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RE: Segnosauria vs. Therizinosauria

Thus pitting entomologists against etymologists to the confusion of everyone 
else ...

  --Toby White

Vertebrate Notes at
http://dinodata.net and

-----Original Message-----
From:   Timothy Williams [SMTP:twilliams_alpha@hotmail.com]
Sent:   Thursday, April 06, 2000 3:31 PM
To:     tholtz@geol.umd.edu; dinosaur@usc.edu
Subject:        RE: Segnosauria vs. Therizinosauria

True.  To avoid this kind of confusion I think is the reason why 
entomologists used the suffix "-odea" rather than "-oidea" for certain 
"order"-level taxa (e.g. Grylloblattodea, Mantodea)