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Re: NON-TROODONTS



In a message dated 98-02-25 03:02:48 EST, tkeese1@gl.umbc.edu writes:

<< Whoops, forgot this one. Why is it listed on my pages as _Saurornithoides? 
 asiamericanus_ ... I must keep better track of my sources...  >>

Because _Saurornithoides_ is a Mongolian troodontid genus and _Troodon_ is an
American genus. One should avoid referring tooth species to genera on a
different continent when a good enough genus is already available on the same
continent.