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Re: Quo vadis, T. rex? [long]



In a message dated 96-02-09 02:14:07 EST, pharrinj@PLU.edu (Nicholas J.
Pharris) writes:

>Why would this be of any more use to ornithologists than anyone else?  It 
>would not be productive for primatologists to go around saying that 
>primates are different enough from other mammals to deserve their own 
>coordinate taxon.
>
>

That's because primates are not different enough from other mammals to
deserve their own coordinate taxon. But mammals are different enough from
reptiles to deserve their own coordinate taxon.