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RE: Greg Paul is right (again); or "Archie's not a birdy"



> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu] 
> On Behalf Of Matthew Martyniuk
>
> It is a bit ambiguous compared to today's very precise 
> definitions, but here's what he wrote:
> "the clade that is demarcated from its antecedents by the 
> appearance of the evolutionary novelty 'feathers'"
> 
> As cited in Taylor, 2007.
> http://www.miketaylor.org.uk/dino/pubs/taylor2007/Taylor2007-p
re-phylocode-pn.pdf

Wow. Fair enough, then.

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