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Re: walking with beasts fact files



> David Marjanovic wrote :
> <About Gastornis (no Diatryma mentioned -- great plus!)>
> When and why did that name become nomem dubium ( or oblitum or nudum or
> whatever )

Never. *Diatryma* is simply a junior subjective synonym of *Gastornis*, like
*Brontosaurus* is one of *Apatosaurus*. Something like this is AFAIK also
the case with *Baluchitherium* = *Indricotherium* = *Paraceratherium*.