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Re: Dinosaur Genera List corrections #39



On Fri, 23 Feb 1996 Dinogeorge@aol.com wrote:


>      p. 90: the _nomen nudum_ "Gadrosaurus" Schultz, 1972 appears
>      in a faunal list; the paper by Schultz is one page long, in
>      Russian; the name is applied to miscellaneous hadrosaurid
>      teeth and vertebrae and is probably a simple misspelling of
>      _Hadrosaurus_.

For anyone who is interested, this is probably actually just a 
non-recognition of a transliterated name.  The Russian equivalent to "g" 
is, in fact, consistently used for transliterating "h" in foreign words.

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