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Re: Not dinosaurs, but damn cool!



For some reason it appears that Colin McHenry sent this to me, not the list or 
T.M.K.

In article <433B29A4.90803@westserv.net.au>, Colin McHenry wrote:
> Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2005 09:39:16 +1000
> From: Colin McHenry <cmchenry@westserv.net.au>
> Subject: Re: Not dinosaurs, but damn cool!
> To: "T. Michael Keesey" <keesey@gmail.com>
> 
> There's a summary of giant squid palaeontology at
> 
> http://www.tonmo.com/science/fossils/cretaceousGS.php
> 
>  From what I can gather from a quick read, _Architeuthis_ seems to be 
> not at all related to the other forms of large squid known from 
> Cretaceous fossils.  The diagram showing phylogeny and stratigraphy 
> suggests that there is a whack  of ghost lineage with this animal (but 
> what else would we expect from this thing?).
> 
> The site also has some info on _Architeuthis_ neontology.
> 
> Cheers
> Colin
> 
> T. Michael Keesey wrote:
> 
> >On 9/28/05, Aidan Karley <aidan_karley@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>In article <NDBBIAJHGJBHMGNKDFAHAEMILCAA.tholtz@geol.umd.edu>, Jr.
> >>Thomas R. Holtz wrote:
> >>    
> >>
> >>>Giant squid photographed while alive in the wild!
> >>>
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>       Ichthyosaur-eye view.
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >Brings up a good question: how far back do _Architeuthis_ and related genera 
> >go?
> >
> >--
> >Mike Keesey
> >The Dinosauricon: http://dino.lm.com
> >Parry & Carney: http://parryandcarney.com
> >
> >  
> >
> 
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-- 
 Aidan Karley,
 Aberdeen, Scotland
 Written at Thu, 29 Sep 2005 09:05 +0100, but posted much later.



                
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