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RE: Pterygornis, new enantiornithine bird from Jehol Biota of China



Ah, I thought there were more.  I had forgotten about "Eoornithura."  But where 
is "Eomicroraptor" from?  Google doesn't find any results.

Mickey Mortimer

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> Date: Sun, 23 Aug 2015 15:50:17 +1000
> From: tijawi@gmail.com
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Re: Pterygornis, new enantiornithine bird from Jehol Biota of China
>
> Mickey Mortimer <mickey_mortimer111@msn.com> wrote:
>
>> Continuing the trend to leave earlier ideas for names in Chinese bird papers,
>> the cladogram in figure 8 lists Pterygornis as "Dispersusia", no doubt in 
>> reference
>> to the dispersed elements of the holotype. Thus is joins the hallowed ranks 
>> of
>> "Similicathayornis" (Houornis) and "Dalianornis" (Shenqiornis).
>
>
> Also "Eoornithura" (for _Schizooura_) and "Eomicroraptor" (for _Yi_).
>
> Returning to the _Pterygornis_ paper, the phylogeny recovers
> _Schizooura_, _Vorona_ and _Patagopteryx_ in their own clade. This is
> an interesting arrangement. Does it imply that _Schizooura_ and
> _Vorona_ were volant patagopterygids?