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Re: New Papers: Revenge of the Fallen
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Benson, R.B.J. (2009). An assessment of variability in theropod dinosaur
remains from the Bathonian (Middle Jurassic) of Stonesfield and New Park
Quarry, UK and taxonomic implications for _Megalosaurus bucklandii_ and
_Iliosuchus incognitus_. Palaeontology. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2009.00884.x
Abstract: "The assemblage of large-bodied theropod remains from the Taynton
Limestone Formation (middle Bathonian) of Stonesfield, Oxfordshire and the
Chipping Norton Limestone Formation (lowest Bathonian) of New Park Quarry,
Gloucestershire, UK is interpreted as monospecific. An assessment of
morphological variation in theropod fossils from these localities reveals no
taxonomically-significant variation among remains representing large-bodied
individuals. Previous observations of anatomical variation among femora, ilia
and scapulocoracoids are attributed to postmortem damage and deformation.
Referral of all such material to the first named dinosaur taxon, _Megalosaurus
bucklandii_ Mantell, is therefore justified. '_Iliosuchus incognitus_' lacks
autapomorphies and is a nomen dubium. However, other remains of small-bodied
theropods from Stonesfield indicate a minimum of two small-bodied taxa that are
distinct from _M. bucklandii_."