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Re: Lizards with deltopectoral crests?
> Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2003 23:06:16 -0500
> From: David Peters <email@example.com>
> As the hypothesis goes, the adduction powers of a tree-clinging
> pre-pterosaur, like Longisquama [...]
> On a secondary note, I've been impressed by the similarity in
> overall body shape of Longisquama + the most basal pterosaurs to
> modern lemurs.
Eh? Did I miss something? Is it now established orthodoxy that
pterosaurs are derived from prolacertiformes? I thought that was
still a newish hypothesis, and not widely accepted?
... and, for that matter, is it even established that _Longisquama_
was a prolacertiform? The old dinosauricon just has it as Diapsida
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