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Re: Discovery could Endanger T.Rex Name



In a message dated 6/15/2000 11:17:23 AM Pacific Daylight Time, 
jschneiderman@revelation.lib.unomaha.edu writes:

> The outcome of this may open up another "can of worms"....
>  Bringing back our favorite thunder lizard "BRONTOSAURUS", instead of the
>  less favored Apatosaurus.
>  What do you think?

I think the name _Apatosaurus_ is well-enough established by now that the 
ICZN would never go for the incredible mess that switching back to 
_Brontosaurus_ would precipitate.

Nick P.