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Re: The pterosaur in the egg: a new report
Just for the record, I agree fully with all Dave Marjanovic said.
David Marjanovic wrote:
I don't know Greek, but the usual prefix used for "egg" is oo-... Is
*Oodectes* preoccupied? ~:-|
Yep, it is a caniform.
Oodectes (Wortman, 1901)
O. herpestoides (Wortman, 1901)
O. proximus (Matthew, 1909)
Phil Bigelow wrote:
Nomen nudum: A taxonomic name held to be invalid, because the taxonomic
group designated is not described or illustrated sufficiently for
recognition. The name has not yet been published with a proper
Further, to be considered valid, the name must be published in a form
that is widely and easily available to the masses. I don't know if
_Prehistoric Times_ fulfills that criterium.
I think it all depends on wether Dave Peters _intended_ this article to
be a description./
Prehistoric Times/ is available to the masses (definately moreso than
most scientific journals) and apparently some have found it being sold
in magazine stands, so that is out of the question.
The Pterosauria: http://www.archosauria.org/pterosauria/
Dinosauricon Art Gallery: http://dino.lm.com/artists/display.php?name=mike
DeviantArt Gallery: http://archosaurian.deviantart.com/