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RE: Question on avian anatomical nomenclature and orientations in dinosaurs
I urge you to use the terms you prefer; there is no legislated requirement
to use terms from the Dinosauria or elsewhere, and strong reasons to stick
with conventional terms when appropriate.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Augusto Haro [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: 28 July 2009 00:16
> To: Dinosaur Mailing List
> Subject: Question on avian anatomical nomenclature and orientations in
> My question is: is still accepted to speak of forelimb and hindlimb if
> one follows the cranial-caudal orientational terms which The
> Dinosauria (2004) proposes? Would not be used "membrum thoracicum" and
> "membrum pelvicum", following the N.A.A.?
> "Cranial limb" and "caudal limb" sound very ugly.