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Re: [dinosaur] New hesperornithid finds in European Russia (free pdf)
Ben Creisler <email@example.com> wrote:
> N.V. Zelenkov, A.V. Panteleyev & A.A. Yarkov (2017)
> New Finds of Hesperornithids in the European Russia, with Comments on the
> Systematics of Eurasian Hesperornithidae.
> Paleontological Journal 2017 (5): 89-97 (Russian edition)
According to the English abstract, the authors suggest that
_Asiahesperornis_ might be a junior synonym of _Parahesperornis_. In
the body of the paper the authors additionally appear to suggest that
(1) _Hesperornis crassipes_ and _H. chowi_ might also be referable to
_Parahesperornis_, and (2) _H. chowi_ is possibly a junior synonym of
_H. crassipes_. (This is according to a rough and ready online
translator, anyway.) This would result in the new combinations
_Parahesperornis bazhanovi_ and _P. _crassipes_, although neither are
(or AFAIK have been elsewhere) formally proposed.