauriscus Kuhn, 1964, Hypselorhachis Charig, 1967 [nomen nudum], and
Lotosaurus Zhang, 1975 all in the family Ctenosauriscidae Kuhn, 1964
(formerly Ctenosauridae Kuhn, 1961), senior synonym of Lotosauridae Zhang,
1975. I considered Ctenosauriscidae to be Pseudosuchia incertae sedis.
and Rob Gay wrote:
Spencer Lucas suggests it in Chinese Fossil Vertebrates, that the two may be
close, along with a second German taxa I'm not familiar with.
Thanks for the responses.
I am happy that my idea was shared by someone else.
This in turn casts many doubts on the supposed rauisuchian affinities of
Ctenosauriscus (another thing I wasn't convinced ....).
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