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Re: Microraptor hanqingi, new species from China.

On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 10:22 AM,  <GSP1954@aol.com> wrote:
> Because genera are often the taxonomic level used when comparing diversity
> over time and place, oversplitting dinosaur genera risks falsely boosting
> their diversity when compared to other vertebrates. That's cheating.

Uh, the "cheating" here is using genera as a way to measure diversity
in the first place!

T. Michael Keesey