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Re: [dinosaur] T. rex specimen completeness



Please keep in mind, there is no standardized way of counting this. Is it % by volume? Is it % by number of bones? This could get you radically different numbers for the same species.



On Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 7:58 AM, Poekilopleuron <dinosaurtom2015@seznam.cz> wrote:
Good day,

are these correct values for various Tyrannosaurus rex individuals?

Black Beauty (Alberta, 1980 – 28 %)

Stan (South Dakota, 1987 – 63 %)

Wankel Rex (Montana, 1988 – 46 %)

Sue (South Dakota, 1990 – 85 %)

Scotty (Saskatchewan, 1991 – over 70 %?)

Samson (South Dakota, 1992 – over 70 %?)

Peckʼs Rex (Montana, 1997 – 40-80 %?)

Bucky (South Dakota, 1998 – 34 %)

B-Rex (Montana, 2000 – 37 %)

Jane (Montana, 2001 – 50 %)

Tristan (Montana, 2010 – 57 %)

Trix (Montana, 2013 – 80 %)

Baby Bob (Montana, 2013 – over 50 %?)


Tufts-Love Rex (Montana, 2016 - ???)


And btw - how many individuals were found in Montana so far? I guess this state is ahead of others in this respect?


Data from here: https://dinosaurusblog.com/2017/02/02/nejstarsi-tyranosaurus-je-cestnym-holandanem/ Thank you very much! Tom




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