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Re: questions on tetanurines & etymology



> Does anyone know the etymology for Kronosaurus; "krono-" is the problem.
> 
> Does any one know about Haramiya and Haramiyidae? (oops--a mammal!)

"Haramiya" is as apparently an Arabic feminine word for "trickster, 
petty thief"
(see GG Simpson, J. Paleont 21, 497, 1947 and FA Jenkins et al, Nature 
385, 715, 1997).

Pieter Depuydt, M.D.
Department of Respiratory Diseases
University Hospital
Ghent
Belgium, Europe