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Re: Long-necked stegosaur, head tail mimicry?



On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 5:23 AM, Mike Taylor <mike@indexdata.com> wrote:
> Nick Pharris writes:
> Â>
> Â> Why? ÂHasn't Euhelopodidae always been universally understood to
> Â> mean something like "_Euhelopus_ and its closest relatives, up to
> Â> the level of morphological disparity I'm willing to accept as a
> Â> single 'family'"?
>
> No, it's been mostly used (when at all) to mean "that group of
> crazy-ass Chinese sauropods".

"...which we thought were close relatives of _Euhelopus_, up to the
level of morphological disparity we were willing to accept as a single
'family'."
-- 
T. Michael Keesey
Technical Consultant and Developer, Internet Technologies
Glendale, California