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-o- vs. -a- (was Re: Millennium)
In a message dated 10/16/99 8:02:31 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> Sorry, I'm a little unclear about this - so hypothetically there could be a
> Sinornithosaurus Millenii and a Sinornithasaurus Millenii concurrently
Of course. They would have different etymologies and mean different things:
Sinornithosaurus: Chinese bird-lizard;
Sinornithasaurus: Chinese bird without a lizard (or something like that).