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Re: New theropod, etc.



In a message dated 96-06-05 10:58:01 EDT, Thomas_R_HOLTZ@umail.umd.edu
(th81) writes:

>The trivial name is in honor of Dr. John H.  Ostrom (finally, Ostrom
>gets a theropod named after him!!).

Hmm.  I once suggested (though not on this list) that should the
gracile, curved-clawed form of _Deinonychus_ from the upper Cloverly
formation (see Paul, PDW, p. 368) turn out to be a different species,
it should be redescribed as _D. ostromi_.

Nick