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Re: Pterosaurs in trees? NOT!
apparently there are a couple of recent studies putting the thing in
anatidae pretty firmly. Which implies that the shorebird like features are
convergent or something but that the animal doesn't imply a
shorebird-anseriforme link exclusive of galliformes.
On Fri, 20 Jun 1997 NJPharris@aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 97-06-19 19:49:18 EDT, longrich@phoenix.Princeton.EDU
> (Nick Longrich) writes:
> > If Presbyornis like stuff was really there
> > that would imply a substantial diversification already, it being an
> > anatid-
> I knew it was considered an anseriform. Since when is it an anatid?