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Re: Status of _Caudipteryx_



Of course,this problem is now largely academic as the family of African
Catfish that includes Synodontis was changed to Mochokidae...hmm sounds
like a Pokemon...

Cheerio
Brian


>
>but there
>>exists a different genus Synodon (a catfish)which is also the name-bearing
>>genus of a family, which in this case was forced to be the etymologically-
>>incorrect Synodidae (which, if anything, would be preferable for Synodus,
>if we
>>sort of look the other way regarding its original construction and choose to
>>gaze only on the "us" ending :-).
>
>
>And this family could be called Synodonidae, I don't see the problem.