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Re: Dinosaur extinction

In a message dated 2/11/01 3:07:01 PM, k.clements@auckland.ac.nz writes:

<< David's views would 
seem to infer that in answering questions about animal evolution 
through time the results of molecular phylogenies on extant taxa have 
primacy over geological and palaeontological data.  >>

That it does, but stratigraphy trumps everything, inclucing cladistics and 
molecular phylogenies.

eric l.