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Re: Oh Boy!!



>                 I've got a new toy and boy is it fun. I just bought The
> Dinosauria and can hardly wait to memorize every word. One slight problem I
> understand the anatomy and that part of it but the terminology for the
> cladistics is all but a faint memory from the university. Any books out
> there that give definitions of synapomorphies and such? Also how can they
> have "Unknown" critters at the node for so many groups? They even describe
> defining characteristics. Are they not described yet or is it guess work
> based on educated opinions?


     It freaks me out what a definitive work Dinosauria was when it was 
published, but how much of it is already out of date.

LN Jeff