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Fw: Iguanodon species



> > > Iguanodon (i-GWAHN-uh-DON) "Iguana tooth" [Mantell, 1825]
> > > Type Species:
> > > I. bernissartensis (bur-niss-ar-TEN-sis) "from Bernissart (Belgium)"
> > > [Boulenger vide van Beneden, 1881]
> > of this I'm doubtful, where is I.mantelli (he should be the type
species,
> > no?) and he's not even on this list.
>
> *I. mantelli* is a junior synonym of *I. anglicus*, which in turn is a
nomen
> dubium, so that recently *I. bernissartensis* has been made the neotype.

Hourray, long live Belgium

>
> Bernissart is French, which means that the e is like in "bed", and that
the
> t is silent.
>
and the i is pronounced as the ee in sheep, and I think the T is pronounced
in "bernissartensis", but not in Bernissart that's true

> > > I. lakotaensis (lah-koe-tah-EN-sis) "from Lakota (formation, S.
Dakota)"
> > > [Weishampel & Bjork, 1989]
>
> Certainly not Björk?
>
>

Thomas