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Re: * Ultimate giga-bite * What's in a name? *....



In a message dated 10/5/02 8:08:15 PM Pacific Daylight Time, 
MKIRKALDY@aol.com writes:

<< Research has done away with all the differences between the Zimbabwean 
 Syntarsus dinosaur and a similar species in America, proving that they were 
 actually of the same genus, and that the name Syntarsus was thus not 
 necessary (for a dinosaur) any more. - Sapa  >>

Nevertheless, the dinosaur name Syntarsus remains preoccupied, and if the 
genus is taken out of synonymy with, say, Coelophysis, then the name 
Megapnosaurus would become its name.