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Euhelopodidae and Mamenchisauridae

Someone on the list mentioned these two families as being synonymous a
little while ago. As I was preparing the latest big update to my dinosaur
web site the other day, I noticed that _Mamenchisaurus_ was named two
years before _Euhelopus_. Assuming (perhaps incorrectly?) that the
families based on these genera were named at the same time that the genera
themslves were named, shouldn't the proper name of the family be

--T. Mike Keesey
http://umbc.edu/~tkeese1 -- Dinosaur Web Pages