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Re: Etymology of Ornithomimus sedens?



Others have already answered the first part, so...

On Sat, December 10, 2011 11:43 pm, Brad McFeeters wrote:
>  Did Marsh in 1892 know that ornithomimids were toothless, and
> could the double meaning be intentional?    
>
No, the skulls of ornithomimids were not described until after Marsh's death.

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