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Re: Albertaceratops (simpson's bi-annual b*tch about dino naming)

<<Naming fossils after places also bears the danger that the names may not
fit for long. Think of *Seymouria sanjuanensis*, named after the place in
(...oops... Texas? New Mexico?) where it was first discovered -- later it
was found in Germany, too...>>

Maybe, but names named after place names have their advantages.  For
example, nobody can doubt roughly where the holotype of the
multibutberculate /Dakotamys/ came from.  That name makes it obvious it was
found in Utah.  Contrast this with Tedrow and Korth's far less clear (and
invalid) 1997 /"Dakotamys"/ (now known as /Dakotallomys/) which,
confusingly, came from South Dakota rather than Utah.