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Re: Tanystropheus & archosaur evolution
---"M.Alan Kazlev" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Tanystropheus, as you point out, is not a direct anscestor. It
> represents a continuing line of prolacertiforms living alongside more
> "advanced" Archosaurs. It is NOT the ancestor to the prosauropods,
> which would've evolved from a Eoraptor/Staurikosaur/Herrerasaur type
My understanding is that Eoraptor and (even more so) Herrasaurus are
basal Theropoda rather than basal Dinosauria (although others say that
Eoraptor is not a dinosaur at all). Haven't been looking at
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