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Re: What is a dinosaur?
On Fri, 12 Jan 1996 Dinogeorge@aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 96-01-12 11:27:43 EST, firstname.lastname@example.org (King, Norm)
> >So saurian would work!
> Except for a host of beasts such as synapsids and other reptiles (paraclass
> Reptilia here, not the clade Reptilia) that diverged from the lineage leading
> to Sauria before it split into lepidosaurs and archosaurs.
How about just calling them Tetrapods and include them all? Of course
this may be alittle too broad of a term.
Preparator,Dept. of Earth Sciences
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, Wa, 98447