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Re: Platecarpus tympaniticus - how to analyze a nomen dubium
On 22 September 2010 20:48, Jaime Headden <email@example.com> wrote:
> I gotta back Mickey up on this. It is unreasonably naive to assume that
> *Ceratopsia* was not, intrinsically, based on *Ceratops*, rather than the
> stems of the combined words _keratos_ and _ops_. As such, the name (as was
> *Ceratopsomorpha*) were based on usage of the name of Marsh's very original
I didn't for a moment think that this wasn't true.
But I don't see why that means we have to follow suit in naming a clade.