Message 2004-10-0067: Re: Fwd: Re: Panstems

Tue, 14 Sep 2004 16:12:59 +0100

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Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2004 16:12:59 +0100
From: [unknown]
Subject: Re: Fwd: Re: Panstems

> Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2004 06:56:04 -0700 (PDT)
> From: "T. Michael Keesey" <>
> > Instead of a clade-naming rule or recommendation, I commend a
> > simple suggestion that has been made on this list (perhaps by Mik=
> > Keesey?  I don't recall).  When the name of a clade is written or
> > spoken in a way that might be ambiguous, it should be
> > disambiguated simply by saying "crown" or "panstem" first.  Thus
> > we might say that _Confuciusornis_ is a member of "panstem Aves",
> > but not of "crown Aves".
> I suggested identifying the type of the clade using an optional
> title (and apparently others have as well), but I never suggested
> that two different clades could have the same name but different
> titles. It would have to be "Panstem Clade _Panaves_" and "Crown
> Clade _Aves_".

Yes, of course.  My mistake -- sorry.

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