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Re: Sauropod ancestry?



In a message dated 7/18/00 1:25:05 PM EST, tmk@dinosauricon.com writes:

<< I second the query about early sauropodomorphan pedal digits. I'm not
 entirely convinced that Prosauropoda is monophyletic, either (although a
 good chunk of Prosauropoda being monophyletic seems likely). >>

The prosauropods that have their mandibular joint set well below the dentary 
tooth row almost certainly form a monophyletic group.