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RE: Eumaniraptora stuff again......



--- Tim Williams <twilliams_alpha@hotmail.com> wrote:
 These "bird-like" 
> characters are actually primitive eumaniraptoran
> traits, and were 
> differentially lost in derived dromaeosaurids. 
> _Achillobactor_, which 
> appears the least "bird-like" of any dromaeosaurid,
> might represent the 
> extreme end of this trend.

That's interesting Its makes more sense that way, so,
it would even fit if *Archaeopteryx* was a basal
Eumaniraptoran.... (but that's a whole different
story.....): )

         Steven Mahon

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