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cot·y·le

(kot'i-lē),
1. Any cup-shaped structure.
2. Synonym(s): acetabulum
[G. kotylē, anything hollow, the cup or socket of a joint]

cot·y·le

(kot'i-lē)
Any cup-shaped structure.
[G. kotylē, anything hollow, the cup or socket of a joint]
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Cimolopteryx, Ceramornis), Lamarqueavis shows the scapular facet of the coracoid slightly elongate transverse to the main axis of the coracoid, whereas in remaining genera this cotyla is entirely round.
Lamarqueavis may be distinguished from Yixianornis in the different shape and morphology of the humeral articular surface and scapular cotyla, and in the absence of a distally enlarged procoracoid process (CLARKE et al.
Lamarqueavis further differs from Apsaravis in having a deeper and cup-shaped scapular cotyla, different shape of the humeral articular surface, and in the absence of a dorsal fossa (CLARKE & NORELL, 2002).
The new genus is distinguished from Ichthyornis in the wider coracoidal neck, transversely elongate cotyla scapularis, less defined intermuscular line, and shallower impression for the m.