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Re: New name for Megalosaurus hesperis
Dsungaripteroidea is within Pterodactyloidea, also.
Are there examples of clades ending in -oidea included within clades
ending in -idae?
By the way, is Anthropoidea maintained? In Wikipedia I find
Simiiformes. I think a criticism was made in that Anthropoidea was
used by Linnaeus to group apes and sloths, but do not know much of
their last taxonomical changes...
2008/11/20, David Marjanovic <email@example.com>:
>> The echinoderm 'classes' (e.g., Asteroidea, which you mentioned) are
>> entrenched clades with long taxonomic histories, and are therefore
> Not at all. There are genera like *Emydoidea* and *Caimanoidea* (with the
> feminine counterpart to the masculine -oides). There are cases like
> Superfamily Ursoidea, derived from Ursidae and *Ursus*, being contained
> within Infraorder Arctoidea, derived from no family name whatsoever. Same
> for Hominoidea and Anthropoidea (the latter including all monkeys). And
> that's just off the top of my head.