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RE: Microraptor hanqingi, new species from China.



Note the authorship of the new paper: many of the same people who were on
the venomous Sinornithosaurus paper.

On Sun, May 20, 2012 6:33 pm, Dann Pigdon wrote:
> On Mon, May 21st, 2012 at 7:12 AM, Brad McFeeters
> <archosauromorph2@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
>> > M. hanqingi represents the largest known microraptorian from China
>> with a total length
>> of approximately one meter, and was closely-related to the venomous
>> form,
>> > Sinornithosaurus.
>>
>> Isn't *Sinornithosaurus* longer than 1 m?
>
> And does anyone still think (or indeed was it ever widely accepted that)
> *Sinornithosaurus* was
> venomous? The evidence was flimsy at best.
>
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> Dann Pigdon
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