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One N or Two?



My email did not go through so I will ask again. Is
Tyran(n)osaurus spelled with one N or two. Gluts Dino
Encyclopedia has it with Two.

ADS

--- Jordan Mallon <jordan.mallon@gmail.com> wrote:

> This has got to be the most misspelled dinosaur
> taxon there is (along
> with maybe "Tyranosaurus").  I've sometimes wondered
> if there is a
> history behind the use of the word "therapod."  Has
> it appeared in an
> oft-cited theropod publication?  To be honest, I see
> it so often, it
> kind of annoys me.
> 
> --
> Jordan Mallon
> 
> BScH, Carleton University
> Vertebrate Palaeontology & Palaeoecology
> 
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> 
> On 10/10/05, Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
> <tholtz@geol.umd.edu> wrote:
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> > > Latest study: scientists say no evidence exists
> > > that therapod dinosaurs evolved into birds
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> > Of course therapods didn't evolve into birds.
> >
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