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Cetiosaurus gets new type species and free Diplodocus book (in Spanish)



From: Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com


ICZN has voted to designate a new type species for Cetiosaurus:


International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. 2014.
OPINION 2331 (Case 3472): Cetiosaurus Owen, 1841 (Dinosauria,
Sauropoda): usage conserved by designation of Cetiosaurus oxoniensis
Phillips, 1871 as the type species.
Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 71(1):48-50.
http://www.miketaylor.org.uk/dino/pubs/upchurch-et-al-2009/UpchurchEtAl2009-BZN-case-3472-cetiosaurus-type-species-oxoniensis-DECISION.pdf

The Commission has conserved the usage of the generic name Cetiosaurus
Owen, 1841 by designating Cetiosaurus oxoniensis Phillips, 1871 as the
type species of Cetiosaurus in place of Cetiosaurus medius Owen, 1842.

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Not yet mentioned on the DML:

Free book about Diplodocus skeleton that Carnegie sent to Madrid in
1913 (in Spanish)


Begoña Sánchez-Chillón & Adán Pérez-García (2013)
Diplodocus carnegii. 100 años en el Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales

http://web1.mncn.csic.es/diplodocus/sources/projet/Diplodocus-Carnegii-2.pdf

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online version
http://web1.mncn.csic.es/diplodocus/sources/indexPop.htm