Oliver Rauhut was recently kind enough to send me a copy of his thesis (written in 2000, not 1999 like I cited earlier). It contains lots of new information I believe would be of interest to the list. The topic of the thesis is phylogenetic relationships of basal theropods, although derived taxa are included. An analysis was performed that resulted in 5544 trees of 652 steps each that had a consensus of-
I thank Mickey for posting this, but I don’t think he should be the one defending a paper that will be nearly impossible for others to get. I should be Oliver, and IMHO, think we all should wait until he has published on his work, unless he has given permission to do so.
Just my two cents.
Tracy L. Ford
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