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Re: Genera status



At 12:25 PM 11/5/97 -0500, T. Michael Keesey wrote:

>> >Altirhinus (does SVP presentation count or do we wait for Normans paper to
>> >appear?
>> 
>> Invalid until January.
>> 
>> >Rinchenia
>> 
>> Not formal.
>
>So "Altirhinus" is an unpublished name? By "not formal" do you mean that
>"Rinchenia" is a nomen nudum, or is it unpublished?

Altirhinus: unpublished.  Just wait a couple of months.

Rinchenia: nomen nudum. Don't know when/where that name will come out.

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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