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Re: Pickering's nomina nuda (was RE: Rob Gay's print-on-demand publication of Kayentavenator elysiae

On Thu, Jun 10th, 2010 at 9:54 AM, Tim Williams <tijawi@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Nevertheless, it is a frightening thought that if Pickering had
> bothered to deposit his 'works', and made them accessible, that we
> might have been stuck with all his horrible monikers ("Elaphrosaurus
> philtippetensis", and so on).

Wouldn't that name have implied that Phil Tippet gave birth to an elaphrosaur? 


Dann Pigdon
GIS Specialist                         Australian Dinosaurs
Melbourne, Australia               http://home.alphalink.com.au/~dannj