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Re: favorite dino & cladistics questions (very long)



In a message dated 7/22/98 10:00:36 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
th81@umail.umd.edu writes:
(Big snip)

>  If "four limbs with digits" becomes the defining character for Tetrapoda,
>  what does that do for _Eusthenopteron_, or the new Penn. fish (whose name
>  I've forgotten: sorry Ted!), or _Acanthostega)?  How "limby" does a lobe
>  have to before it is considered a limb?

I am not Ted, but I did see this fish, which is called  _Hynerpeton_ .

Mary
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