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Re: Hominidae expanded!?
On Fri, 23 Mar 2001, Demetrios M. Vital wrote:
> Previous classifications using "hominidae" were paraphyletic.
> Finally, the definition has changed! I don't know about others, but
> I'm glad.
I don't think Hominidae has ever been paraphyletic, but Pongidae has. I've
posted a query to sci.anthropology.paleo asking for the most
current/widespread usage. Since this is pretty clearly off-topic, I
recommend anyone who is interested switch to that forum or e-mail me.
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