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Re: The Turtle Ankylosaur: Minmi, and Problems of Ankylosaur Systematics



> neomorph paravertebral bones (os paravertebralis),

Just me nitpicking again... os is neutral, therefore os paravertebrale.
Plural: Ossa paravertebralia.

> The snout is short as preserved and the orbits are visible in rostral view
> and one can easily say that the animal had the best stereoscopic vision of
> any thyreophore. [...] One could easily describe the
> skull as "turtle-like" and a probable nickname could be the Turtle
> Ankylosaur.

Interesting.