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Re: Re: New guy

>In a message dated 96-02-06 10:35:43 EST, Tom Holtz writes:
>>Mononykus and "Ornithomimus" minutus have an arctometatarsus: I can show you
>>the slides of these.  Alvarezsaurus does not.  I do not know the condition
>>of the foot of Patagonykus.
>This makes me _seriously_ doubt the proposed relationship between _Mononykus_
>and _Alvarezsaurus_. If they're going to be confamilial, they should at least
>have the same pedal structure, for Heaven's sake.

Such as Hyracotherium and Equus?

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Vertebrate Paleontologist
Dept. of Geology
University of Maryland
College Park, MD  20742
Email:Thomas_R_HOLTZ@umail.umd.edu (th81)
Fax: 301-314-9661