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Re: Asilisaurus kongwe



On 4 March 2010 16:28, Stephen V. Cole <adbinc@arn.net> wrote:
> Are they claiming that birds didn't start with Archy, but go all the way
> back to the Triassic, and hence descended separately from dinosaurs?  Is
> this another Protoavis?

No.  They are saying that Asilisaurus is more closely related to
modern birds than to any other extant group.  That's what they mean by
"bird-line".