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Re: Sinosauropteryx filament melanosomes challenged

On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 9:18 PM, Sim Koning <simkoning@msn.com> wrote:
> ÂI consider Archosaurs to be a class "above" reptiles.

"Never say higher or lower in referring to organisms." -- Charles Darwin

I have no problem with the idea that "reptile" should be relegated to
being an informal term (or, better yet, abandoned entirely). But, as
such, there's no need to try and define it. Let it go and let's stick
to terms that actually have relevant meaning.

T. Michael Keesey
Technical Consultant and Developer, Flex Specialist
Glendale, California