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RE: Uncinate paper + dissertation



Eike wrote:

> Is _Longipteryx_ still the only known enantiornithine
> with uncinate processes?

AFAIK, _Longipteryx_ is the only enantiornithean *reported* to have uncinate 
processes.  However, most specimens are either incomplete, or the ribcage is 
disarticulated; so it's often difficult to be certain about the 
presence/absence of uncinate processes.

Apparently the presence of uncinate processes is a shifty character... even for 
modern bird skeletons:

http://dml.cmnh.org/1998Jun/msg00767.html

Cheers

Tim
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