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Re: Reptilia (was: Re: wow! another application form! :-)



jconrad@lib.drury.edu wrote:

> Reptilia:  (Anapsida + Diapsida)
>
> Diapsids include dinosaurs (incl. birds), crocodylians, _Sphenodon_,
> lizards, snakes, ichthyopterygians. . . etc.  See T. Mike Keesey's
> wonderful
> cladogram of Sauropsida (_Mesosaurus_ + Reptilia) at:
>
> http://www.gl.umbc.edu/~tkeese1/dinosaur/taxa/sauropsi.htm
>
>

the best cladogram for amniotes, which likewise defines Sauropsida as
(_Mesosaurus_ + Reptilia) is at

http://phylogeny.arizona.edu/tree/eukaryotes/animals/chordata/amniota.html

(part of the "Tree of Life" project)
check it out!  :-)

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M.Alan

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