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During discussions on Early birds no one even mentions Protoavis. Now I
know that most vertebrate palaeontologists have been skeptical of
Sankar's elaborate reconstructions based on what is probably a small
fluvial accumulation of bones from several differant taxa. However in
amongst the collection are some very puzzling pieces, including what for
all the world looks like an arctometatarsalian metatarsus (comments Tom?).
Also has any one seen the Shuvosaurus
skull? needless to say the presence of derived coelurosaurs (which
otherwise appear to be products of a Late Jurassic and Early Cretaceous
radiation) in the Late Triassic, is hard to swallow.