[Taxacom] Botanical Plagiarism

David Campbell pleuronaia at gmail.com
Thu Mar 7 15:15:16 CST 2013

Some slightly different approaches to lifting material off the web and
trying to sell it as legitimate publications are discussed under
numbers 10-12 at


The particular examples here are for mollusks, but I would be
surprised if equally bad material is not available for all taxa.
Searches on relatively obscure taxa often yield multiple hits for such
publications, since there are few legitimate hits to swamp these out.

Dr. David Campbell
Assistant Professor, Geology
Department of Natural Sciences
Gardner-Webb University
Boiling Springs NC 28017

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