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Re: definition of dinosaur



In a message dated 96-02-22 18:26:10 EST, mickey@lepomis.psych.upenn.edu
(Mickey P. Rowe) writes:

>As I previously said and contrary to George's claim, definitions of
>taxa may be node based, stem based or even apomorphy based at least in
>the system outlined by DeQueiroz and Gauthier.

Indeed. Now cladists can give three different names to essentially the same
taxon. This is supposed to be beneficial to taxonomy.