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Re: SVP Poster Citation
David Marjanovic (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
<Maybe by citing the abstract: Nick Longrich: M. M.? A. a. A., SVP meeting
(supplement to JVP 3(2000)), p. 54A (September 2000)>
Yes, one cites the poster as the abstract, since it is the same information
and has been
published. The imagery would need to come from Nick if he's willing.
<BTW, while the hypothesis is intriguing, it still suffers from the extreme
mononykine arms, which are totally ridiculous compared to the arms of all
Shortness compared to what?
I have compared, as has Nick and a few others, the arms to those of modern
digging animals, and
we _all_ find a close mole-like form to the arm, inspite of the location on a
such that the arms seem disproportionately small. That's the only problem with
But if you need taxa to compare, find work on the arms of *Talpa* or
*Amblysoma* (I compared to
the latter) ... this indicates the arsm were perfectly adapted for digging.
paleobiology for the most part.
Jaime A. Headden
Where the Wind Comes Sweeping Down the Pampas!!!!
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