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Re: Confuciusornis wings



Michael Lovejoy wrote-

> Is there any evidence of a patagium (patagialis longus tendom etc.) for
> Confusiusornis? or does the front of the wing follow the shape of the arm?
> None of the photos of specimens I've looked at help very much. Does anyone
> have an opinion?

Clarke et al. (2001) argued Confuciusornis had a propatagium at last years
SVP.

Clarke, Gautheir, Norell and Ji, 2001. The origin and significance of a
propatagium in flying dinosaurs. JVP 21(3) 41A.

Mickey Mortimer