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Re: Bambiraptor feinbergi



Can't help but wonder where the opposition is to other 
culturally-derived generic names, like _Garudamimus_, _Kakuru_, 
_Achelousaurus_, Erlikosaurus_, etc. Surely these don't tell us much 
about the animals in question. Should there be a cutoff point for 
cultural characters in taxonomy? e.g.: All allusions to 
characters/stories from before 1000 AD are acceptible, but 
referencing characters/stories more recent than 1000 is undignified?

Matt.
Now thinking twice before describing _Buttafoucodactylus fisheri_.