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Re: The Dinosauria 2nd Ed. - Phylogenetic Taxonomy

On Mon, 01 Nov 2004 17:09:42 +0100 David Marjanovic
<david.marjanovic@gmx.at> writes:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mickey Mortimer" <Mickey_Mortimer111@msn.com>

> > Ornithurae (Hesperornithiformes + Ichthyornithiformes + 
> Neornithes)
> That makes how many definitions of that name now? 5?

Ahh....  An excellent opportunity for me to ask the following question. 
Why are clade redefinitions even allowed?  This practice creates massive
confusion in the scientific literature.  Which authority monitors this


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