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Re: Nomenclature: Maastrichtidelphys meurismeti



That's a beaut, Tom, especially as it got emended.  Of course, the
emendation may have been unnecessary according to some people, but it
happened...
Cheers
Trevor

----- Original Message -----
From: "Thomas R. Holtz, Jr." <tholtz@geol.umd.edu>
To: <ktdykes@arcor.de>; "Jean-Michel Benoit" <s.aegyptiacus@wanadoo.fr>
Cc: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Friday, July 28, 2006 10:42 PM
Subject: RE: Nomenclature: Maastrichtidelphys meurismeti


> > From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu]On Behalf Of
> > K and T Dykes
> >
> > There must be other species named after two people with different family
names somewhere.  I tried various species lists
> > (fish, spiders, insects, squiggly things).  None would admit to it.
>
>
> Here's one:
>
> _Utahraptor ostrommaysorum_, after Ostrom and Mays.
>
> However, it was **originally** _U. ostrommaysi_, and emmended after George
Olshevsky (great proponent of the "-orum" suffix) pointed
> this out.
>
> Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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