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Re: prolacertiformes as arboreal leapers,.
In a message dated 3/18/01 11:09:50 AM EST, email@example.com writes:
<< BTW, there seems to be confusion about "scansorial" -- AFAIK this refers
strictly to climbing on tree trunks (not limbs), so woodpeckers and
squirrels are to a certain degree scansorial. >>
Here is dictionary definition of >scansorial<:
"1. capable of or adapted for climbing, as the feet of certain birds,
2. habitually climbing, as a woodpecker."
Says nothing about limbs versus trunks. Also note use of woodpecker as
>example< of scansorial animal.