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Re: Some questions

In a message dated 97-06-08 05:00:10 EDT, sarima@ix.netcom.com (Stanley
Friesen) writes:

> The pliosaurs were part of a group of oddball forms...
>  Hmm, this book seems to imply that they are actually considered to *be* a
>  plesiosaur subgroup.

That was always my understanding.  In fact, at least according to our old
buddy Bob Bakker, Cretaceous _plesiosaurs_ (along with Cret. pliosaurs) are
actually descended from Jurassic _pliosaurs_.

Nick Pharris
Olympia, WA