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Re: questions about the Odontochelys study



On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 2:09 AM, David Marjanovic
<david.marjanovic@gmx.at> wrote:
>
> Tim Williams wrote:
> > Also, I don't know if the inclusion of _Odontochelys_ into the matrix
> > boosted the support for the Testudines+Sauropterygia clade above the measly
> > 53% found previously.
>
> And MÃller's (2004) diapsid matrix, which appears to include all of Rieppel
> & Reisz (1999), found the turtles next to the lepidosaurs instead. That's
> not a big difference -- (lepidosaurs + turtles) and euryapsids still come
> out as sister-groups --, but still.

Out of curiosity, are there any names for a clade that includes
lepidosaurs and testudines, but not archosaurs?

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