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Re: Ornithopsida (was Re: Dinosauria---Rejected Name?)



In a message dated 2/23/02 4:59:44 AM Eastern Standard Time, 
aspidel@wanadoo.be writes:

> An amateur's point of view, not more... :
>  Sounds nice, so scientists's _Ornithopsida_ would include common people's
>  "dinosaurs" + "birds"?

Yep.


>  And for you, do _Ornithopsida_ fit OUT or WITHIN _Reptilia_?

If I were czar of the universe, I'd dump the name Reptilia entirely.  But 
under the current definition, Ornithopsida would be a subgroup of Reptilia.

--Nick P.