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Re: Goofy dinosaur names: (combined answer)

Jay <sappororaptor@yahoo.com> wrote:

Probably without consultation of ICZN at that: i'm assuming the hyphen in "lydekkeri-huenensis" is
not allowed.

Certainly not. The name is a nomen nudum anyway, so it never came under the purview of the ICZN. All of S. Pickering's dinosaur names are nomina nuda - such as "Tyrannosaurus stanwinstonorum", "Elaphrosaurus philtippetorum" and "Blingblingosaurus snoopdogorum".



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