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Hello and g'day from Australia.
> Nessov noted quite a few segnosaur elements in his faunal lists, ranging from
> Upper Jurassic into the Upper Cretaceous, but few of these are illustrated.
> He may well be right, but people are going to be questioning his
> identifications for a while.
While on the subject of segnosaurians - WHAT ON EARTH ARE THEY? Since
their discovery (what - ?twenty years ago) they've been regarded as
(1) aberrant theropods, (2) relicts of a prosauropod-ornithischian
transition, (3) saurischians close to sauropodomorphs. Now, as I
understand it, segnosaurians are regarded as advanced
coelurosaurians, with even a few bird-like characters found in the
braincase. What's the consensus on the Segnosauria? (Is there
one??) These critters fascinate me.