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NoMeNcLaTuRe Question



If one life form is given different names on the same day, what would be 
the propper name?
ex:
let's say in wyoming in 2 different dig sites some people discover a new 
type of sauropod, but at bolth sites it's the same one...one group  
names is REALLYBIGANDLONGANDOLDSAUROPOD
and the other names it something like 
Sauropodthattakestoolongtoodigoutfromtheground.
If they both were published,etc on the same day...
what would be the correct name?
or how would the 'correct' name be decided?
(Oh dontcha just like my madeup names,and aren't you glad no one gave a 
dinosaur those names...especially the 2nd!)
Just curious...


Jessica Wagar
Amateur Paleontologist
Michigan,USA
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