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Re: The Aussie ?tyrannosaur?



2010/3/26 Jura <pristichampsus@yahoo.com>:
> --- On Thu, 3/25/10, David Marjanovic <david.marjanovic@gmx.at> wrote:
>
>> >  Benson, R.B.J., P.M. Barrett, T.H. Rich, &
>> P. Vickers-Rich. 2010. A
>> >  southern tyrant reptile.
>>
>> Why "reptile"?
>>
> Because it was a reptile.
>
> Jason
>

Also tyrannid passeriforms! ;-)
I would rather criticize the use of the term "tyrant" for a predator,
as implying some kind of social organization.
Tyrannosaurs are around there since the Jurassic, why should they be
unexpected in Gondwana?