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RE: Barbosania gracilirostris, new Brazilian pterosaur (correction)

If this lapsus exists in the paper version, does this require an emmendation to 
ensure the space identifies the "genus" and "species" correctly for purposes of 
the ICZN?


Jaime A. Headden
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> Date: Fri, 20 May 2011 17:15:05 -0400
> From: bh480@scn.org
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Barbosania gracilirostris, new Brazilian pterosaur (correction)
> From: Ben Creisler
> bh480@scn.org
> Apologies for the problem in the subject heading I just sent. I copied the
> name from the article title on the web page, which was missing the space
> between the genus and species, and hit send before I caught the problem.
> The spacing is now fixed.
> Ross A. Elgin and Eberhard Frey (2011)
> A new ornithocheirid, Barbosania gracilirostris gen. et sp. nov.
> (Pterosauria, Pterodactyloidea) from the Santana Formation (Cretaceous) of
> NE Brazil
> Swiss Journal of Palaeontology (advance online publication)
> DOI: 10.1007/s13358-011-0017-4
> http://www.springerlink.com/content/86566qm360107123/
> An almost complete, ornithocheirid pterosaur from the Romulado Member of
> the Santana Formation, NE Brazil is described. The specimen lacks a rostral
> and dentary median sagittal crest and is sufficiently distinct from other
> crestless taxa to warrant the erection of a new genus and species,
> Barbosania gracilirostris gen. et sp. nov. It confirms the absence of a
> crest as a genuine condition rather than a consequence of ontogenetic
> immaturity and indicates a shift from the previously observed pattern of
> suture closure in pterodactyloid pterosaurs, where partial fusion of the
> extensor tendon process has occurred at a relatively small size. Several
> specimens showing morphology similar to Brasileodactylus may instead be
> more closely allied to B. gracilirostris.
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