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Re: Selected quotes from Qiang et al.'s Caudipteryx and Protoarchaeopteryx paper
>Here's another killer-point for Larry Martin to ponder:
>The teeth of Protoarchaeopteryx have serrations.
>All early bird teeth lack serrations. Serrated
>teeth are found in meat-eating theropods except compies and
>coelophysids. In the past, Martin has been voiciferous
>regarding the similarity of early bird teeth with the teeth of
>crocodiloforms. Protoarchaeopteryx is a fly in Martin's
>ointment. Larry might need to take a sleeping pill tonight!
I believe it is only the premaxillary teeth of Coelophysis
which are unserrated. Not sure about Compsognathus.
Larry probably needs more than a sleeping pill. Perhaps
a refresher course in comparative anatomy?