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Re: sauropod reference.



In a message dated 95-10-27 00:25:02 EDT,
ST-grock@artemis.earth.monash.edu.au (Darren R. Grocke) writes:

>P. Upchurch
>"The evolutionary history of sauropod dinosaurs."
>Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B, v. 349, p.
>365-390.
>
>Mentions the evolution of sauropoda and how the Chinese sauropods form a
>monophyletic evolution and the evolution of forked chevrons are an artifact
>of evolutionary convergence.

This I can believe.

>In addition he places _Opisthocoelicaudia_ as a sister taxon to
Titanosauridae.

This I can't believe.

>Overall he looks into the phylogeny of the
>sauropoda, but I'll leave my comments with regard to his system to myself,
>I think.

Gotta get this paper!