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Re: Mesozoic roots of parrots and passerine birds



2011/8/26 David Černý <david.cerny1@gmail.com>:
>
> Mike Keesey <keesey@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Although, actually, it appears it could be consider eponymous with
>> _Eufalco_ Acloque 1900 (a junior subjective synonym of _Falco_
>> Linnaeus 1758)....
>
> Is it not more probable that Suh et al. just wanted to emphasize that
> Eufalconimorphae includes falconids alone and not any other
> traditional part of "Falconiformes", such as Accipitridae, _Pandion_
> or _Sagittarius_?

Yes, of course. My suggestion was not to be taken seriously.
-- 
T. Michael Keesey
http://tmkeesey.net/