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Re: NON-TROODONTS



In a message dated 98-02-27 01:53:32 EST, th81@umail.umd.edu writes:

<< At 05:15 AM 2/25/98 EST, Dinogeorge wrote:
 
 ><< 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.
 
 I would definitely agree with that!! >>

Especially when Heaven knows what genus those central Asian "troodontids"
really belong to.