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Re: Introducing: Sinovenator changii

>From: "Williams, Tim" <TiJaWi@agron.iastate.edu>
>To: "'Fam Jansma '" <fam.jansma@worldonline.nl>
>Subject: RE: Introducing: Sinovenator changii
>Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2002 6:07 AM

>>Also of interest would be the position of "Dave" (if it is distinct from
>>_Micro._ and/or _Sinornithosaurus_).
>>Who's "Dave"? Sounds like a pliosaur from Australia....

> No, that's Eric the Pliosaur.

Yes and no.  Eric's got a mate called 'Dave'.  Dave's an elasmosaur, and
unfortunately for that cf. _Sinornithosaurus_ specimen, Dave was discovered
in 1997.  Guess that gives him priority.


Dr Steven Salisbury
Palaeontology and Geology, Queensland Museum
PO Box 3300, South Brisbane, Q 4101, Australia

email: steve_salisbury@bigpond.com
phone: +61 0407788660