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Re: Diminutive dinosaurs



David Marjanovic wrote-

> > with the baby Mussasaurus representing
> > the smallest dinosaur of any age
>
> The smallest known nonavian dinosaur specimen, yes, AFAIK.

I think the new record is-

undescribed neotheropod (Buffetaut, 2003)
Early Cretaceous
Thailand
Material- eggs (~30 mm), embryos
Description- prominent cnemial crest, proximomedial fibular fossa.
Reference- Buffetaut, 2003. 51st SVPCA.

The proximomedial fibular fossa excludes them from Maniraptora, thus they
were neither volant nor avian.

Mickey Mortimer