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Re: FEATHERS FOR T-REX?



> This is kind of what I meant.  I used the name "Maniraptoriformes" for
this
> clade; I know it isn't the definition, but it approximates the content.

What about Coelurosauria?

> In any case, I think we may be splitting hairs (or protofeathers) here.

Just to destroy the pun, protofeathers were probably split, or rather
branched, according to the newest *Sinosauropteryx* paper.

> >Whether certain
> >clades (_Tyrannosauroidea_, _Ornithomimosauria_, etc.) belong to that
> >clade or not is currently unresolved.
>
> Depends which paper you consult, I guess.

That's why he wrote "unresolved", I guess. :-)