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Re: New name for Syntarsus
Its a joke, OK? Actually, I currently have a paleontology grant and
major excavation project. My post was simply a notice, not an "up
yours." Dino people put forth silly names all the time (Bambiraptor???).
Gee... get a sense of humor and perspective.
On Fri, 1 Feb 2002, Morgan Churchill wrote:
> I don't mind that the name is preocuppied by a beetle, or even that it gets
> a new name. But to make the name a translation of "big dead lizard" almost
> reeks of vindictiveness on the part of the describers. What did syntarsus or
> Paleontology ever do to you. (Not to mention that the original post by the
> describer sounded almost like a "up yours".)
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