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Re: dinosaur synapomorphies

Ken Kinman wrote:

<I would like to see a discussion of some of the
synapomorphies that unite dinosaurs, and would
especially like to know which are regarded as the 
strongest synapomorphies (least likely to be

  Novas, F.E. 1996. Dinosaur monophyly. _Journal of
Vertebrate Paleontology_ 16 (4): 723-741.

  Best discussion of the complete list of
synapomorphies (including *Eoraptor* and
herrerasaurids/staurikosaurids) of Dinosauria.
Includes comments on the evolution of the hip, which
is the most intrinstic dinosaurian innovation, and the pes.

Jaime "James" A. Headden

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