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



On Wed, July 27, 2011 5:01 pm, Scott Hartman wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 3:55 PM, Augusto Haro <augustoharo@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>>> *Aves* is (or should be) restricted to the crown.
>>>
>> Isn't that pre-occupied by Neornithes?
>>
>
> Pretty sure Aves has precedent...
>
Yes, Aves has priority both as a general Linnean term AND as a
phylogenetic definition.


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