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Re: two new papers

At 08:47 AM 10/6/98 -0400, Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. wrote:
> I wrote:
>>Yikes! I don't have this species.  When, and by whom, was it 
>Russell, D.A.  1996.  Isolated dinosaur bones from the Middle 
>Cretaceous of Tafilalt, Morocco.  Bull. Museum national 
>d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, serie 4  18: 349-402.

>>Dromaeosaurids and Troodontids back together!?!?
>>How solid is this?
>Well, there are some pretty good characters to unite troodontids 
>and dromaeosaurids.  However, there are also some entirely 
>different pretty good characters to unite troodontids and 
>ornithomimosaurs.  On top of that, there are a few pretty good 
>characters to unite troodontids and the oviraptorosaur-
>therizinosauroid clade, and a handful of good characters to
>unite troodontids and tyrannosaurids.  

So, in summary, its anybody's guess where the troodontids really belong?

Maybe I should make the whole family "Coelurosauria incertae sedis"?

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