[Taxacom] Catalogue of Life, EoL, etc.

Neal Evenhuis neale at bishopmuseum.org
Tue Sep 28 20:28:33 CDT 2010


At 3:20 PM -1000 9/28/10, Tony.Rees at csiro.au wrote:
>Hi Stephen,
>
>If you understand the data flow you will realise where the error 
>originates, i.e. EoL uses that Cat. of Life for its taxonomic 
>authority file / data backbone, CoL is a compilation of numerous 
>(70+) specialist contributors, so errors in any of the latter will 
>be propagated up the chain unless someone spots them (as you have 
>done) - then the appropriate action is to inform the source database 
>(in this case the BioSystematic Database of World Diptera, 
>http://www.diptera.org/ ) who will no doubt be pleased to be alerted 
>to it so that it can be corrected.

Well ... it sure didn't come from there. See search results for Culex 
from that database. Check before you cast blame someplace....

http://bit.ly/dnfTZg

Next guess????

-Neal




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