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Re: "raptor" names (was Re: Giant raptor claw found)



At 07:04 PM 12/4/97 EST, Jonkeria wrote:
>To try to even mention a dinosaur in this
>otherwise entirely off-topic message, before there was Gojirasaurus, there was
>already a crustacean Godzillius.

Actually, I had read that the amphipod in question was actually _Godzilla_,
not _Godzillius_.  Might there be more than one of these taxa?  Also, does
anyone have a reference for either?

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Vertebrate Paleontologist     Webpage: http://www.geol.umd.edu
Dept. of Geology              Email:th81@umail.umd.edu
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