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Re: Reflections on Recent "Dromaeosaurs"



On Mon, 17 Apr 2000, Jaime A. Headden wrote:

>             `--+--+--*Bambiraptor feinbergi
>                |  |--*Adasaurus mongoliensis*
>                |  `--+--*Unenlagia comahuensis*
>                |     `--+--*Rahonavis ostromi*
>                |        `?-+--*Archaeopteryx lithographica*
>                |           `--+--*Archaeopteryx bavarica?*
>                |              `--Aves

The final clade here should be Metornithes (=={_Mononykus_ +
Neornithes}) or Pygostylia (=={_Confucisuornis_ + Neornithes}), not Aves
(=={_Archaeopteryx_ + Neornithes}).

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