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Re: Air sacs in extant non-avian reptiles?
In a message dated 7/31/00 9:15:10 PM, email@example.com writes:
<< Mr Lurio seems to be under the impression that taxonomic categories
as awards of merit rather than scientific descriptors. Birds are still
wonderful even if they are reduced to subfamilial status within the
Oviraptoridae (say), and they are monophyletic. How could rating Aves at
below the Class level change that? Are primatologists any less interested
in primates because they "only" comprise an order? >>
The people here tend to forget why the linnean system worked so well in the
first place. The classes were soooooo different from each other that had to
You're really that thick, aren't you....