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RE: Gallimimus bullatus
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of
> I note that in Mesozoic Vertebrate Life there is a paper by Hurum on the
> lower jaw of Gallimimus bullatus. This is a species I've heard mentioned
> before, but I understood it was only a nomen nudum at best. Has
> it actually
> been described somewhere? Is this paper the description? Anyone have any
> more info?
_Gallimimus bullatus_ is a very, very well established ornithomimid. It is
the ONLY species of ornithomimid for which there is a comprehensive
osteology (OSMOLSKA, H., RONIEWICZ, E & BARSBOLD, R. (1972) - A new
dinosaur, Gallimimus bullatus n. gen., n. sp. (Ornithomimidae) from the
Upper Cretaceous of Mongolia. Palaeontol. Polonica, 27: 103-143.) It's the
one I named "Bullatosauria" after.
Heck, it is even the species featured in Jurassic Park!!
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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