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Re: Gauthier and de Queiroz's Classification of Birds
David Marjanovc (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
<_Traditionally_ Carinatae is the opposite of Ratitae, like Neo- and
Palaeognathae, just at different rank. The inclusion of *Ichthyornis* is a
relatively recent phenomenon.>
Carinatae has been phylogenetically defined as the most recent common
ancestor of *Ichthyornis dispar* (who Clarke is working on resolving the
material for, bless her soul) and Neornithes. Neornithes is the crown
group birds, *Struthio* + *Corvus* as I would formulate it.
Jaime A. Headden
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