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Re: Rapator



> HOW!!! could someone tell me on which evidence Rapator ornitholestoides
was
> reconstructed with a Mononykus-like forelimbs?

Apparently it is an alvarezsaurid:
http://www.cmnh.org/fun/dinosaur-archive/2000Mar/msg00555.html
http://www.cmnh.org/fun/dinosaur-archive/2000Mar/msg00563.html
http://www.cmnh.org/fun/dinosaur-archive/2000Mar/msg00592.html

However, I'm sure 2 other fingers should be visible as in *Shuvuuia*, and
the ornithomimid-like beak is complete speculation -- neither *Mononykus*
nor *Shuvuuia* had this feature.

Aren't the legs of *Pachyrhachis* situated farther in front?

Beautiful paintings, BTW. :-)