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Re: Cionodon kysylkumensis vs Bactrosaurus kysylkumensis



In a message dated 6/9/00 4:18:39 PM Pacific Daylight Time, 
Dinogeorge@aol.com writes:

> In this case, they're in some Uzbek language and have no standard 
>  transliteration into English (Djira = Dhzira = Dzhirah, etc.; Khuduk = 
Kuduk,
>  etc.).

Worse: they're presumably either Uzbek or Karakalpak names, transliterated 
first into Russian (possibly by way of the old Arabic script in use until the 
20's) and then into English.  Ugh.

Nick