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Re: The new dinosaur Tethyshadros insularis



Just a nomenclatural note... noun compounding in Greek and Latin is
_not_ done by putting the entire words next to each other. It's done by
putting the _stem_ of the first in front of the second. The stem of
_Tethys_ is _Tethy-_; the _-s_ is the nominative singular _ending_.


I did not know this. Tethyhadros is difficult to pronunciate for us Italians and would sound horrible. Three referees reviewed the paper and another one checked carefully the manuscript before submission. None noted this nomenclatural problem.

So? What should I do now?