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Re: Another Dinosaur Genera List Question



>From: DSmith0531@aol.com
 > 
 > What does this mean?
 > 
 > Chasmatosaurus indicus (Huxley, 1865)*
 > 
 > Specifically, what is the "indicus" for, and why is Huxley's name in
 > parantheses?
 > 
The 'indicus' is a species name, perhaps the type species.
The parentheses mean that the species in question was originally
ceated in a different genus, and later moved to Chasmatosaurus.
(And of course that Huxley was the original describer of the *species*).

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