[Taxacom] new whale genus name is preoccupied

Paul Kirk p.kirk at cabi.org
Fri Jul 2 02:59:15 CDT 2010


Is this an example of the peer review process which opponents of
electronic publication hold on to as a reason for staying with paper ...
and commercial publishers?

Paul

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[mailto:taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu] On Behalf Of Francisco
Welter-Schultes
Sent: 02 July 2010 02:07
To: TAXACOM at MAILMAN.NHM.KU.EDU; Doug Yanega
Subject: Re: [Taxacom] new whale genus name is preoccupied

>From what I see now, the authors of the Nature paper produced a very
cheap homonym - and they or at least Nature's reviewers could have seen
that relatively easily.

Francisco
University of Goettingen, Germany
www.animalbase.org

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