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Re: James Deane (1801-1858)



In a message dated 9/20/00 8:32:51 PM EST, Dinogeorge@aol.com writes:

<< I believe the "bird track" (probably dinosaurian) ichnogenus Deanea 
 Reichenbach, 1852 is named in his honor (type ichnospecies Deanea 
 fulicoides). Don't have my references handy, but I think this is one of the 
 Connecticut Valley tracks. >>

Also note Hitchcock's 1841 ichnospecies Ornithoidichnites deanii, another 
Connecticut Valley track. There may be others named after Deane, too.