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Re: "Last modified on July 1, 2002"
David Marjanovic (email@example.com) wrote:
<From the paper: "_Etymology._ The generic name is derived from the
holotype-bearing 'Jehol Group', which contains the Jehol biota. The
specific name refers to its primitive appearance in the tail." So
apparently *J. primitivus* is what they meant. (Just half a year after a
Nature issue full of "Bad peer reviewers", "Peers under pressure" and
Sorry, _prima_ or _primus_, first, was the orignal sense, in that it was
long and bore no pygostyle, of the first nature of these things. It's a
loooooong stretch to _primitivus_, being in the beginning, coming before
[others]. My opinion anyway...
Jaime A. Headden
Little steps are often the hardest to take. We are too used to making leaps
in the face of adversity, that a simple skip is so hard to do. We should all
learn to walk soft, walk small, see the world around us rather than zoom by it.
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