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Sinovenator: Emendation needed!



David Marjanovic sent this earlier, but no one seems to have taken notice.

In a message dated 2/14/02 3:50:28 AM Eastern Standard Time, 
david.marjanovic@gmx.at writes:

> Just had a look at
>  http://www.fieldmuseum.org/museum_info/press/press_sinovenator.htm... says
>  Zhang Miman is a woman. Thus the name *Sinovenator chang_ii_* must already
>  be emended, no?

Dang, beat me to it!  However, you are correct.  From the article:

"Etymology...The specific name honours Meeman Chang of the IVPP for *her* 
significant role in the study of the Jehol fauna" (emphasis added).

The name will need to be emended to _S. changiae_.  The -i- Latinizes Chang's 
name, but it does not make her male!

--Nick P.