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Another name spelling question
Just bought my (very expensive, ouch) copy of Gillette's new SEISMOSAURUS
book. Enjoyed it.
Reference is made to "Dystylosaurus," a little-discussed giant sauropod
known from fragmentary remains and named for a unique doubled structure in
the vertebrae. (Gillette conjectures that the reason nobody talks about
this dinosaur is that it does not have a neat name involving a
But why would the name begin "dy-" if it is in reference to something
doubled? Shouldn't it be "di-" ? George, help! "Dystylosaurus" sounds more
like "badly-strutted lizard."
Steve Jackson, email@example.com - this will do till I fix my .sig file . . .