Sunday, July 14, 2013

Deinodon's Identity Revisited

Life restoration of Gorgosaurus libratus, probably NOT
Deinodon horridus. Matt Martyniuk, all rights reserved.
My recent illustration of a specimen traditionally assigned to Gorgosaurus was labelled Deinodon, usually considered a likely synonym. But is it really? Deinodon is, in fact, much more likely to have been Daspletosaurus all along. Read on for the nitty-gritty stratigraphy!