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RE: Paratypothorac[...]ini was Re: Chromogisaurus novasi, new guaibasaurid (basal sauropodomorph)
William Parker wrote-
> I have now been told by several individuals now that the name is improperly
> formed. Unfortunately I was given bad information on how to form the name
> in the original publication. As the name is solely a clade name the ICZN
> has no bearing on the name as it has been used.
I feel the need to repeat my request
to not "use a Linnaean rank suffix if your intent is to name a rankless
taxon". In this case, priority isn't an issue so it's a bit different than the
Silesauridae example (in which it turned out Lewisuchidae was a nomen nudum
anyway). But still, why use a tribe suffix if you don't mean to name a tribe?
It just confuses matters and everyone assumes it's a tribe anyway as seen by
the attempts to correct the spelling. Just call it Paratypothoracia or
Paratypothoraces or something.