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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Class of cold-blooded air-breathing vertebrates with completely ossified skeleton and a body usually covered with scales or horny plates.

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  • In cladistics, Aves is nested in Reptilia through Diapsida.
  • You attempted to use Reptilia and Aves as an counter example but you failed because Reptilia is not a clade.
  • Because Reptilia is not a clade, your counter argument falls apart: we do not expect a nested hierarchy in this group.
  • It was properly defined as Reptilia + an obscure fossil group called Mesosauridae. for more
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