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Re: Bambiraptor feinbergi



Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. wrote:

>> As absurd as the fact of the publication of _Nessisteras
>> rhombopteryx_ was
>> (and in NATURE, no less), at *least* it was a proper sort of binomen.

>Although the binomen was properly formed, the lack of a type (or other!)
>specimen does pose a problem for the validity of the name...

This is true. Offhand, I can think of no other example where a set of grainy, 
computer-enhanced, underwater photographs of dubious origin has been allowed 
to serve as type specimens. But we digress . . .

Caitlin R. Kiernan