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Re: Iguanodon lakotaensis



Jose Ignacio Ruiz-Omeñaca wrote:

It should be noted that, finally, the family iguanodontidae is no longer valid (see Norman, 2002).

I gather that you mean that the genera that traditionally have made up the Iguanodontidae are paraphyletic or polyphyletic. Thus, since Iguanodontidae includes only the genus _Iguanodon_, the clade Iguanodontidae is redundant.


The family name Iguanodontidae is valid, since the genus _Iguanodon_ is valid since the designation of a neotype.

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