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Re: Megalancosaurus, Longisquama & other oddballs

----- Original Message -----
From: "T. Mike Keesey" <tmk@dinosauricon.com>
To: "Ken Kinman" <kinman@hotmail.com>
Cc: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Monday, March 19, 2001 8:01 AM
Subject: Re: Megalancosaurus, Longisquama & other oddballs

> On Mon, 19 Mar 2001, Ken Kinman wrote:
> > Mike,
> >     I would agree that something like Crocodylotarsi would be preferable
> > Pseudosuchia.

What about the suggestion to name (Rauisuchia + Aetosauria) Pseudosuchia --
if this is monophyletic?

> >       And I also agree that Ornithischia is preferable to Predentata,
> > although I'm not particularly crazy about either one of them.
> _Predentata_ is, in all fairness, a great name, since it sums up the one
> trait completely unique to the group. But, yes, you really can't supplant
> such a well-restablished name as _Ornithischia_, IMHO.

Predentata is incorrect anyway, I'd say, it should be Praedentata... anyway,
Ornithischia will surely remain.