validity of taxonomic publication

Peter Schuchert schuchert at UBACLU.UNIBAS.CH
Wed Feb 19 16:20:18 CST 1997


Is a PhD thesis a valid taxonomic publication (for animals)?
I would say it is not, but other collegues disagree.
The case is a PhD thesis with a faunistic survey, including
descriptions of new species. It is written in German and some
copies of the thesis are deposited in some German libraries.

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