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Re: Dinosaur Genera List corrections #26



>This correction is prompted by Tom Holtz's communications regarding
>_Longisquama_. According to my own analysis, with which I expect some
>dispute, _Longisquama_ is the sister group of all other theropods and birds
>within Dinosauria and is thus, cladistically speaking, a dinosaur. Indeed, it
>is the most primitive-known dinosaur with a furcula (the next most primitive:
>_Protoavis_, which I believe Sankar Chatterjee asserts had a furcula as
>well). So I must add the following entry to the dinosaur genera list:

But isn't there concern about the validity of _Protoavis_?  If so, then should 
this be added?

Rob

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