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RE: Precision

> 'Maximum body size' in non-avian dinosaurs has its
> own set of caveats, 
> especially if the work of Sander and Klein (2005) is
> any guide.

Apparently, body size was still fairly "dinosaurian"
in ontogeny (i.e., not following Neornithine dynamics)
up to and including Ichthyornis. In Archaeopteryx,
estimation of growth patterns is a major issue.


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