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RE: Thoughts on Tanycolagreus



> From: owner-dinosaur@usc.edu [mailto:owner-dinosaur@usc.edu]On Behalf Of
> Ken.Carpenter@dmns.org
>
> The height of the acromion of Coelurus is unknown because it is missing
> (see p. 60 of The Carnivorous Dinosaurs), thus to state that Tany is
> closer to tyrannosaurids, whereas Coelurus is not is totally
> unwarranted.
>
I never said that Coelurus wasn't close to tyrannosaurids (or -oids), 
however... But those are just impressions; we'll see how
things fall in the revised matrix.

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