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Re: Density of intraclade sampling (was: More evidence for Eufalconimorphae and Psittacopasserae)



Hi!

David Černý schrieb am 2011-09-26:

> It just wouldn't be fair if over 90% of "Falconimorphae" were
> actually
> passeriforms. :-)

;-) But wouldn't it be equally unfair to neglect that (considering fossil taxa
such as Messelasturidae and the current consensus topology of "landbirds") it
is quite plausible (and parsimonious) to assume that parrots + passerines
evolved from a raptorial ancestor (one that they share with Falconidae)? :-)

Best regards,
Alex