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Re: More questions on species names



From: "Dino Rampage" <dino_rampage@hotmail.com>

1) _Avaceratops lammersorum_ or _A. lammersi_?
2) _Utahraptor ostrommaysorum_ or _U. ostrommaysi_?
3) _Bambiraptor feinbergorum_ or _B. feinbergi_?

For what it's worth, I would assume the specific epithets ending in "-orum" to be right. In most cases, they're grammatical corrections made by the likes of DinoGeorge, taking into account the plural etymologies of the names.


Jordan Mallon

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Vertebrate Paleontology & Paleoecology

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