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Re: Abyssal's official pterosaur question thread
There is sort of a diagnosis but it doesn't have a specimen number, all that is
mentioned is it is privately owned by Tischlinger.
David Marjanovic wrote:
> Whole post repeated because it lacked line breaks:
>> Taking another look at the 'Paranurognathus' article I discovered two
spellings of the species epithet. The first is seen in a caption of a figure
is 'P. tischlingeri' but the next mention, which is the only mention in the
proper is 'P. tichlingeri'. What's the opinion on 'proper' spellings of nomina
nuda. If I include 'P. tischlingeri' in a list should I also include 'P.
tichlingeri' because as it has not been properly described it cannot have a
correct spelling, or should I only include the first instance of the name?
is it then? The first in the text, or can captions count?
> Are you sure it isn't properly described? If there's a specimen number, a
description, and not much else, it's properly described, because Paleo-Times
certainly counts as published.
> If it is properly described, and if your list could ever count as properly
> published, you'll
have to play First Reviser, which means you get to choose the correct spelling;
and in that case PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE choose *P. tischlingeri*, because the
man is actually called Tischlinger, and omitting the s would even change the