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Re: Revised Ornithischian Classification
In a message dated 8/18/01 11:03:56 PM EST, email@example.com writes:
My Ankylosauridae (sensu lato) includes Scelidosaurinae, Minmi,
Nodosaurinae, and Polacanthinae. Likewise Stegosauridae includes
Well, I guess that answers my question. Perhaps you should put the
subfamilies into your chart (Ankylosaurinae, too), just to make sure everyone
knows what's going on.
You might want to include a Scutellosaurinae in Ankylosauridae sensu lato,
too. The scutes of Scutellosaurus are tiny but otherwise strikingly similar
to those of ankylosaurids sensu stricto, and it's merely a very basal
ankylosaurid that doesn't warrant a family of its own.