Clade names with prefix Pan-

Ken Kinman kinman2 at YAHOO.COM
Wed Jun 2 10:00:03 CDT 2004

Dear All,
      Some grumbling going on between strict cladists on the Dinosaur Mailing List (which is sort of the TAXACOM for dinosaur scientists).   Unfortunately, it is just a debate on the overuse of the prefix Pan- for clade names.  They continue to ignore the REAL root of the problem------too many clade names already and it's only going to get worse.  Anyway, for anyone who is interested, here is a link to the latest post in their archives (which contains further links to previous posts in that particular thread):

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