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Re: Horner and Goodwin on Triceratops
On 10/15/06, Jamie Stearns <email@example.com> wrote:
A family based on the dinosaur _Ceratops_ should be called "Ceratopidae".
A family based on the ostracod _Ceratopsis_ should be "Ceratopsiidae"
A family based on the orchid _Ceratopsis_ should be "Ceratopsiaceae"
... or that's the conclusions I've reached after scouring the ICZN
code and a lexicon of ancient Greek.
Short version; the critters currently discussed should probably be
called ceratopids. :)
Why can't you be a non-conformist just like everybody else?