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Re: Turtles and Diverity was Re: Classification of Plesiosaurs and Ichthyosaurs?
In a message dated 5/18/01 10:57:20 AM, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
<< That's "assuming". Some recent studies (which are far from universally
accepted) suggest that the anapsid condition in turtles is secondarily
derived and their closest relatives may be within Diapsida >>
No, that's not it. Mike was HOPING that Turtles were archeosaurs. I haven't a
clue as to why anyone would WANT that.