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Re: New PaleoBios paper - diplodocoid phylogenetic taxonomy
Jon Barber wrote-
At least two:
- Node-based: *Ichthyornis* + Neornithes.
- Apomorphy-based: keel on sternum in all members of the population (so
*Confuciusornis* is just outside).
Three: (Neornithes <- Hesperornis) (Cracraft, 1986)
What's the reference for the *Ichthyornis* + Neornithes definition?
David Marjanovic wrote-
Was Euornithes really coined by Sanz & Buscalioni 1992? I've never seen
that used, and I really like Sereno's definition (...apart from the lack of
No, it was coined by Stejneger (1885). It was basically Neognathae minus