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RE: Millennium



> From: owner-dinosaur@usc.edu [mailto:owner-dinosaur@usc.edu]On Behalf Of
> Martin Barnett
>
>
> No, what I meant was - S MilleNii is taken, however S MilleNNii is not.
>

Nope, still won't work:

_Sinornithosaurus millenii_ is the type species of _Sinornithosaurus_; if
_S. millenii_ is a junior synonym of another species, and said species
belongs to another genus, then there is no more _Sinornithosaurus_.  If
there is no more _Sinornithosaurus_, you can't name a new species
_Sinornithosaurus milleNNii_.

Hope this helps.

Speaking of _Sinornithosaurus_, as Judy Horan pointed out, a webcast of
today's 10:30 am (Eastern time) press conference at National Geographic can
be found at: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/events/99/feather/index.html

                Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
                Vertebrate Paleontologist
Department of Geology           Director, Earth, Life & Time Program
University of Maryland          College Park Scholars
                College Park, MD  20742
http://www.geol.umd.edu/~tholtz/tholtz.htm
http://www.geol.umd.edu/~jmerck/eltsite
Phone:  301-405-4084    Email:  tholtz@geol.umd.edu
Fax (Geol):  301-314-9661       Fax (CPS-ELT): 301-405-0796>