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Re: taxonomic trivia



>     A question for any taxonomy gurus out there:  Is the correct spelling
>     of the trivial name of our friend _Alligator_ _mississippiensis_ or
>     _mississipiensis_?  I've seen it spelled both ways in some of the
>     (presumably) authoritative sources I've checked.

Two "p"s.

Cheers,

Paul


Dr Paul M.A. Willis
Consulting Vertebrate Palaeontologist
Quinkana Pty Ltd
pwillis@ozemail.com.au