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Re: Serration variation

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From: Dinogeorge@aol.com <Dinogeorge@aol.com>
To: NJPharris@aol.com <NJPharris@aol.com>; dinosaur@usc.edu
Date: Thursday, February 10, 2000 1:27 AM
Subject: Re: Serration variation

>In a message dated 2/10/00 0:52:40 AM EST, NJPharris@aol.com writes:
><< Actually, since serrated teeth are widespread within basal archosauria,
> could be said to have regained the serrations on their teeth, if you
> to say that. >>

>Didn't want to say that. Don't think serrated teeth are the primitive
>condition in Archosauria.

Don`t you think that paedomorphosis may be a large favctor in the
development of a secondarily flightless condition. In which case, wouldn`t
it make sense that tooth serration <would> be the primitive condition?