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RE: T. rex stratigraphy



snip...
> Ribgy's material remains unpublished.

Though I am assuming that the Peck Rex will be published within the next 2 
years.  When I went over there last year they were still preparing on it. Its 
in some nasty rock.

K.Wicks

"Vir sapit qui pauca loquitur."


 --- On Thu 07/25, Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.  wrote:
From: Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. [mailto: tholtz@geol.umd.edu]
To: msdonovan66@hotmail.com, dinosaur@usc.edu
Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2002 10:34:49 -0400
Subject: RE: T. rex stratigraphy

> > From: owner-dinosaur@usc.edu [mailto:owner-dinosaur@usc.edu]On Behalf
> Of
> > Tim Donovan
> >
> >
> > What is the stratigraphic level of the recently discovered T. rex
> > specimen,
> > supposedly 60 ft? I think UCMP 118742, MOR 555, LACM 23844 and
> > BHI 3033 were
> > stratigraphically high in the Hell Creek, whereas FMNH PR 2081
> > was not. What
> > about the newer discoveries by Rigby and Horner?
> 
> Actually, Horner's new specimens (plural) range throughout the whole of
> the
> Hell Creek.  He has yet to publish ANYTHING on the specimens, as they are
> just recovered.  Furthermore, they would need to be incorporated into a
> really good synoptic correlation of different sections of the Hell Creek
> throughout the west, something yet to be done.
> 
> Until such time that a good stratigraphic review of different sections of
> the Hell Creek are published and correlated, we won't know the answer to
> these questions.
> 
> Ribgy's material remains unpublished.
> 
>               Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
>               Vertebrate Paleontologist
> Department of Geology         Director, Earth, Life & Time Program
> University of Maryland                College Park Scholars
>               College Park, MD  20742
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