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






Thomas R. Holtz, Jr writes: >
>    Coelurosauria
>    |--Tyrannosauria
>    `--Maniraptoriformes
>       |--_Coelurus_
>       |--_Scipionyx_
>       |--Ornithomimosauria
>       `--Maniraptora
>          |--+--Oviraptorosauria
>          |  `--Therizinosauria
>          `--+--Alvarezsauria
>             |--Troodontidae
>             |--Dromaeosauridae
>             `--Aves

Actually, like that, except for the paravian part of the clade, which came
out as:
Alvarezsauridae + (Troodontidae + (Dromaeosauridae + Avialae))


What about Compsognathus and Ornitholestes?

Did you include the referred braincase in the Stokesosaurus material, or just postcranial bones?

Thanks

ZH
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