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RE: Vancleavea campi - what is it? - not an archosauriform.





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> Date: Fri, 4 Dec 2009 21:59:07 -0600
> From: davidpeters@att.net
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Vancleavea campi - what is it? - not an archosauriform.
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> One of the reasons why Vancleavea campi does not have an antorbital fenestra 
> and upper temporal fenestrae is because it is not an archosauriform. It is a 
> askeptosaurid thalattosaur 
 
 Is it possible that it is simply an archosauriform that lost those two bones?
 
> For those who still think you have to stare at a specimen in person to 
> publish on it, well, now you see how that can prove to be a wee bit myopic.
 
 But it's not a bad idea to see the specimen itself, imho.
 
 
                                          
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