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Re: Rép : Post–K-Pg Radiation of Placentals -- open access!!!



On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 4:04 PM, David Marjanovic
<david.marjanovic@gmx.at> wrote:
>
>> Some very interesting findings.  Perhaps the strangest is Rodhocetus
>> balochistanensis as a stem-euungulate!
>
> That one suddenly makes sense when you look at the morphology-only and
> molecules-only trees. Quite the headdesk moment. More on this later.

The morphology-only trees all place Rodhocetus as a stem-cetacean.
(The parsimony-based trees are weird in putting Artiocetus closer to
the crown that Basilosaurus, though.) What's going on here?
-- 
T. Michael Keesey
http://tmkeesey.net/