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Re: More Mononykus

>In the original description in Nature the name was spelt Mononychus, 
>however since then everyone seems to use Mononykus, which is correct?

Because the spelling "Mononychus" is preoccupied by several different genera
of insect (only one of which is correct), Perle et al. had to change the
name.  Mononykus is the proper spelling.

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Vertebrate Paleontologist
Dept. of Geology
University of Maryland
College Park, MD  20742
Email:Thomas_R_HOLTZ@umail.umd.edu (th81)
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