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RE: Euryapsids



On Wed, 7 Jun 2000, Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. wrote:

> As Merck uses the term, Euryapsida = Ichthyopterygia + Sauropterygia.
> Thallatosaurs are the sister group to this clade.  Yes, placodonts are
> sauropterygians, and thus euryapsids.

Wow, so just as Dinosauria was disregarded in traditional taxonomies and
then vindicated by cladistic studies, Euryapsida is re-emerging as a
clade, too?

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