Paleonet: Known First as Fossils

Carl Mehling cosm at
Tue Mar 6 21:59:42 GMT 2007

Dear all,
Latimeria and Metasequoia are prime examples of taxa known as fossils 
before being found extant. What other examples are out there in the literature?

Carl Mehling
Fossil Amphibian, Reptile, and Bird Collections
Division of Paleontology
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West @79th Street
New York, NY  10024
(212) 769-5849
Fax: (212) 769-5842
cosm at
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