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need a 2nd opinion, Tamaulipasaurus



JVP 14(2): 180-194
Clark and Hernandez -  A new burrowing diapsid from the Jurassic La Boca
Rormation of Tamaulipas, Mexico.

Here is a burrowing diapsid, very much like Amphisbaena (pictured on the
opposite page), except it has what appears to be a complete lower
temporal arch and a tiny eye socket (orbit) right about where one migh
expect to find a lacrimal duct.

Question is: Is that tiny fenestra an orbit? or a something else?

And why?

In my opinion, it is not an orbit.

Any thoughts?

David Peters
St. Louis