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Re: Triceratops sprawl (long)



On Tue, 6 Feb 1996 Dinogeorge@aol.com wrote:

> >Why, BTW, is it Sinraptoridae and not Yangchuanosauridae? (not that I 
> >think it should be the other way around; Sinraptoridae is much easier to 
> >write and somewhat more accurate)
> 
> Sinraptoridae. There is no family-level taxon based on the genus
> _Yangchuanosaurus_.
> 

But _Yangchuanosaurus_ is included in the Sinraptoridae, and the name 
_Yangchuanosaurus_ is much older than _Sinraptor_.  Am I missing 
something here?

Nick Pharris
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA 98447
(206)535-8204
PharriNJ@PLU.edu

"If you can't convince them, confuse them." -- Harry S. Truman