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Re: Mycocephale

On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 2:36 PM, Dann Pigdon <dannj@alphalink.com.au> wrote:
> 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
> know
>> 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).

Sure sounds like "Microcephale" to me.


T. Michael Keesey
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