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Re: Senter et al. 2004 impressions
Has more _Deinocheirus_ material been identified? I thought it was just a pair
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Subject: Re: Senter et al. 2004 impressions
> --- Tim Williams <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Mickey Mortimer wrote:
> > >Yup. Arctometatarsalia is (Segno(Troodo(Deinocheir(Alvarez,Ornithom)))) in
> > >the dissertation [snip] alvarezsaurids are arctometarsalians in Senter's
> > >phylogeny.
> > Accordingly, phylogenetic bracketing woud require that _Deinocheirus_ had
> > an
> > arctometatarsalian pes, or secondarily lost it. Interestingly, under this
> > phylogeny both _Deinocheirus_ and alvarezsaurids belong to an expanded
> > Bullatosauria.
> Since _Deinocheirus_ has long been thought to be an ornithomimosaur, it was
> supposed to have an arctometatarsalian pes (or reversal from that state, as
> say) anyway, and would also have been included under _Bullatosauria_ in
> phylogenies where the clade was not equivalent to _Maniraptoriformes_.
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