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RE: [Re: Birds, Fish, and the Class Ceratopsia (was RE: Response to Gould?)]
On Tue, 5 Dec 2000, Ken Kinman wrote:
> I'll make you a deal. If you can convince any major university to
> establish a Department of Ceratopsia which is equivalent to their Department
> of Ornithology, then I will consider Ceratopsia as a separate class.
This just reinforces Tom Holtz's point that paraphyletic taxa are named
based on authority rather than actual morphological disparity.
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