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Re: Non-serpentine lacertids (was RE:WHAT'S GOING ON?)
On Mon, 3 Jul 2000, Juergen Peters wrote:
> > Indeed, most times I see the term, people are really referring to
> > "Mesozoic dinosaur"
> But that's not equivalent to "non-avian dinosaur". Archaeopteryx and
> cretaceous birds for example are mesozoic but also avian.
I didn't mean to say they were equivalent, I just said that many times
people say "non-avian dinosaur" when they really mean "Mesozoic dinosaur"
or "non-neornithean dinosaur" or even "extinct dinosaur".
e.g., "We cannot be sure of the color of non-avian dinosaurs."
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