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Re: Discovery could Endanger T.Rex Name



At 01:27 PM 6/15/00 -0500, John Schneiderman wrote:
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?

This situation does not really qualify for treatment as a nomen oblitum. The name was never ignored or forgotten, just synonymized.


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