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Re: Quetzalcoatlus



On Mon, 1 May 2000, Michael Brett-Surman wrote:

> 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.

Ah, can you tell me which year this was?

Was it a description of Q. sp. or of Q. northropi? I know some older
genera (e.g. _Pterodactylus_) were validly described without any type
species, but this hasn't been permissible for a while has it?

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