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Re: Sinosauropteryx bones?



Larry Febo wrote:


>I`ve recently been checking into these more recent Laioning
>fossils.I`ve searched a few times on the web for a good picture (or
drawing)
>of a Sinosauropteryx skeleton...and found nada. Has anyone drawn one as
yet?
>I was wondering how closely it compares to Archaeopteryx ? It is a
>Compsognathid,...no? If so, it`s probably very close, but being from
>somewhat later strata (by 5-10 my?), does it appear more as a modern avian
>type
>(in skull details at least?).
>
>Can anyone direct me to a skeletal diagram and/or list of synapomorphies?

There are three drawings on T. Mike Keesey's page. I don't know if they are
good or not scientifically, but I suppose they are good. I can give you the
URL if you don't have it at hand.

>Thanks again.

Best regards.


Félix Landry
e-mail: forelf@internet19.fr