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RE: New Paper
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. wrote:
With various penalties as to whether you are friendly with the coiner of
the original name or not...
Shouldn't be any problem when it comes to Cope's dinosaur species. Unless
you're especially handy with a ouija board, of course. ;-)
In general, when coining new genus names for known species, it also helps to
on good terms with the person who has carried out the most recent exhaustive
study of the species. It can't hurt to check in with him/her. The
_Megapnosaurus_ debacle illustrates how *not* to do things. Like Dame Edna
says, you don't want to step on any corns...
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