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Re: Dinosaur Genera List corrections #145
In a message dated 8/3/00 1:05:44 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> "Huabeisaurus allocotus by Pang and Cheng (2000).
> It belongs to a new family Huabeisauridae.
> Late Cretaceous probably Campanian.
I had been under the impression that the species name was "allocatus", Latin
for "placed near", which was most puzzling.
I see now from my dictionary that "allocotus" is a Latinized version of
"allokotos", which is Greek for "of unusual form, strange, monstrous". Much