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Re: Important feathered dinosaurs

In a message dated 12/8/99 4:27:09 PM EST, NJPharris@aol.com writes:

<< since we 
 have such a smooth series of Jurassic and Cretaceous birds that clearly seem 
 to represent the main line of avian evolution. >>

Although the Cretaceous can be said to have a "series" of birds (though 
hardly smooth!), certainly the Jurassic cannot--there's only one: 
Archaeopteryx (not counting possible different species within the genus, all 
from the same locality).