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RE: Bicentenaria argentina, new Argentine theropod displayed



Unlikely to change: it honors the bicentennial of the host institution.

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Email: tholtz@umd.edu   Phone: 301-405-4084
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Senior Lecturer, Vertebrate Paleontology
Dept. of Geology, University of Maryland
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Faculty Director, Science & Global Change Program, College Park Scholars
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Mailing Address:        Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
                        Department of Geology
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                        University of Maryland
                        College Park, MD 20742 USA 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu] 
> On Behalf Of David Howlett
> Sent: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 2:54 PM
> To: Dinosaur Mailing List
> Subject: RE: Bicentenaria argentina, new Argentine theropod displayed
> 
> 
> It's a horrible name :P fortunately it's a nomen nudum at the 
> moment, so there is still hope ;)
> 
> > Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2012 19:15:48 -0700
> > From: bcreisler@gmail.com
> > To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> > Subject: Bicentenaria argentina, new Argentine theropod displayed
> > 
> > From: Ben Creisler
> > bcreisler@gmail.com
> > 
> > This news story with video announces a new theropod. I 
> don't know if 
> > the official description is available yet, however.
> > 
> > 
> http://www.itv.com/news/2012-06-26/new-species-of-dinosaur-revealed-in
> > -argentina/
> > 
> > 
> > This unveiling of a new dinosaur is presumably the one mentioned in 
> > the link I posted earlier to conference in Argentina, 
> celebrating 200 
> > years of the Museo de Argentino de Ciencias Naturales, thus 
> the name 
> > Bicentenaria.
> > 
> > 
> > http://apaleontologica.blogspot.com/
>