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Re: Question on avian anatomical nomenclature and orientations in dinosaurs



Thank you for the answer, John.

Augusto Haro.

2009/7/28 John R. Hutchinson <jrhutch@rvc.ac.uk>:
> 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.
>
> Cheers,
> John
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Augusto Haro [mailto:augustoharo@gmail.com]
>> Sent: 28 July 2009 00:16
>> To: Dinosaur Mailing List
>> Subject: Question on avian anatomical nomenclature and orientations in
>> dinosaurs
>>
>> 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.
>
>