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Re: Non-serpentine lacertids (was RE:WHAT'S GOING ON?)

A weevil is so different from a stagbeetle as a dog from an elephant. If
beetle were as big as mammals, or if we were insects, we would put them in
different orders...
Joao SL
----- Original Message -----
From: Tracy Ford <tlford@ix.netcom.com>
To: Dinonet <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, July 04, 2000 6:20 AM
Subject: RE: Non-serpentine lacertids (was RE:WHAT'S GOING ON?)

> Not really. When one "order" contains the single species of ostrich and
> another "order" contains the majority of animalian species (Coeloptera),
> you know something has to be wrong.
> Why? So what if one order only has one animal and another has dozens and
> several familes? Why does this make the Linnean system wrong?
> Tracy