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Re: Question for the pterosaur set...
This appeared in an issue of Prehistoric Times in a published letter by Hawley
(it may need to be cited as "Hawley vide Fredericks, 2005", I'm not 100%
certain on that) as a suggested replacement for the poorly-formed "Avgodectes",
since that genus uses the Demotic Greek for an egg without its shell as opposed
to Ancient Greek for an egg with its shell. I'm not entirely sure of the
nomenclatural implications of this--it may need to be listed as a nomen nudum
or it may be considered a "Kittysaurus" and is not worth including in genus
Rob Taylor wrote:
> Ah, many thanks for Ingridia!
> I actually have another question I'm hoping you might be able to help me with
> (please and thank you). Would you by chance a reference for Ovimordax Hawley,
> 2005? I can find next to nothing on it. Is the author by chance Russell J.
> Hawley of the Tate Geological Museum? I took a shot awhile back and fired off
> an email to ask him but failed to get a response. Something tells me this is
> going to be a name captioning a sketch in a newsletter, or some such. In any
> event, it's eluded me since I first saw it in your Pterosaur Species List,
> and any help would be very much appreciated.
> Best regards,
> Rob Taylor
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Mike Hanson" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2008 6:43 PM
> Subject: Re: Question for the pterosaur set...
>> Gar! That should really say
>> Nemicolopterus Wang, Kellner, Zhou & Campos, 2008
>> [type species: N. crypticus Wang, Kellner, Zhou & Campos, 2008]
>> email@example.com wrote:
>>> Genera and type species:
>>> Aralazhdarcho Averianov, 2007
>>> [type species: A. bostobensis Averianov, 2007]
>>> Gegepterus Wang, Kellner, Zhou & Campos, 2007
>>> [type species: G. changi Wang, Kellner, Zhou & Campos, 2007]
>>> Ingridia Unwin & Martill, 2007 (junior subjective synonym, =Tupandactylus
>>> Kellner & Campos, 2007)
>>> [type species: Tapejara imperator Kellner, 1997 ; referred species:
>>> Tapejara navigans Frey, Martill & Buchy, 2003]
>>> Nemicolopterus Wang, Kellner, Zhou & Campos, 2007
>>> [type species: N. crypticus Wang, Kellner, Zhou & Campos, 2007]
>>> Tupandactylus Kellner & Campos, 2007
>>> [type species: Tapejara imperator Kellner, 1997]
>>> Species referred to already published genera:
>>> Huaxiapterus benxiensis Lü, Gao, Xing, Li & Ji Q., 2007
>>> Rob Taylor wrote:
>>>> Can anyone tell me how many new pterosaur genera were published last year?
>>>> I can think of only Aralazhdarcho, Gegepterus and Tupandactylus.Seems like
>>>> it was a long time between Nemicolopterus and the last. Made me wonder if
>>>> I missed any.
>>>> Rob Taylor