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Re: Brontosauria? Vote for Apatosauria!
--- "T. Michael Keesey" <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 8/24/05, Jay <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Marsh did propose Brontosauridae but not Brontosauria if i'm correct.
> Did he? Was it named before or after any ICZN "family-level" taxa
> typified by _Apatosaurus_ (e.g. Apatosaurinae)?
> ?Mike Keesey
Yes you are right, My mistake. Marsh DIDN't propose Brontosauridae. He used
1877, Diplodocidae first in 1884, Titanosauridae in 1875 [non Lydekker 1885].
was named in 1879.
Doesn't this mean that Atlantosauridae has priority? - even over Diplodocidae?
Atlantosauria sounds cooler than Brontosauria, if coolness is important?
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