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In a message dated 98-06-17 11:31:22 EDT, Darren Naish wrote in response to
Chris Brochu:

<<  > "Pelycosaur" is a valid adjective, describing a basal synapsid 
      > lacking certain derived character states, but the noun "Pelycosauria" 
      > is no longer viable.
 Actually, the name Pelycosauria is used as monophyletic clade in a 
 few recent works on synapsid phylogeny >>

Which ones? You're certain that the name used was Pelycosauria as opposed to
the very viable monophyletic Eupelycosauria, right? It would seem odd to use
Pelycosauria as a clade, because it would be identical to Synapsida when made

-Christian Kammerer