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RE: Type species of Leptorhynchos



*L. gaddisi* is the type species.



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> Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2013 00:07:58 -0600
> From: qi_leong@hotmail.com
> To: tijawi@gmail.com; dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: RE: Type species of Leptorhynchos
>
> I suggested to Nick that the most useful type species could be *gaddisi,* as 
> this leaves the tricky issue of where *elegans* falls and the inference that 
> the DPFm mandibles referred to it could be wrong out of the nomenclature 
> issue, but it was his intention to use *elegans* instead. My bet (not having 
> read the note) is that he went with the implied original intention.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Jaime A. Headden
> The Bite Stuff (site v2)
> http://qilong.wordpress.com/
>
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>
>
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>> Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2013 17:03:52 +1100
>> From: tijawi@gmail.com
>> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
>> Subject: Re: Type species of Leptorhynchos
>>
>> On Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 4:03 PM, Jay <jayp.nair@yahoo.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Correction to “Caenagnathidae from the Upper Campanian Aguja Formation of 
>>> West Texas, and a Revision of the Caenagnathinae”
>>> Nicholas R. Longrich, Ken Barnes, Scott Clark and Larry Millar
>>> Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History 54(2):263-264. 2013 doi: 
>>> http://dx.doi.org/10.3374/014.054.0204
>>> http://www.bioone.org/doi/abs/10.3374/014.054.0204
>>>
>>> "In our recent paper describing a caenagnathid from the upper Campanian 
>>> Aguja Formation of Texas (Longrich et al. 2013), we created a new genus, 
>>> Leptorhynchos, but
>>> neglected to specify the type species. Here we specify the type species of 
>>> this taxon"
>>
>>
>>
>> So which one is the type species: _Leptorhynchos elegans_ or
>> _Leptorhync