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RE: pteros have lift-off
> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu]
> On Behalf Of Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
> > From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu
> [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu] On Behalf
> > Of Tim Williams>
> > > And getting back to that arboreal theory, which theropods
> prior to
> > > Archaeopteryx and kin had long forelimbs?
> _Guanlong_, a basal tyrannosauroid, is older than _Archaeopteryx_.
> Additionally, many of the dinosaur-bearing strata in the
> Morrison are of Kimmeridgian age, making them older (although
> not by much) than the Tithonian _Archaeopteryx_.
And, as I forgot to add, _Guanlong_ has quite long arms.
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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