names in titles

Susan Farmer sfarmer at SABRE.GOLDSWORD.COM
Fri Feb 28 17:50:28 CST 1997


*snip*
>
>I was told by one reviewer that the name of a new taxa should never
>appear in the title of the paper or even the abstract or introduction.
>The rationale was that the taxa is not officially named until the description
>later in the paper and the name cannot be used until officially described.
>I thought that was a bit silly.
>

If it doesn't show up in the title or abstract, then how does it get
indexed by services like Biological Abstracts?  That's where they get most
of their information from -- isn't it?

Susan, graduate student
sfarmer at goldsword.com




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