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Anything new on that "problematic theropod", Avimimus portentosus Kurzanov?
Any new material found since _The Dinosauria_ was published?
How much referred material is there?
Kurzanov (1987) has an illustration of the Avimimus forelimb, with a SMALL
part of the carpo-metacarpus shown. The carpo-metacarpus fragments are
fused together on their proximal ends, similar to Aves. Kurzanov then made
a reconstruction, with Avimimus having a bird-like hand. Obviously, this is
pure speculation, given the fragmentary manus material. Does A. portentosus
really have a fused carpo-metacarpus?