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Re: New theropod phylogenetics paper
In a message dated 3/4/02 2:46:15 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> Now, we do belong to Clade _Osteichthyes_, but that's another matter. (No,
> it doesn't mean that we are "bony fish", any more than snakes being
> tetrapods means that they are four-footed; a more proper vernacular term
> for Clade _Osteichthyes_ would be "boned animals".)
Of course, for those few of us who still think names should have meaning,
this is a thorn in the side. If I were in charge, I'd suggest Osteophora.
But I'm not.