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Re: African neognaths






From: "Fred Ruhe" <fredruhe@xs4all.nl>
Reply-To: fredruhe@xs4all.nl
To: "DML" <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Subject: Re: African neognaths
Date: Sat, 20 Jul 2002 18:28:36 +0200


----- Original Message ----- From: "Brian Lauret" <zthemanvirus@hotmail.com> To: <dinosaur@usc.edu> Sent: Friday, July 19, 2002 8:34 PM Subject: African neognaths


> The African neognaths > > With all the recent studies regarding the placental radiation,and the > subsequent "discovery" of Afrotheria,one might wonder if the same holds true > for Tertiary neognaths.I've been examining evidence for neognaths evolution > en geographic origin,based on fossil evidence and DNA-studies to look wether > there are groups wich might have been ancestrally African.All in all I came > to this conclusion,and I would like to know what certain people on the list > think about it.A reply would thus be nice. > > I found these groups to be ancestrally African: > .................... > Cathartids seem to be their closest relatives but first appear in Eocene > Europe,................

Mlikovsky 2002 removed all Cathartids from Europe's list:

http://web.redbox.cz/mlikovsky/Cenozoic-birds-of-Europe.pdf


Fred Ruhe

Thanks for informing me about this error in my study.
En bij de weg,ik ben ook Nederlands.(for non-Dutch readers of this,interested in what's said here,it's "By the way,I'm Dutch as well.)




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