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Re: Fwd: NMMNH Bulletin 46 (Drepanosaurs) available

Better to read the paper first.

At 22.15 25/01/2010, you wrote:
Seems the taxonomic content of Drepanosauromorpha Renesto, Spielmann,
Lucas & Spagnoli is identical to that of Simiosauria Senter, 2004 (I
don't have the paper at my disposal now, though). Would be interesting
to check both definition cause I suspect they may be synonymous (given
the remarks of David on Drepanosaurinae / Megalancosaurinae).

2010/1/25 David Marjanovic <david.marjanovic@gmx.at>:
>> > Megalancosaurinae = Drepanosaurus + Megalancosaurus.
> Wrong under ICZN Article 36.1.
> http://www.iczn.org/iczn/includes/page.jsp?article=36 When Drepanosauridae
> was coined, Drepanosaurinae, -ini, -ina, and -oidea were automatically
> coined with it, so Drepanosaurinae already exists and has priority over
> Megalancosaurinae. In other words, whichever subfamily of Drepanosauridae
> that contains *Drepanosaurus* must be called Drepanosaurinae. It does not
> matter at all whether the name Drepanosaurinae has ever been used in a
> publication.
Jocelyn Falconnet


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