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Phylogenetic taxonomic definitions in Xiaotingia paper



>From the supplemental material:

"We used the following definitions of several higher-level theropod taxa
in this paper: Coelurosauria, the most inclusive clade containing Passer
domesticus Linnaeus 1758 but not Allosaurus fragilis Marsh 1877, Sinraptor
dongi Currie and Zhao 1993, and Carcharodontosaurus saharicus Depéret and
Savornin 1927; Paraves, the most inclusive clade containing Passer
domesticus Linnaeus 1758 but not Oviraptor philoceratops Osborn 1924;
Avialae, the most-inclusive clade containing Passer domesticus Linnaeus
1758 but not Dromaeosaurus albertensis Matthew and Brown 1922 or Troodon
formosus Leidy 1956; Deinonychosauria, the most-inclusive clade containing
Dromaeosaurus albertensis Matthew and Brown 1922 but not Passer domesticus
Linnaeus 1758; Archaeopterygidae, the most inclusive clade including
Archaeopteryx lithographica Meyer 1861 but not Dromaeosaurus albertensis
Matthew and Brown 1922 or Passer domesticus Linnaeus 1758."


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