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Aussie Allosaurus after All
R. E. Molnar, Timothy F. Flannery and Thomas H. V. Rich
Journal of Paleontology
Vol. 59, No. 6 (Nov., 1985), pp. 1511-1513
Published by: SEPM Society for Sedimentary Geology
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1304966
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Welles' (1983) challenge of the identification of an astragalus from the Lower Cretaceous of Victoria as that of Allosaurus sp. fails on several grounds. The H:B ratio estimate was too great and other differences from Allosaurus fragilis are either non-existent or represent likely autapomorphies. Welles did not discuss the synapomorphies. Thus the identification still stands.
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