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Re: taxonomy is not stratigraphy (was Re: JVP 25(2): New Dinos, Birds, Discoveries)



--- Mike Taylor <mike@miketaylor.org.uk> wrote:

> > Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2005 16:07:31 +0100 (BST)
> > From: Denver Fowler <df9465@yahoo.co.uk>
> > 
> >> For example, _Tyrannosaurus_ was a very large
> theropod, but
> >> _Alamosaurus_ was not that impressive by sauropod
> standards.
> > 
> > Well now, that's not very nice. As it happens,
> 'Alamosaurus' was
> > very large indeed, even for a sauropod. I would go
> so far as to say
> > 'Alamosaurus' may have been the biggest North
> American sauropod ever
> > (my claim from SVP2004), certainly it gave all the
> morrison
> > sauropods a run for their money.
> 
> That is news!
> 
> I searched for "Fowler" in the SVP 2004 abstracts
> PDF, but I couldn't
> find the abstract for your talk.  Is it available?

Not an abstract, just me and my laptop. Inference is
based on some new material. can't say anymore other
than it is really big.

Denver.

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