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Re: Sinosauropteryx filament melanosomes challenged

On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 3:36 PM, T. Michael Keesey <keesey@gmail.com> wrote:
> "Dinosauria", on the other hand, has no
> alternative. (Unless there's some obscure term buried in the
> historical literature that I've overlooked.)

I knew I was forgetting something: Huxley's "Ornithoscelida" could
also have worked. It's actually pretty much identical in content to
traditional Dinosauria; he only needed a different name because he had
removed Compsognathus from Dinosauria to a new group, Compsognatha.
Ornithoscelida was comprised of Dinosauria sensu Huxley and

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