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Re: New Chinese coelophysid (unnamed) photos



It seems to me that the premaxilla is not preserved...

2010/10/10 Michael Mortimer <mickey_mortimer111@msn.com>:
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> Jaime Headden wrote-
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>> You wouldn't expect a basal coelophysoid to look entirely like a derived 
>> one, right?
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> No, but assuming Tawa's subnarial gap (and Eoraptor's partial one) indicates 
> the structure is basal for avepods, I'd expect a basal coelophysoid to have 
> one.  Looking at it again I notice the preacetabular process is too high for 
> an Eoraptor-grade taxon though.  Perhaps it's a ceratosaur or something on 
> the ceratosaur-tetanurine stem.  I note that Parker (on Chinleana) agrees 
> it's not a coelophysoid.
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> Mickey Mortimer
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>> ----------------------------------------
>> > Date: Sat, 9 Oct 2010 14:25:59 -0700
>> > From: mickey_mortimer111@msn.com
>> > To: dinosaur@usc.edu
>> > Subject: RE: New Chinese coelophysid (unnamed) photos
>> >
>> >
>> > The short snout with no subnarial gap and dentary with no symphyseal 
>> > expansion suggest this isn't a coelophysoid. Maybe something like Eoraptor 
>> > instead.
>> >
>> > Mickey Mortimer
>> >
>> > ----------------------------------------
>> > > Date: Sat, 9 Oct 2010 09:16:29 +0000
>> > > From: bh480@scn.org
>> > > To: dinosaur@usc.edu
>> > > Subject: New Chinese coelophysid (unnamed) photos
>> > >
>> > > From: Ben Creisler
>> > > bh480@scn.org
>> > >
>> > > Here are links to news stories about a new Lower Jurassic
>> > > coelophysid found in the Lufeng region of China. It's not
>> > > been officially named yet, though.
>> > >
>> > > http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90001/90782/7161153.html
>> > >
>> > > http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/china/2010-
>> > > 10/09/c_13548571.htm
>> > >
>> > > There are four photos at:
>> > > http://www.cnr.cn/newscenter/xwtz/201010/t20101008_5071392
>> > > 51.html
>> > > (captions in Chinese)
>> > >
>> > > For extra fun, here is an old link to some photos of
>> > > mounted Zucheng dinosaurs:
>> > > http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/photo/2010-
>> > > 08/28/c_13467316.htm
>> > >
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