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FW: Ajancingenia, new name for preoccupied oviraptorid name "Ingenia"



Discussion of plagiarism from Mickey Mortimer¹s blog posts, at these sites:

http://theropoddatabase.blogspot.com.au/2013_11_01_archive.html


http://theropoda.blogspot.com.au/2013/11/il-preoccupante-caso-del-preoccupa
to.html



On 19/11/2013 8:43 am, "Ben Creisler" <bcreisler@gmail.com> wrote:

>From: Ben Creisler
>bcreisler@gmail.com
>
>New in Zootaxa:
>
>Jesse Easter (2013)
>A new name for the oviraptorid dinosaur ³Ingenia² yanshini (Barsbold,
>1981; preoccupied by Gerlach, 1957).
>Zootaxa 3737 (2): 184­190
>www.mapress.com/zootaxa/
>doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3737.2.6
>http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2013/f/z03737p190f.pdf
>
>
>The genus name of the small oviraptorid dinosaur Ingenia yanshini is
>preoccupied by the tripyloidid nematode Ingenia mirabilis, thus making
>the former a junior homonym of the latter. Although ³Ingenia² yanshini
>is sympatric with Conchoraptor gracilis, it is distinguished from
>Conchoraptor by proportions of the manus. It also differs appreciably
>from the ingeniines Heyuannia huangi and Nemegtomaia barsboldi in
>manual and pelvic proportions. ³Ingenia² yanshini is not referable to
>any other taxon, and is renamed Ajancingenia yanshini gen. nov.
>Several specimens originally referred to this species have
>subsequently been transferred to new genera, and the taxonomic
>assignment of material referred to Ajancingenia yanshini gen. nov. is
>reassessed.
>