A Review of Dromaeosaurid Systematics and Paravian Phylogeny

  title={A Review of Dromaeosaurid Systematics and Paravian Phylogeny},
  author={Alan H. Turner and Peter J Makovicky and Mark A. Norell},
Abstract Coelurosauria is the most diverse clade of theropod dinosaurs. Much of this diversity is present in Paraves—the clade of dinosaurs containing dromaeosaurids, troodontids, and avialans. Paraves has over 160 million years of evolutionary history that continues to the present day. The clade represents the most diverse living tetrapod group (there are over 9000 extant species of Aves—a word used here as synonomous with “bird”), and it is at the root of the paravian radiation, when… 

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