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Re: T. rex eggs & the Coelo/Rio quandary



>From: Michael Edward Purvis <us009472@interramp.com>
 > 
 >  2 questions:
 > 
 >    1: May have missed this somewhere in the mail, but what 
 > is the ICZN's position on the Coelophysis/Rioarribasaurus 
 > naming quandary as applied to the Ghost Ranch specimens?

It says very little.

The issues in question are:

Is the type specimen of Coelophysis sufficiently good to be diagnostic?
Are the Ghost Ranch specimens the same species as the C. type specimen?

Both of these are matters of observation, not of rules.

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