Taxa names

These are names I’d like to use if I ever discovered some new type of prehistoric animal. If you happen to be in the position where you need a name to use for a new discovery feel free to help yourself to a genus provided the species epithet is maynardi or some such. 😛

Ammonites
Jerichoceras

Ceratopsians
Cool genus suffix:
-eale or -yale after the heraldic beast

Dromaeosaurs

Terraquila- “land eagle”

Pterosaurs

Cherubodactylus
Seraphsaurus
Felltherium tolkieni- after the Fell beasts of the LOTR

Cool genus suffix:
-wyvern

Sauropods

Eccebehemoth
-elkae after fictional paleontologist Anne Elk, who “has a theory about the Brontosauruses.”

Stegosaurs

Hystricosaurus- “porcupine lizard”

Tyrannosaroids
Quintaglio after the fictional race of intelligent tyrannosauroids of the same name.

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