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Re: -i? -orum? ACK!
Has there been any consensus? I know that -i is used when referring to
individuals, and -orum when referring to more than one person,
Correct (if at least some of those persons are male).
_Bambiraptor feinbergi_? Or _Bambiraptor feinbergorum_
-orum. When they wrote the original description, the authors didn't know
that, but it had to be changed.
_Utahraptor ostrommaysi_? Or _Utahraptor ostrommaysorum_
_Avaceratops lammersi_? Or _Avaceratops lammersorum_ (Should I shut up
this one as well, given that George Olshevsky and Peter Dodson haven't
resolved this yet?)
-orum. I read Dodson doesn't like this -- but the ICZN just says "too bad".
_Sauropelta edwardsi_? Or _Sauropelta edwardsorum_?
_Gargoyleosaurus parkpini_? Or _Gargoyleosaurus parkpinorum_?
_Tenontosaurus tilletti_? Or _Tenontosaurus tillettorum_?
-orum in all these cases.