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RE: Defunct genera and _Pekinosaurus galtoni_
> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of
> Jaime A. Headden
> <<...and I have doubts about whether _Jurapteryx_ is a
> young _Archaeopteryx lithographica_.>>
> Read Howgate, 1984, 1985 (_Beginnings of Birds_,
> Viohl et al., (eds)), on the Eichtdtt *Archaeopteryx*
> which he first distinguished as a new species, *A.
> recurva* then as a new genus *Jurapteryx recurva.*
> Limb proportions do not appear to reflect trends in
> ontogeny of the other specimens, suggesting separation.
Ummm... I'd wait a bit before accepting this information; perhaps some
whole multiple of three months (he said cryptically) :-)
(Note that Howgate did not in fact plot up the data in question, nor run any
real allometric analysis).
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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