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Re: Megalosaurids & Dinosaur Genera List update #187



> Might even be the same as _Monolophosaurus_.  The only overlapping remains
> are vertebrae - and _X._ needs to be re-described.  (This has been done by
> Oliver Rauhut; look forward to the paper.)

Err, that's a project I still have in mind. Haven't got around doing it yet,
though.

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>Von: "Williams, Tim" <TiJaWi@agron.iastate.edu>
>An: "'dinosaur@usc.edu'" <dinosaur@usc.edu>
>Betreff: RE: Megalosaurids & Dinosaur Genera List update #187
>Datum: Fre, 26. Jul 2002 18:57 Uhr
>

>
> Mickey Mortimer wrote:
>
>
>> Xuanhanosaurus is a non-coelurosaur tetanurine (Rauhut, 2000).
>
> Might even be the same as _Monolophosaurus_.  The only overlapping remains
> are vertebrae - and _X._ needs to be re-described.  (This has been done by
> Oliver Rauhut; look forward to the paper.)
>
>
>> Stokesosaurus probably is (Holtz, 2001).
>
> Unfortunately, the assembled material for _Stokesosaurus_ - pelvic bones
> (including the type), part of an upper jaw, braincase and tail bones - may
> not belong to one taxon.  Although all the bones come from the Morrison
> Formation, none of the material was found associated AFAIK.  The ilium (sort
> of) and braincase (definitely) look tyrannosaurid-like, but the rectangular
> premaxilla superficially resembles that of _Ceratosaurus_ (which has only
> three teeth per premaxilla, however).  There seems no justification for
> referring the caudals to _Stokesosaurus_.
>
> Nevertheless, the braincase (basicranium; UUVP 2455) does document the
> presence of tyrannosauroids in the Late Jurassic.  Whether or not it belongs
> to _Stokesosaurus_ is another question.
>
>
> Dinogeorge wrote:
>
>> How odd that a number of my other nomenclatural acts in the first
>> printing of MM #2 have  mainly been ignored, e.g., correcting
>> Avaceratops lammersorum,
>
> Perhaps not so odd, since Peter Dodson himself (who named and described
> _Avaceratops) prefers the original and etymologically imperfect _lammersi_
> rather than _lammersorum_.  As such, it represents a completely different
> case to the _Ricardoestesia_/_Richardoestesia_ fiasco.
>
>
>
> Tim
>
>
>
>
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