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Sinohydrosaurus/Hyphalosaurus & Epidendrosaurus/Scansoriopteryx
Michael Schmidt wrote:
it's not a mesosaur...it's a lower cretaceous Chinese sinohydrosaurus
A peculiar diapsid now officially called _Hyphalosaurus lingyuanensis_, as
per Smith and Harris (2001).
Smith, J.B. and Harris, J.D. (2001). A taxonomic problem concerning two
diapsid genera from the Lower Yixian Formation of Liaoning Province, China.
Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 21(2): 389-391.
And while on the topic of nomenclature, I came across this paper from last
Harris, J.D. (2004). "Published works" in the Electronic Age: recommended
amendments to Articles 8 and 9 of the Code. Bulletin of Zoological
Nomenclature 61(3): 138-148.
Harris argues (very convincingly, IMHO) that in the event that
_Epidendrosaurus ningchengensis_ and _Scansoriopteryx heilmanni_ are
demonstrated to be subjective synonyms, then the former name should get
priority. However, this requires both pro- and retroactive changes to the
current ICZN (as the title implies).