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Re: Iguana-like Dermal Spines on Diplodocid Sauropods



How complete was the Diplodocus sp.specimen?
Had it been a juvenile individual?

Thanks again,
John Bridgman
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ken Carpenter" <Kcarpenter@dmns.org>
To: <timlee3005@earthlink.net>; <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Saturday, November 29, 2003 6:16 PM
Subject: 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
>
>