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Re: Archeopteryx what is bird or dinosaur?



On Sun, Apr 27, 2008 at 11:28 AM, Yasmani Ceballos Izquierdo
<yceballos@estudiantes.uci.cu> wrote:
> help with archeopteryx clado.....!!!
>
>
>
>  ????? it is???
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>  *       Avialae
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>         *       Rahonavis ostromi
>         *       Unenlagia comahuensis

Both Rahonavis and Unenlagia are deinonychosaurs (Turner et al., 2007).

>         *       Aves
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>                 *       Archaeopteryx bavarica
>                 *       Archaeopteryx lithographica*

But no mention of A. siemensii or Wellnhoferia grandis?

>                 *       Metornithes
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>                         *       Confuciusornis chuonzhous
>                         *       Confuciusornis sanctus*
>                         *       Confuciusornis suniae
>                         *       Jibeinia luanhera [i. s.]
>                         *       Alvarezsauria 
> <http://10.0.0.35/estudiantes/yceballos/Borradores/RE:%20Archeopteryx%20what%20is%20bird%20or%20dinosaur_x003F_.EML/alvarezsauria.html>
>                         *       ---
>

Alvarezsauria is probably outside of Avialae (Turner et al., 2007).

Seems like you're missing a lot of taxa in this. And also, both of the
links you posted seem to be dead.

Cheers
Nick Gardner