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RE: The Aussie ?tyrannosaur?

"Reptile," both a Britishism and correct.  They are, in fact, members of 
Reptilia (in the strictist sense, unless you really, really, really want to get 
into a paraphyletic, gradism discussion, Jason -- again). 


Jaime A. Headden

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> Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2010 07:35:06 -0700
> From: pristichampsus@yahoo.com
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Re: The Aussie ?tyrannosaur?
> --- On Thu, 3/25/10, David Marjanovic  wrote:
>>> Benson, R.B.J., P.M. Barrett, T.H. Rich, &
>> P. Vickers-Rich. 2010. A
>>> southern tyrant reptile.
>> Why "reptile"?
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Because it was a reptile.
> Jason
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