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About friggin' time: name of diapsid trumps name of an arthropod!



After all the Syntarsus, Diceratops, Microceratops, Nemgtia, etc. cases,
glad to see a case where a reptile (indeed, a very well-known) genus has
priority over an arthropod homonym!

Dengler AA (2008) Lampropeltastes, A New Name for the Genus Lampropeltis
Öpik, 1967 (Trilobita: Plethopeltidae) Preoccupied by Lampropeltis Cope,
1860, (Serpentes: Colubridae). Journal of Paleontology: Vol. 82, No. 3 pp.
643

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