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Re: Sauroniops, new thick-skulled carcharodontosaurid theropod from Upper Cretaceous of Morocco
Is this the same frontal published a few month ago by the same
>> authors in this paper:
>> http://www.app.pan.pl/archive/published/app57/app20110043.pdf ? If
>> so they rapidly changed their mind since they stated not to name a
>> new taxon based upon the since frontal in the APP paper.
AFAIK, that's explained in the paper. Short answer: new data.
Speaking of the Eye of Sauron... why is there an "i" in
> _Sauroniops_? The name should surely be _Sauronops_.
And doesn't _ops_ mean "face" rather than "eye"?