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RE: Allo sp. (was Re: Validity of *Tyrannosaurus stanwinstonorum* Pickering (1996))

> From: owner-dinosaur@usc.edu [mailto:owner-dinosaur@usc.edu]On Behalf Of
> T. Michael Keesey
> --- Tommy Bradley <htomsirveaux@mybluelight.com> wrote:
> >
> >  Also, could
> > anyone be so good as to clue me into what species of _Allosaurus_ are
> > currently considered valid and seperate (meaning not included
> under another
> > species as a junior synonym)?

[snip species list]

Incidentally, Dan Chure's monograph on Allosaurus (which should be out soon)
does a MAJOR revision of the species taxonomy of the genus.  It includes the
first real study of the supposed distinctive features of previously named

I'll leave it to the time of publication of this work to discuss Chure's
evaluation of "whitei"...

                Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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