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Re: Taxonomy (was Re: Fixing dinosaurian carnivour question)

On Tue, 1 Jun 1999, Stanley Friesen wrote:

> At 11:26 PM 5/29/99 -0400, T. Mike Keesey wrote:
> >But what do we do for poor Dinosauria, which didn't have a rank? (Or was
> >it a "Grandorder" or something?... those tacked-on prefixes always elude
> >me.)
> If you leave Saurischia and Ornithischia as order, then superorder would do.

But Archosauria was the superorder (equivalent to the cladistic
Archosauromorpha - Aves).

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