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RE: Nanotyrannus (?) fighting ceratopsian specimens videos



And it's not just the nanotyrannos and ceratopsid.  Peter L has data from other 
Hell Creek
specimens which may shed light on whether some recently proposed synonomies are 
valid.  Wftp... :)

Guy Leahy

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> Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2011 13:46:38 -0500
> From: GSP1954@aol.com
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Re: Nanotyrannus (?) fighting ceratopsian specimens videos
>
> I must caution that Peter L has data that seriously contradicts the
> nanotyrannos being juveniles of Tyrannosaurus that I will not discuss because 
> it is
> not my business to do so. Same for the ceratopsid. Best to wait and see how
> things pan out.
>
> GSPaul
>
>
> In a message dated 11/11/11 1:09:53 PM, paleeoguy@gmail.com writes:
>
> << There's a simple way to solve this: section the femurs. If the
>
> histology comes out adult, then the juvenile T. rex hypothesis is
>
> falsified. Until then, Carr's ontogeny of Tyrannosaurus remains
>
> reliable, and "Nanotyrannus" is a nomen dubium. Larson's argument is
>
> that he's found another small tyrannosaurid, and because it is small,
>
> it must be "Nanotyrannus." >>
>
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