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Opinion 1842: Coelurus bauri Cope, 1887 (currently Coelophysis bauri; Reptilia, Saurischia): lectotype replaced by a neotype

Following a period of public comment, the International Commission of Zoological Nomenclature accepts the proposal of Colbert et al. 1993. This officially establishes a skeleton from the Ghost Ranch bonebed as the new type specimen for Coelophysis bauri, and thereby eliminates the name Rioarribasaurus colberti.

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