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Re: what is a J.P. Velociraptor

Lets be sure we are right however. I sure dont want the Dino 
Societyraising hell about the names! Remember that the species is always 
lower case, *even* if it is a persons name. This makes it 
Velociraptor spielburgensis. IMHO. 

Ray McAllister, Prof (Emeritus) Ocean Eng., FAU, Boca Raton, FL 33064
Diving Dinosaur, Geologist/Oceanographer/Ocean Engineer, 43 years SCUBA
mcallist@gate.net (305) 426-0808, Author Diving Locations, Boynton/Dania

On Wed, 8 Mar 1995 Flyinggoat@aol.com wrote:

>    Why not Veloceraptor Spielburgensis?
>    He already has a Chinese dinosaur named for the cast, and he was certainly
> more responsable than anyone else as to the changes to the original
> veloceraptors from the Crichton screenplay.   I say we name it after it's
> creator.
> Betty Cunningham(Flyinggoat@aol.com)