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Re: Mycocephale

On Wed, Oct 21st, 2009 at 2:43 AM, Ezra Toranosuke 
<sherekhanjunior@hotmail.com> wrote:

> I recently saw a Nat Geo documentary on "bizarre dinos" and Paul Sereno 
> introduces a new
> pachycephalosaur which he calls "Mycocephale". He describes it as a cat-sized 
> pachy with a very
> tall dome, almost like a top hat. 
> But there is no info on the web whatsoever. Anyone knows if this is maybe the 
> same as
> "Microcephale" or "Micropachycephalosaurus"? Or, a completely new genus? Does 
> anyone else 
> anything bout this little dino? 

I've never heard of Mycocephale, but I certainly like the name 'mushroom head' 
for a pachy 
(although 'fungus head' would sound more like an insult).


Dann Pigdon
GIS / Archaeologist                Australian Dinosaurs
Melbourne, Australia               http://home.alphalink.com.au/~dannj