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Megalosaurus bucklandii or M. bucklandi?

Hi folks,

What is the correct spelling of _Megalosaurus_ species described by Ritgen, 1826? Is it _M. bucklandii_ or M. bucklandi_?

Looking "The Dinosauria" 2nd Edition (eds., Weishampel et al., 2004) it's spelt _M. bucklandi_. In Naish & Martill, 2007. Dinosaurs of Great Britain ..., Journal of the Geological Society, London, v. 164, pp. 493-510; they refer to it as _M. bucklandii_.

Just need a quick clarification on this for an exhibit.


Andrew R. C. Milner
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