[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Subject Index][Author Index]

Re: Dinosaur a tecnical term; 3 specifically



Currently there technically is no such thing as a "revueltosaur".
Hopefully, this will be fixed sometime soon with an analysis...

The new paper mentioned in a previous post covers more taxa that we no
longer consider dinosaurian...

************************************************************************
Bill Parker
Vertebrate Paleontologist
Division of Resource Management
Petrified Forest National Park
P.O. Box 2217
1 Park Road
Petrified Forest, AZ 86028
(928) 524-6228 x262


                                                                                
                                                       
                      Jamie Stearns                                             
                                                       
                      <stearns5@cox.net        To:       dinosaur@usc.edu       
                                                       
                      >                        cc:       (bcc: William 
Parker/PEFO/NPS)                                                
                      Sent by:                 Subject:  Re: Dinosaur a 
tecnical term; 3 specifically                                  
                      owner-DINOSAUR@us                                         
                                                       
                      c.edu                                                     
                                                       
                                                                                
                                                       
                                                                                
                                                       
                      10/26/2006 06:01                                          
                                                       
                      PM AST                                                    
                                                       
                      Please respond to                                         
                                                       
                      stearns5                                                  
                                                       
                                                                                
                                                       




Revueltosaurs were mostly tooth taxa identified as basal ornithischians
until a better skeletal find of Revueltosaurus was made, showing it to
actually be some type of herbivorous crocodilian and casting doubt on other

presumed Triassic ornithischians known only from teeth.

Teratosaurus, as I recall, was thought to be a large Triassic theropod, but

was later found to be a chimera of Plateosaurus and something else.

I really have no idea about Hallopus.