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Eureptilia




Mike,
I think Laurin and Reisz introduced the name Eureptilia (see Arizona Tree of Life which should cite the paper).
I don't recall the exact definitions of either Romeriida or Eureptilia, but at the present time I think their membership is the same (or almost so).
If turtles turn out to be diapsids, I would guess their inclusion would make either Romeriida or Eureptilia more acceptable than the other for the new clade, or perhaps someone will come up with yet another new name.
-----Ken Kinman
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From: "T. Mike Keesey" <tmk@dinosauricon.com>
Reply-To: tmk@dinosauricon.com
To: -Dinosaur Mailing List- <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Subject: RE: crocodile reversed or normal
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2000 13:15:07 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 23 Aug 2000, Ken Kinman wrote:

> Ornithosuchidae as member of Pseudosuchia (Archosauria,
> Archosauromorpha, Sauria, Diapsida, Eureptilia---just to mention some
> of the more inclusive clades).

What's 'Eureptilia'? I haven't heard of that one.

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