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Re: New taxa from the Lower-to-mid K volume
> >Judging from another of the papers in the same volume, the name
> >proposed for this one is "Anamantarx ramaljonesi". There also
> >appears another ankylosaurian nomen dubium - "Nodocephalosaurus
> >kirtlandi", from later in the Cretaceous.
> I was REALLY HOPING to avoid having people post nomina dubia from this
> volume. Just wait the few friggin' more months and THEN start using the
Jeez, I sort of wondered - if these names are so off-limits, why are
they published in the first place? Happens all the time. Nothing to
get hot and bothered about, surely.
And George is right: the proper term is nomina nuda.
> > And for those who do start putting the names in all their databases,
> > recognize that these names could very well change before publication (e.g.,
> > "Nedcolbertia whittlei" becoming _Nedcolbertia justinhoffmani_).
> > Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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