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> From: dbensen [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Sunday, October 24, 1999 11:50 AM
> So what about the therizinosaurs? For a while, the word was that they
> were highly derived oviraptors, but that family tree seems to have
> become passé. Now they are . . .what? What _are_ therizinosaurs?
Paul Sereno's analysis places therizinosaurs as the sister group to
ornithomimosaurs and alvarezsaurids; the analyses of myself, Makovicky &
Sues, the AMNH crew, and the IVPP puts them as the sister group to
So, that family tree is FAR from passe'!
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Department of Geology Director, Earth, Life & Time Program
University of Maryland College Park Scholars
College Park, MD 20742
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