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Footprints



What are the rules regarding scientific nomenclature for fossil tracks? I
ran into a mention recently (I think, in fact, that it was part of the
JPark display) that fossilized footprints were required to have their own
separate description and name, even if the identification of the creature
that made them was not in question. This clashes with what I thought I knew
. . . can someone enlighten me?

Steve Jackson, sj@io.com - this will do till I fix my .sig file . . .