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Re: Law[-]Abiding New Papers



Quoting David Marjanovic <david.marjanovic@gmx.at>:

And then there's *Alioramus altai*.  I've been wondering why Brusatte
et al. chose that, rather than *altaiensis* or *altaicus*.

Did they actually want to call it "gold"?

Nope.

"Etymology. Altai is in reference to the Altai mountain range, a
prominent topographic feature of southern Mongolia."


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