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RE: Cretaceous neornithes radiation at last?

> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu]On Behalf Of
> Roberto Takata
> Julia A. Clarke, Claudia P. Tambussi, Jorge I. Noriega, Gregory M.
> Erickson and Richard A. Ketcham 2006 - Definitive fossil evidence for
> the extant avian radiation in the Cretaceous
> doi:10.1038/nature05424

This is just a taxonomic note concerning _Vegavis iaai_. They correct that last 
year's statement that it was "new taxon" SHOULD have
read "new taxa": that is, they were coining both _Vegavis_ and _Vegavis iaai_.

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