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Re: Bistahieversor sealeyi, NM tyrannosaurid



I'm sure this is just a typo error, but just to clarify:

Tom Holtz wrote.

> The type is a juvenile with as-yet-not-fully-prepared postcrania..


The paper states:

"HolotypeâNMMNH P-27469, an articulated skull and skeleton
(Figs. 1â3) of an adult [...]"

>From the description, the type specimen is large, suggesting some sort of 
>mature ontogenetic status, but evidence is not presented in the paper, so 
>while likely, this remains an untested hypothesis.




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