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Re: Definition of "living fossil"



On 5/25/07, Roberto Takata <rmtakata@gmail.com> wrote:
What would happen to birds under that definition - if we consider that
birds could be representatives of a group (clade) perviously thought
to have gone extinct long time ago.

Well, I don't think that would count, because classic Dinosauria (excluding birds) is not a clade. I do see what you're saying, though.

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Mike Keesey