Message 2004-08-0012: RE: Ichthyornis paper

Wed, 01 Sep 2004 15:34:20 -0700 (PDT)

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Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2004 15:34:20 -0700 (PDT)
From: "T. Michael Keesey" <>
To: Mailing List - Dinosaur <>, Mailing List - PhyloCode <>
Subject: RE: Ichthyornis paper

(crossposted to the PhyloCode Mailing List)

--- Tim Williams <> wrote:

> The Pan- prefix is mandated by the PhyloCode for stem clades.  Thus, the 
> erection of Pangalliformes was inevitable.

No, it isn't mentioned in the draft PhyloCode anywhere; it's simply a
convention (for panstem clades, not just any stem-based clade) that some have
been putting forward. It has certain plusses and certain minuses (see my last
full post to the PhyloCode Mailing List).

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