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Pterosaur Ancestry (was RE: dinosaur flatware)
On Wed, 10 Jan 1996, Tracy Ford wrote:
> You wrote:
> You should have been at the one day symposium (ok colloquial, sorry for
> spelling it wrong) at the last SVP, everyone there, from Bennet to Unwin
> all agreed that pterosaurs are no where near dinosaurs.
> PS. Ok, so I just invited to sit in because I gave a couple of them a
> ride to the musuem.
What does everyone think pterosaurs ARE, then? What other archosaur
group shares a mesotarsal ankle, reduced fifth toe, and offset femoral
head? Isn't _Lagosuchus_ considered close to pterosaur ancestry anymore?
Don't tell me the eosuchian people have won! AAAAAAAGH!