[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Subject Index][Author Index]
Re: The Aussie ?tyrannosaur?
2010/3/26 Jura <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> --- On Thu, 3/25/10, David Marjanovic <email@example.com> 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.
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?