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Re: New mammalian clade names



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Von: <ELurio@aol.com>
An: <NJPharris@aol.com>; <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Gesendet: Montag, 04. September 2000 14:45
Betreff: Re: New mammalian clade names

> Um, why Eulipotyphla, if there is no Lipotyphla?

Because Lipotyphla, like Insectivora, has turned out (if it's true) to be
polyphyletic; tenrecs et al. (now Afrosoricida, part of Afrotheria) have
been included in Lipotyphla but are not included in Eulipotyphla.