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RE: Isisaurus colberti






From: "Tommy Bradley" <htomsirveaux@hotmail.com>
Reply-To: htomsirveaux@hotmail.com
To: dinosaur@usc.edu
Subject: Isisaurus colberti
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 21:00:28 -0500

Hi everybbody,
Now I know this is going to be an utter shock to all of you ;) but I'd like to know about the Nomen Clature or Etymology of this new Sauropod. Am I right in assuming it is named after both the Egyptian Deity named Isis, and Edward Colbert?

No. "Isi" is for the Indian Statistical Institue, which houses the fossils. But I guessed Isis too, before I saw the paper.


And it's Edwin, not Edward.

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