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Re: DINOSAUR digest 877



In a message dated 12/22/98 12:30:13 PM EST, tkeese1@gl.umbc.edu writes:

<< The formal taxonomic name I was referring to (very obviously I thought)
 > was Ganathostomata. The entire gist of my argument was that 'fish'
 > should STAY a colloquial name, just as 'reptile' should be.  >>

By the way, I think the proper vernacular from Gnathostomata would be
"gnathostomate" rather than "gnathostome."