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RE: Earliest North American Tyrannosaurids



In a message dated Sat, 4 May 2002  1:03:43 PM Eastern Daylight Time, Darryl 
Jones <dinoguy@sympatico.ca> writes:

>At 08:21 AM 5/4/2002, Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. wrote:
>>Indeed, from that point onward in North America there are no 
>>non-tyrannosauroid (and, save for _Daspletosaurus_, no non-tyrannosaurID) 
>>large theropods known.
>
>Whoa!  I must have really missed something.  Does this mean that 
>Daspletosaurus is no longer considered part of the tyrannosauridae?

My guess is HP Holtz meant to say _Dryptosaurus_.  It took me a while to catch 
it, too.  Darn _d_ names...

--Nick P.