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The theropod furcula, Nesbitt et al. 2009
Nesbitt, S.J., Turner, A.H., Spaulding, M., Conrad, J.L., and Norell, M.A.
2009. The theropod furcula. Journal of Morphology. doi: 10.1002/jmor.10724.
ABSTRACT: The furcula is a structure formed by the midline fusion of the
clavicles. This is the element which is unique to theropods...
Well, ...yes and no. The pterosaur sternal complex also includes midline fusion
of the clavicles... along with the interclavicle and sternum.