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Re: A Megalosaurus aside (was RE: tweet-tweet)



On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 5:38 AM, Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. <tholtz@umd.edu> wrote:
> > From: owner-dinosaur@usc.edu [mailto:owner-dinosaur@usc.edu]
>  > On Behalf Of T. Michael Keesey
>  >
>  > I think it is likely that "Dinosauria" will receive a
>  > definition along these lines under the PhyloCode: "the last
>  > common ancestor of _Megalosaurus bucklandi_ von Meyer 1832,
>
>  As per Benson et al.'s excellent review in the latest Palaeontology, the
>  correct complete species name for this dinosaur is _Megalosaurus bucklandii_
>  Mantell 1827.

Whoops -- I actually corrected that spelling in the PhyloCode last
year! Now I'll be sure to remember (and have them correct the citation
in the next draft).

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