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RE: Bruhathkayosaurus matelyi?
Rahul Daryanani wrote:
By the way, Chatterjee himself supposedly confirmed that B. matelyi was a
Tracy Ford is an awfully nice fellow, but I would prefer to see something
more concrete (like a publication). However, I'm not disputing the
possibility that _Bruhathkayosaurus_ is a titanosaur. I just like to see a
detailed description to this effect, and not rely on what's on the
The thing is, a titanosaur of this size would be a momentous dicovery. The
__Bruhathkayosaurus_ issue reminds me of another contentious Indian taxon,
_Dravidosaurus_. This has gone from being a stegosaur to a plesiosaur to a
stegosaur (again). If _Dravidosaurus_ is indeed a stegosaur, it would be an
important discovery as the youngest known member of the group, carrying the
stegosaur banner into the Late Cretaceous. What's needed is a detailed
description of the taxon, which would help to clear this mess up; but this
hasn't come to fruition yet.
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