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Re: Segnosauria vs. Therizinosauria



On Thu, 6 Apr 2000 Dinogeorge@aol.com wrote:

> If the genus Ornithodesmus, which is now known to be a small 
> theropod, proves to be a troodontid, then its family name Ornithodesmidae 
> Hooley, 1913 takes precedence over >both< Troodontidae Gilmore, 1924 (coined 
> when Troodon was thought to be a pachycephalosaur, senior synonym of 
> Stegoceras) and Saurornithoididae Barsbold, 1974.

Some think it may be a dromaeosaurid, where it would also take precedence
under ICZN rules.

Yes, pass me the kerosene.

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