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Re: Iguana-like Dermal Spines on Diplodocid Sauropods



The specimens are carbon film casts found along the tail section of a 
Diplodocus sp.
Ken

>>> "TIMOTHY BRIDGEMAN" <timlee3005@earthlink.net> 11/29/03 14:30 PM >>>
Hello again,

What are the current thoughts on the interpretation of what appears to be
fleshy dermal spines (as Czerkas had suggested) at the tail area of a 40
foot,(If I remember correctly) diplodocid found around 1992?

Also,what genus and species has this diplodocid been identified as?

Thank you,
John Bridgman