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Aves—A Taxonomy in Flux (1 Viewer)

Fred Ruhe

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In [TiF Essay: Mesozoic Birds, Version, 2.9] John Boyd states: "Two Palintropiformes are known, Apsaravis and Palintropus. Palintropus had once been considered a Neonithe, but it isn't. The fossils date from about 80 million years ago to the end of the Cretaceous."

If he wants to combine Apsaravis and Palintropus I think that APSARAVIFORMES Livezey et Zusi, 2007 has priority over PALINTROPIFORMES Longrich, Tokaryk et Field, 2011 (who only included Palintropus in their new taxon).

Fred Ruhe
 
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