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Re: Archaeoraptor v Microraptor
On Tue, 2 Jan 2001 Dinogeorge@aol.com wrote:
> So technically, Archaeoraptor has priority over Microraptor right now. But in
> view of the circumstances surrounding the creation of the two names, I think
> Archaeoraptor should be rejected in favor of Microraptor. It would be
> inappropriate to have Storrs Olson's name attached to a Chinese dinosaur that
> was properly named and described by Chinese paleontologists unaware of what
> Olson did.
I wholeheartedly agree. Archaeoraptor must be squashed! Imagine the
confusion when talking about bird origins to the lay public and using
evidence from "Archaeoraptor". I can just hear the replies now "But
that's a fake specimen!" I'd be glad to sign your petition to the ICZN.