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Re: Lazarus

At 03:20 PM 1/24/99 -0600, C. Laibly wrote:
>Oops, forgot to ask. What is the Lazarus concept, idea, effect??

A Lazarus taxon is one that *appears* to become extinct, and then reappears
millions, or at least many thousands, of years later.  This phenomenon is
moderately common during mass extinctions.

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