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Re: Oviraptors + Therizinosaurs

Jaime Headden wrote-

> Sacral pleurocoels are known in many
> maniraptoriformes, and full sacral pluerocoely is
> described only in caenagnathids (Sues, 1998) and
> *Ornithodesmus*? [I cannot recall, and the relevant
> paper has disappeared].

In Ornithodesmus, the first two sacrals have pleurocoels, but the posterior
ones are to poorly preserved to tell.  As far as I know, oviraptorids are
also supposed to have full sacral pleurocoely, as does the Brazilian

Mickey Mortimer