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Re: species and genus

><< Incidentally, when and where was the species name _Allosaurus robustus_
> published?  I thought this individual was going to be named _A. australis_?
>This name (_robustus_) is supposed to be on a label of a cast of the specimen
>at Yale. As far as I know, it is unpublished.

If you are referring to the Australian (Inverlock) specimen, I don't think
this has received an official name other than Allosaurus (no species), and
even this generic determination is a bit wonky according to some

Cheers, Paul

Dr Paul M.A. Willis
Consulting Vertebrate Palaeontologist
Quinkana Pty Ltd