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RE: Ankylosaurian systematics




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From: owner-dinosaur@usc.edu [mailto:owner-dinosaur@usc.edu]On Behalf Of
NJPharris@aol.com
Sent: Saturday, May 06, 2000 9:25 AM
To: dinosaur@usc.edu
Subject: Re: Ankylosaurian systematics

In a message dated 4/25/00 3:30:50 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
tmk@dinosauricon.com writes:

> In some classifications this is
>  named Polacanthidae, in others Polacanthinae (inside Ankylosauridae,
>  sister group to Shamosaurinae + Ankylosaurinae). The phylogeny in either
>  scheme is the same.

The research I'm doing on ankylosaur scutes, IMHO, will include several new
'subfamiles' of ankylosaurs. I'm not going to do a cladist analysis because
I don't believe in cladistist.
Tracy