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Re: Arnold Schwarzenegger



>--- Hitt@aol.com wrote:
>> There was a report out in 1991 that Robert Bakker
>> intended to name a new
>> Cretaceous predator he had discovered after Arnold
>> Schwarzenegger. Does
>> anyone know what if he did name such an animal or,
>> if not, what he eventually
>> named it?


>Eilbebackodon, Bakker, 1999.


It's the tired old splitter vs. lumper issue rearing it's head yet again...
predictably, Bakker thinks this animal warrants it's own genus, whereas
most researchers simply consider it to be synonymous with
_Astalavistinator_.

-N