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Re: Protoavis

>I`m, (no doubt), predjudiced in favor of Chatterjee because it fits in
>nicely with my own theory.
>All I`d like to say is... if in what he has
>found, despite its disarticulated condition, the presence of an
>process can be determined, what else could it have been? Small Triassic
>theropod has been suggested, but why would a theropod have such an advanced
>flight related structure>

I believe there are Coelurosaurs outside of Avialae that possess an
acrocoracoid tuberosity, so I'm not sure it is necessarily a flight related
feature.  I'll certainly defer to more knowledgeable list members on that,