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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
----- Original Message -----
From: "Thomas R. Holtz, Jr." <email@example.com>
To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Jean-Michel Benoit" <email@example.com>
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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