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RE: The position of tyrannosaurs (was Re: Armour Symposium Recollections)

On Tue, 15 May 2001, Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. wrote:

> > Do you have any truck with the concept of Eumaniraptora, or has that
> > group gone the way of all (extinct) flesh?
> As you can see above, Eumaniraptora is alive and well and showing up in my
> MPTs.

It will always be alive and well as long _Deinonychus_ and modern birds
are held to share a common ancestor. (And as long as phylogenetic taxonomy
is being practiced, and as long as _Eumaniraptora_ does not become a
junior heterodefinitional synonym of something else.)

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