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What is Paraves?

Pronunciation: par-AY-veez
Author: Paul Sereno
Year: 1997
Meaning: Near birds (see etymology)
Locomotion: Bipedal (two legs)
Synonyms: Eumaniraptora? (Padian et al., 1997)
[Holtz and Osmólska, 2004]Definition
Passer domesticus (House Sparrow) and all taxa closer to it than to Oviraptor philoceratops.
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Etymology
Paraves is derived from the Greek "para" (near) and the Latin "aves" (birds).
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Further reading
• S.D. Sampson (2009) "Dinosaur Odyssey: Fossil Threads in the Web of Life". /uk.
• F.Agnolin and F.E. Novas (2013) "Avian Ancestors: A Review of the Phylogenetic Relationships of the Theropods Unenlagiidae, Microraptoria, Anchiornis and Scansoriopterygidae
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Atkinson, L. "DinoChecker FAQ entry :: What is Paraves?"
http://www.dinochecker.com/dinosaurfaqs/what-is-paraves›. Web access: 18th Oct 2017.
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