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>As I noted in the previous message I wrote on this subject, it is by
>means certain that BMNH R187 is from a troodontid. Howse and Milner
>(1993), who made this now famous allocation, did not compare BMNH
>R187 widely to other theropod sacra, and many/all of the features
>they used to support a troodontid affinity for BMNH R187 are seen in
>certain other theropods. Also, a Canadian troodontid sacrum they used
>for comparison is not, actually, from a troodontid. More details in
>Pete Makovicky's thesis and in up-and-coming work.
Also check out:
Important Features of the Dromaeosaur Skeleton:
Information from a New Specimen.
M.A.Norell and P.J. Makovicky
American Museum Novitates December 31, 1997. No. 3215.
They give out a little information about the identity of the
"Orntihodesmus" ( BMNH R187) sacrum.
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