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Re: _Agnosphitys_ vs _Agnostiphys_
> A note of caution on "Agnosphytis". Let's not get too attached
> to this spelling (or its pronunciation) until we know this is what the authors
> intended. The other spelling "Agnostiphys" makes even more sense to
> me. Greek "agnosti + phys", meaning something like "uncertain nature
> or form".
I asked Nick Fraser and he said that _Agnosphitys_ was the name they
intented to use.
Incidentally, new big paper on mastodonsauroid temnospondyls in the
current issue of _Zool. J. Linn. Soc._. Several new genera and new
combinations. Nice paper on mantellid frogs in the same issue.
Damiani, R. J. 2001. A systematic revision and phylogenetic analysis
of Triassic mastondonsauroids (Temnospondyli: Stereospondyli).
_Zool. J. Linn. Soc._ 133, 379-482.
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