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RE: Pantydraco and the worst dinosaur name

The worst dinosaur name is obviously *Megapnosaurus*, which is apparently so 
distasteful that hardly anyone uses it.  Or did I just miss the announcement 
that *Syntarsus* was never preoccupied after all?  (Tykoski & Rowe 2004 list 
*Megapnosaurus* as a junior synonym of *Syntarsus*, then proceed to use 
*Syntarsus* for the rest of the chapter... Carrano & Sampson 2008 use 
*Syntarsus* exclusively, without comment... ???)
*Pantydraco* at least has a cooler name than its close relative *Ignavusaurus,* 
the "coward lizard."

> Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2011 10:13:37 -0700
> From: rtravsky@uwyo.edu
> To: ddkrentz@charter.net
> CC: bh480@scn.org; dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Re: Pantydraco anatomy described (free pdf)
> On Wed, 9 Mar 2011, David Krentz wrote:
>> Pantydraco.
>> Could be the worst dinosaur name ever.
> Hmmm. I smell a thread coming up.
> Worst names list?