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RE: Looking for references on the osteology of the Hoatzin

"kukushkoobraznykh" (literally, "cuckoo-shaped") in which I suspect is a 
transliteration of Cuculiformes itself, and thus would not require the missing 
"ptitsi [birds]" appellation.


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> Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2011 11:15:48 +0200
> From: david.marjanovic@gmx.at
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Re: Looking for references on the osteology of the Hoatzin
> > Zinov'ev, A.V. 2007. Apparat dvunogoi lokomotsii kukushkoobraznykh
> > (Cuculiformes): stsenarii adaptivnoi evolyutsii. Zoologičeskij žurnal
> > 86 (10): S1250-1258.
> "The apparatus of bipedal locomotion of the cuckoo-like [birds]
> (Cuculiformes): scenarios of adaptive evolution". That sounds good. If
> the author is who I think he is, that's good, too. :-)
> > PS: A funny quote from Sibley and Ahlquist (1973): Stresemen (1965)
> > would have say that "If Opisthocomus is related to the gallinaceous
> > birds it is only by way of Adam and Eve". Quite a statement ! XD
> :-D :-D :-D