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Re: new sauropods: Amargatitanis and Nopcsaspondylus

Quoting jigruiz@unizar.es:



Etymology: Amarga, referring the fossil locality; titanis (Greek), titan, giant, because of the affinities of the specimen with the titanosaurs.

Actually, *titanis* is specifically a female titan.

Also, in case anyone ever takes it into his/her head to make this genus the basis of some higher-level taxon, the stem is *titanid-*: Amargatitanididae, Amargatitanidoidea, Amargatitanidini, etc.

Nick Pharris
Department of Linguistics
University of Michigan

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