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Re: Quetzalcoatlus



Quetzalcoatlus was formally named and diagnosed by Doug Lawson in SCIENCE
and few issues after the original article came out. This was done in the
LETTERS section as a response to someone's letter to Science.

Mike

>>> <Dinogeorge@aol.com> 04/30/00 08:22PM >>>
In a message dated 4/30/00 6:04:01 PM EST, tmk@dinosauricon.com writes:

<< Does anyone know if Quetzalcoatlus has ever been formally described? >>

Has >not< been formally described except in Doug Lawson's dissertation, so
is 
technically a nomen nudum, but everyone has adopted the name, and a
diagnosis 
was published by Nessov in 1991.