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Re: Standardization and Re: bats & battalions (+ pentastomids & marsupials)
From David Marjanovic:
what about sticking pan- in front of your stem groups, which are really
easy to define, and using the traditional names (Aves, Crocodi/ylia....)
for > something else? Panornithes ("all birds"), Pancrocodilia ("all
crocs"), Panarchosauria, Panamniota...?
I think you would get Pan-demonium. George's stem-based phylogenetic
nomenclature is already confusing enough. ;-)
Would end many quarrels with others, wouldn't it? And maybe something like
neo- for crown groups? (Okay, Neosauropoda isn't exactly...)
Nor for Neotheropoda, Neotetanurae, Neornithischia, Neornithopoda,
Neoceratopsia, Neotherapsida, ...
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