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Re: Publication and the Code



This is the "diagnosis" of the purported new species:


"Diagnosis: Differs from Amphicoelias altus in the following combination of 
characters: Basipterygoid recess present, neural spine bifurcate past the 9th 
cervical, cervical ribs elongate, overlap, past centrum length, ossified 
calcaneum present, claws tapered. Axial skeleton in males generally less 
elongated with cervical ribs hypertrophic; unfused clavicles present, lack of 
pleurocoels on the anterior caudals, and lack of ventral sculpting on 
mid-caudal 
vertebrae until adult stage, and prezygapophysis on caudal vertebrae short."

Going through this list, none of the 10 so called traits are comparable with 
the 
Amphicoelias altus type.