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Re: Dinosauria---Rejected Name?



In a message dated 2/23/02 10:58:23 AM Eastern Standard Time, 
kinman@hotmail.com writes:

>      You guys are scaring me.  You would *really* prefer Ornithopsida, 
>  rather than a familiar name like Dinosauria.  Is this forum going to 
become 
>  the OML (Ornithopsid Mailing List)?

On the contrary, if Dinosauria were expunged from the formal nomenclature, we 
could go back to using the colloquial term "dinosaur" for the non-avian 
ornithopsids.

--Nick P.