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Re: DROMORNITHIDS, GASTORNITHIDS & DUCKS



> I'm sorry, but I feel a very hostile envirement against Feduccia. I am not
> the one to defend him, but you can't critizise someone who wrote something
> in 1996,  and blame him for it when new evidence appears in 1998.

Oh, I don't blame Feduccia('s cladogram). I blame my own memory:

> >Oh, yeah, true, dromornithids are anseriforms, but not anatids -- I have
> >wrongly remembered the anseriform cladogram in -- mercy -- Feduccia's
1996
> >book which I thought showed ducks spread all over it.

I wrote "-- mercy --" because I might theoretically get flamed for citing
Feduccia. Should have added ";-)".

> Peter F. Murray & Dirk Megirian, 1998.
> The Skull of Dromornithid Birds: Anatomical Evidence for Their
Relationship
> to Anseriformes
> Records of the South Australian Museum 31: 51-97

Thanks!