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RE: Dinosaur Genera List corrections #141
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of
Sent: Wednesday, May 10, 2000 2:55 PM
Subject: Re: Dinosaur Genera List corrections #141
George Olshevsky (Dinogeorge@aol.com) wrote:
> Now that Mesozoic Meanderings #3 is out, I can add a dinosaur genus
> of my own to the Dinosaur Genera List, as genus #885:
which reminds me of a message from the dinosaur list archives:
In that message, Ken Carpenter wrote of George's attempts to revise
nomenclature via his writings for the Japanese magazine Kyoryugaku
>> Olshevsky does violate several recommendations [of the then-current
>> ICZN -- MPR ], however.
>> Recommendation 7A. "Authors have a responsibility to ensure that
>> new scientific names,... and information likely to affect
>> nomenclature are made widely known. This responsibility is most
>> easily discharged by publication in appropriate scientific journals
>> or well-known monographic series."
I'll leave the question of whether or not Mesozoic Meanderings is
"widely known" as an exercise for the reader.
Gee, that would wipe out a lot of Chinese dinosaurs. I've just got a paper
that appeared in a Koren volume from a friend. So, would this mean all the
new bird taxa that Hou described in his book is now bunk because it is