[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Subject Index][Author Index]
> Yes, but did _Diatryma_ originate there? Or did it immigrate from elsewhere?
ASAIK, this is totally unknown. _Diatryma's_ general taxonomic position may have
been better resolved by recent analyses (it's a galloanseraen), but that doesn't
mean we know anything about the ancestry of the genus itself. There are several
species referred to _Diatryma_, but I am not aware of any other genera that are
thought to be close to it. It has a Euramerican distribution. I'll see what I
can find out, as a matter of interest.
Any details, further info or hacking of me to bits greatly appreciated.
"Are they heavy? Then they're expensive - put 'em back"