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Re: dracrorex and National Geographic



Sorry to toot my pedantic little horn once again, but even if _Dracorex_ is a real taxon, it should really be amended to _D. hogwartsius_: the -i suffix makes the specific epithet an adjective, which needs to agree with the explicitly masculine genus name.

In that case, to toot the mighty horn of Article 31 or whichever it is, no emendation is necessary; the -us form is _already_ correct, even if nobody ever uses it, and the -a form is an "incorrect original spelling". The correct spelling is to be attributed to the original authors and the original year.