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Re: Pantydraco and the worst dinosaur name



Futalognkosaurus. Just fugly.

David

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On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 4:06 PM, Brad McFeeters
<archosauromorph2@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> 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?
>
>