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Apparently, HP G.S. Paul (1988) very, very tentatively suggests that
Genyodectes serus is synonymous with Abelisaurus comahuensis (pp. 283). G.
was named in 1901 whereas A. was named in 1985. If this is the case, then
won't G. have priority? Paul states that the material can no longer serve
as a valid type because the type locality cannot be determined. Does that
really matter if G. is indeed synonymous with A.? HP M. Mortimer stated
that Rauhut is evidentally working on this taxon in his last (and
evidentally, really last) Details on SVP 2002 post. Could someone clear up
what would be done with Abelisaurinae, Abelisauridae, Abelisauroidea,
Abelisauria, etc. if Paul is indeed correct? And does anyone know the
reference for Genyodectes? All I have is Woodward 1901.
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