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Re: Sauropod Biology
> Date: Sun, 29 Jan 2006 13:57:10 -0600
> From: Tim Williams <email@example.com>
>> My point was simply that the extremely derived, high shouldered
>> forms seemed to have gone into decline after the Jurassic.
> Yes, that seems to be true. In that vein, Cifelli et al. (2000)
> gave _Sauroposeidon_ the species name _proteles_, meaning "perfected
> before the end".
That's Wedel et al. 2000. (Cifelli was second author):
Wedel, M. J., R. L. Cifelli and R. K. Sanders. 2000.
_Sauroposeidon proteles_, a new sauropod from the Early
Cretaceous of Oklahoma. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology
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