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Re: Segregated vs age-mixed sauropod herds

David Marjanovic wrote:
>>  "Prototheria" is the name for it (or "pan-Monotremata").
> Prototheria has AFAIK never been defined, and hasn't been used at all
> since phylogenetic nomenclature (and, basically, cladistics) got going
> in the field Mesozoic mammal phylogeny.

Sereno does so in:
Sereno, P. C. Shoulder girdle and forelimb in a Cretaceous
multituberculate: Form, functional evolution, and a proposal for basal
mammalian taxonomy; Chpt. 10, pp. 315-370 in M. T. Carrano, T. J. Gaudin,
R. W. Blob, and J. R. Wible (eds.), Amniote Paleobiology: Perspectives on
the Evolution of Mammals, Birds, and Reptiles. University of Chicago
Press, Chicago. (13)

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