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Re: Non-avian Uncinates
In a message dated 5/11/01 4:50:34 PM EST, Mickey_Mortimer11@email.msn.com
<< Dino Guy and Computer Gal wrote-
> I know that a few people (Gregory S. Paul, for one) have remarked that
> dromaeosaurs and oviraptorosaurs have uncinates, even though they are
> not present in the fossils of non-ornithurine birds.
The latter statement is untrue. Etc., etc. >>
It's beginning to look as if uncinate processes aren't terribly significant
taxonomically. Even Huayangosaurus had them--or something like them.