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Re: Paleobirding in China 125 million years ago

Rescued from truncation:


Other obvious differences include Zhongornis having more elongate coracoids=
=2C  a large deltopectoral crest=2C manual phalanx III-1 which is small if =
present=2C large proximodorsal process on the long ischium and lack of fibu=
lar-tarsal contact.  These all resemble confuciusornithids more.

Mickey Mortimer