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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, ornstn@home.com 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.

eric l.