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Re: Tuataras (was RE: turtle origins?)

At 08:38 AM 03/08/00 -0400, Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. wrote:
> From: owner-dinosaur@usc.edu [mailto:owner-dinosaur@usc.edu]On Behalf Of
> ekaterina amalitzkaya
> In the Hedges paper on turtle phylogeny the sphenodon was moved up to the
> archosauromorph clade too. Has this position for the tuataras and their
> extinct kin showed up in non-molecular trees?

Could I ask you folks a favour? Does anyone have a list of the major recent references on the turtle origin debate - I need it for a popular book on turtles I am writing. I already have Rieppel and Reisz, Ann. Rev. Ecol. Syst. 30: 1-22 (1999).

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