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Re: Segnosaurs Analyzed as Prosauropods




Is _Efraasia_ a separate OTU from _Sellosaurus_?

I was under the impression that the _Efraasia_ specimen (_Palaeosaurus
disagosticus_) was a juvenile _Sellosaurus_; and that many of its
"primitive" characters were therefore juvenile traits.


____Crurotarsi
|____Marasuchus
 |____Ornithischia
  |____Herrerasauridae
   |____Neotheropoda
    |____Saturnalia
     |____Thecodontosaurus
      |____"Efraasia"
       |____Plateosaurus
        |____Anchisaurus
        |____Riojasaurus
         |____Coloradisaurus
         |____Lufengosaurus
         |____Massospondylus
         |    |__Yunnanosaurus
         |_____Euskelosaurus
           |____Melanorosaurus
             |___Blikanosaurus
               |__Vulcanodon
                 |_Eusauropoda


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Timothy J. Williams

USDA/ARS Researcher
Agronomy Hall
Iowa State University
Ames IA 50014

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