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Re: Megalancosaurus, Longisquama & other oddballs
On Thu, 22 Mar 2001, Ken Kinman wrote:
> I don't recall if PhyloCode is going to have an "Official List of
> Rejected Names", but if not, why not?
> I would certainly nominate both Pseudosuchia and Ornithosuchia as
> names deserving of being permanently rejected as invalid. They carry way
> too much baggage and bad karma, and they belong in the nomenclatural
> graveyard with the likes of Vermes. Or at least lock them away without the
> possibility of parole.
If they're never registered with PhyloCode, there would be no reason to
PhyloCode will have rulings, probably in much the same way current codes
do, I think.
> Pseudosuchia "suchs" big time.
> Ornithosuchia "suchs" even more.
AUGH! True, though.
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