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>>No, it isn't.  Neotheropoda is a node-based name (the most recent common
>>ancestor of Ceratosauria & Tetanurae, and all descendants of that ancestor).
>>
>>Theropoda is a stem-based name (all taxa sharing a more recent common
>>ancestor with birds than with Triceratops).
>>
>>The dates for the phylogenetic definitions (with regards to priority) are
>>1994 for Neotheropoda and 1986 for Theropoda.
>
><<SIGH!>>

Sigh all you want, but it won't change the technical literature.

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Vertebrate Paleontologist
Dept. of Geology
University of Maryland
College Park, MD  20742
Email:Thomas_R_HOLTZ@umail.umd.edu (th81)
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