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Re: Aliwalia [from Adam Yates]

David Marjanovic wrote:

Really? Everywhere I've read that name so far it said "*Eucnemesaurus fortis* van Hoepen, 1920" -- looks logical, if "kneme" means "leg", as in *Bradycneme*.

And as we all know, dinosaur nomenclature is *always* logical. :-) (Actually, I thought it was _Eucnemesaurus_ too, with an "e".)

*Massospondylus* as a sauropod. Will I ever get used to this... ;-)

If little _Anchisaurus_ is a sauropod, why not _Massospondylus_? :-)

Does someone have the ref of the paper in which *Gresslyosaurus* was reinstated? (Of course a pdf would be appreciated as well... <g>)

Moser, M. (2003). _Plateosaurus engelhardti_ Meyer, 1837 (Dinosauria: Sauropodomorpha) aus dem Feuerletten (Mittelkeuper; Obertrias) von Bayern. Zitteliana B 24: 3-186.

No dice on a pdf: the publication is nearly 200 pages long. _Gresslyosaurus_ is reinstated by Moser based on sacral morphology: "...at the ventral side of the left SR2 [sacral rib 2] ... there is a deep groove, which extends onto the corpus and is bordered caudally by a strong lamella... This character is not found in _Plateosaurus_ and _Sellosaurus_, therefore it is accepted as a diagnostic character for a separate genus _Gresslyosaurus_ from the Rhaetian." (Moser, 2003; p.168).