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Re: Yandangornis



Marco Auditore wrote-


> Only to tell that Dr. Zhonghe Zhou wrote to me that it consider
> Yandangornis and Jixiangornis synonim of Jeholornis.
> Probably for Jixiangornis he is right, but if I remember correctly the
fore
> and hind limb proportions of Yandangornis are quite different.

Not to mention Yandangornis is Santonian, a far cry from Jeholornis' and
Jixiangornis' Albian age.  But yes, there are numerous morphological
differences.

Mickey Mortimer
Undergraduate, Earth and Space Sciences
University of Washington
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