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> From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Jeff Poling)
> > What does Saurischia sedis mutabilis mean?
>sedis mutabilis => Latin for "of changing position".
>It would mean there is some disagreement on the proper position
>of the taxon in question within Saurischia (as there was for
>the segnosaurs until recently).
>It is similar to, but milder than, "incertae sedis" = "of uncertain
It just so happens that this phrase was used in describing the
Segnosaurs. Since my dino professor was of the opinion that they are
theropods, I went ahead and put them there.
Is that, indeed, where Segnosaurs ended up?
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