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Re: New theropod phylogenetics paper



In a message dated 3/4/02 2:46:15 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
tmk@dinosauricon.com writes:

> 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.

--Nick P.