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Re: Australia Returns Fossils to China

On 9/30/05, Allan Edels <edels@msn.com> wrote:
> It looks a little like _Mesosaurus_ (which is Permian, I believe).

_Mesosaurus_ has a long snout (lined with needle-like teeth), not a
long neck. Looks more like _Hyphalosaurus_/_Sinohydrosaurus_ (I always
forget which name is more correct), abundant in the Yixian Formation
(Lower Cretaceous).

Mike Keesey
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