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RE: Quick Question

dachande wrote:

> Could anyone tell me the generic name of liopleurodon? 


> Sorry to for the
> ridiculous questions I`ve been asking lately, but unfortunatly my paleo
> library is limited to dino stuff only so Im having trouble with non dino
> stuff  
If you were referring to the species of _Liopleurodon_, these are:
_Liopleurodon ferox_ Sauvage, 1873 (type)
_L. macromerus_ (Phillips, 1871)
_L. pachydeirus_ (Seeley, 1869)
_L. rossicus_ (Novozhilov, 1948) 

Alas, I know nothing about the respective validity of each of these species.



Timothy J. Williams 

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Iowa State University 
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