[Taxacom] Do rogue taxonomists need rogue publishers?

Bob Mesibov mesibov at southcom.com.au
Mon Feb 8 17:06:50 CST 2010

I've just received a PDF preprint on a new millipede species authored by the non-specialist Dew Makhan. It came from the publisher with the message below, which I quote in its entirety. Maybe ICZN should consider a journal blacklist as well as a whitelist?

"dear sir
hope this one gives you the shits you arrogant turd
dr tjhawkeswood

[Hyleoglomeris.pdf  application/pdf (372.0KB)]

ps this is draft and will be fully edited soon"

Dr Robert Mesibov
Honorary Research Associate
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, and
School of Zoology, University of Tasmania
Home contact: PO Box 101, Penguin, Tasmania, Australia 7316
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