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RE: Pterosaur Species List updates
Mike Hanson wrote-
> Avgodectes and its synonyms are now listed as synonymous with Yixianopterus,
> though this requires some nomenclatural gymnastics, Avgodectes is now a nomen
How does this work? By definition, a nomen dubium cannot be a synonym, because
in order to be a nomen dubium, it would have to be indistinguishable from at
least two species, so couldn't be a definite synonym of either.