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Oh, by the way, there is *one* way to "get rid" of the name
*If* the specimens turn out to be chimeras, then the first person
to write a detailed paper on the issue (called the "first reviser")
can decide which piece of the composite gets to hold the name
Protoavis. *If*, in addition, one of the portions of the composite
is some organism that is already named, the first reviser could
attach the name Protoavis to that piece, thus sinking Protoavis
as a junior synonym of the already named organism.
Of course, that is alot of ifs, so in all probability the name
is going to be with us forever.
The peace of God be with you.