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



On Wed, 5 Jul 2000 ELurio@aol.com wrote:

> The reason that some say birds are reptiles is completely political, which is 
> why amniote is a far superior term.

Amniota is a different clade than Reptilia; Reptilia does not include
Mammalia.

Web References:
<http://www.dinosauricon.com/taxa/tetrapoda.html>
<http://phylogeny.arizona.edu/tree/eukaryotes/animals/chordata/amniota.html>

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