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Re: New theropod phylogenetics paper



On Sun, 3 Mar 2002 Vorompatra@aol.com wrote:

> I see your point & like many analogies, mine is strained. However, mammals
> evolved from "reptiles," but we don't call them that, even if they are nested
> therein.

Depends on your usage of "reptile". In the cladistic sense, mammals are
not descended from reptiles, as Clade _Reptilia_ does not include any
synapsids.

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