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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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