Rutger Jansma wrote-
> 1) Ginnareemimus is reported to have an
almost "arctometatarsalian" pes, like in Sinovenator, > but how
does this relate in terms of their
relationships, are they closely related or does this
> mean the arctometatarsalian pes can be achieved by convergence leaving it as practicly
> meaningless in phyletics?
And Tom Holtz replied-
>> A) The
Thai ornithomimosaur actually has a metatarsus which is closer in form to
ornithomimids proper than is Garudimimus.
Sinovenator's pes, on the other hand, is non-
thought Garudimimus' metatarsus was fully arctometatarsal, as much as
Elmisaurus or Ornithomimus velox at least.
> Isn't it
the one illustrated as Oviraptor in Currie and Russell (1988)?
My bad: meant to type "Harpymimus".
Yes, Garudimimus is a good model for this