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Re: More dinosaur-etymology
From: Dann Pigdon <email@example.com>
To: DML <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: More dinosaur-etymology
Date: Tue, 03 Feb 2004 09:57:46 +1100
"Jaime A. Headden" wrote:
> Mikko Haaramo (email@example.com) wrote:
> <As such, I have little more names to cypher:
> _Leaellynasaura amicagraphica_ Rich & Rich, 1989>
> Literally, "well-written" or probably, "well-preserved," because of
> preservation of casts of the endocranium in the type braincase.
Nope. It was named after the Friends of National Geographic club, who
helped in the fieldwork.
Almost. The "amica" is for the Friends of the Museum of Victoria, the
"graphica" for the National Geographic Society. This is directly from the
paper naming the species.
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