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I used the masculine ending racheili, si nce I assumed the
Clark family (the root of the genus Clarkoraptor) was a masculine
noun. It is irrelevant that Rachel is feminine, the adjective of the
the trivial name must agree with the noun of the generic name
to make a valid specific name.
Clarkoraptor - generic namee, masculine
racheli - trivial name, a genetive agreeing with the noun
Hencece Clarkoraptor racheli - full specific name.
I regard the use of italics and hene of underscoring to be simply a
convention, which is useful but not binding, so I have not
underscored these names.
George, I agree wi th you about making the genders agree, but
I did not write racheli without thinking of this point.
>From: David Brez Carlisle