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Re: UTAHRAPTOR'S CLAWS
At 03:32 PM 8/4/98 GMT0BST, Darren wrote:
>Also, Currie concluded that _Utahraptor_ was a dromaeosaurine, not a
>velociraptorine, largely because _Utahraptor_ lacks the enlarged
>second premaxillary tooth seen in velociraptorines.
Actually, Currie (1995) considers _Utahraptor_ as probably in
Velociraptorinae, not Dromaeosaurinae, because the second premax tooth is
the largest in the Big U.
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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