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Re: ARTHURDACTYLUS ETYMOLOGY



>Is it not completely wrong to put a hyphen in _conan-doylei_, as the
describers
>(Frey and Martill I think) when they named _Arthurdactylus_ last year?

Yes, it is improper (as I believe I noted when I first posted on it).
Hyphens, diareses, and other nonalphebetical marks are not legit in
zoological taxonomy any more.

>
>Has Bakker named or described the 'stretch snouted' daspletosaur I keep
hearing
>about?

Not yet.

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Vertebrate Paleontologist
Dept. of Geology
University of Maryland
College Park, MD  20742
Email:Thomas_R_HOLTZ@umail.umd.edu (th81)
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Phone:301-405-4084