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Re: very general remark



> That their Alligator - Caiman divergence was at
> around 30 million years, which *postdates* the first fossil
> appearance of members of the Alligator lineage by more than 30 years

erm... indeed :-) . My favorite mistake too.

> and the first caimans by almost as much, didn't seem to find its way
> into their paper.

So sometimes molecular clocks under- rather than overestimate divergence
times. Interesting.