Avian Ancestors: A Review of the Phylogenetic Relationships of the Theropods Unenlagiidae, Microraptoria, Anchiornis and Scansoriopterygidae

@article{Agnoln2013AvianAA,
  title={Avian Ancestors: A Review of the Phylogenetic Relationships of the Theropods Unenlagiidae, Microraptoria, Anchiornis and Scansoriopterygidae},
  author={Federico Agnol{\'i}n and Fernando E. Novas},
  journal={Avian Ancestors},
  year={2013}
}
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