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Re: ISLE OF WIGHT OVIRAPTOROSAUR
and what about France? For a country that produces almost everything
imaginable as far as fossils go, there dinosaur material is remarkably
scarce and fragmentary.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dann Pigdon" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, March 19, 2002 5:33 PM
Subject: Re: ISLE OF WIGHT OVIRAPTOROSAUR
> email@example.com wrote:
> > Mr Pickering's argument that fragmentary or incomplete specimens are
> > taxonomically worthless and may as well be ignored is most amusing...
> Indeed. If we ignored fragmentary taxa, Australian palaeontologists
> would have a lot more spare time on their hands. And no one would bother
> doing any work in Antarctica. You'd have two large biogeographically
> important (or at least interesting) areas with only a handful of
> described taxa.
> Dann Pigdon Australian Dinosaurs:
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