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Re: Mycocephale



I'm fairly certain this is a new unpublished pachycephalosaur based on
list chatter in the past.  The paper will likely come out soon, I'd
assume.

On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 6:07 PM, T. Michael Keesey <keesey@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microcephale
>
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