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Re: "Dinosaurs Died Within Hours After Asteroid Hit Earth..."
> [...] Hesperornithes
> should be used for eleven years "priority" and chose not to define
> Hesperornithiformes, thus ignoring over 100 years of historic usage of the
> Sharpe name without any mention of the Fürbringer name.
This way the name gets shorter, looks more logical, and the whole -formes
business is just to indicate that a group is an order -- ranks are being
dropped, so why should their specific endings be forced to stay.
Hesperornithes is used in the Ostrom Symposium volume several times.