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Re: Ah ha! That's where therizinosaurs came from

Don Ohmes <d_ohmes@yahoo.com> wrote:

> "Hindlimb/trunk" does not directly convey information about relative femur
> length. Did you mean to write "hindlimb/femur"?

No, Jones &c used hindlimb/trunk ratios.  Their rationale was that
when the femur is effectively decoupled from stride generation, then
the total hindlimb length would increase on account of the elongation
of the distal hindlimb elements.