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Re: dinosaur synapomorphies? (especially postfrontals)



On Mon, 27 Aug 2001, Ken Kinman wrote:

>       I'm beginning to think that any large clade based on morphology of
> ankles or toes is likely to be stuck clear up to its sternum or clavicles in
> a morass of homoplasy.  What Dave did to ornithodiran synapomorphies is very
> likely to happen to Crurotarsi, and I'm obviously still having doubts about
> Dinosauria as well.

Again -- where's your alternative hypothesis?

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