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In a message dated 96-01-03 14:22:48 EST, Thomas_R_HOLTZ@umail.umd.edu (th81)
>Incidentally, the case for the two fingered Compy is far from over.
>Unfortunately, the French specimen is in even worse shape manually than the
>German, so that one is no help!
As Ostrom observed, there is not one phalanx preserved from a third digit
from either manus in the holotype, which is peculiar because that's the digit
that would probably have had the greatest number of phalanges. The third
metacarpal, however, is preserved, and it is diminutive and seemingly lacks
the distal articular surface.