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Re: Re-emergence of lost features.
>Sounds like you saw a picture of a diatrymid - a different lineage
>filled the same gestalt as Phorusrhachidae independently. They're
>from the Eocene of North America and Europe in the Eocene, and are
>heard) related to cranes.
Diatrymids ( Gastrornithiformes ) have been bumped around
systematically for the last century. Many people allied them with the
Gruiformes ( cranes ) and even seriemas. These views are falling out of
favor and an Anseriformes ( ducks ) connection is seeming more an more
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