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Re: Tarbosaurus?

In a message dated 7/20/00 1:05:30 PM EST, tmk@dinosauricon.com writes:

<< Since _Tarbosaurus efremovi_ is the type species of _Tarbosaurus_, sinking
 it into _T. bataar_ would sink the genus _Tarbosaurus_ along with it,
 wouldn't it?
 _T. bataar_ was made the type species of _Jenghizkhan_, so I would think
 if you wanted to synonymize the two Asian species *and* put them in a
 separate genus from the North American species, you'd have _Jenghizkhan
 bataar_ and _Tyrannosaurus rex_.
 Or have I gotten the rules wrong? >>

If you think there was only one genus, and it is not Tyrannosaurus, then its 
name is Tarbosaurus by priority, and its type species is Tarbosaurus bataar, 
by senior synonymy of Tyrannosaurus bataar over Tarbosaurus efremovi.