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Re: Genyodectes?



REPLY:
A.S. Woodward, who was the model of Conan Doyle's
Professor Summerlee and who married one of Seeley's
daughters...
A.S. Woodward, 1901. On some extinct reptiles from
Patagonia, of the genera Miolania, Dinilysia, and
Genyodectes. Proc. Zoological Soc. London
1901(2):169-184, pls. 15-20
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--- Nick Gardner <n_gardner637@hotmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
> 
> 
> 
> Nick Gardner
> aim CloudRaptor05
> 
>
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