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Re: New PaleoBios paper - diplodocoid phylogenetic taxonomy



On 10/4/05, Tim Williams <twilliams_alpha@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> Mike Taylor wrote:
>
> > > These kind of housekeeping papers are indispensable.  I'd like to see
> >the same thing done for > basal sauropodomorphs and non-neornithine birds
> >(get out the antacid....).
> >
> >Well, the latter has largely been done --
> >
> >       Padian, K., J. R. Hutchinson and T. R. Holtz, Jr.  1999.
> >       Phylogenetic definitions and nomenclature of the major
> >       taxonomic categories of the carnivorous Dinosauria
> >       (Theropoda).  Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 19:69-80.
>
> I wasn't referring to the entire Theropoda.  When I said I "non-neornithine
> birds", I was referring to a PT paper that was narrower in focus, and was
> dedicated to *just* non-neornithine birds.  All those names for basal
> avialan and non-neornithine clades confuse the bejesus out of me:
> Ornithuromorpha, Ornithothoraces, Pygostylia, Ambiortimorphae, Carinatae,
> Euornithes, Enantiornithes, Euenantiornithes...

There's Gauthier and de Queiroz 2002--although it doesn't address all
of those names.
--
Mike Keesey
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