[Taxacom] Important note Re: two names online published -onenew species

Adam Cotton adamcot at cscoms.com
Sun Jan 24 15:04:13 CST 2016

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Stephen Thorpe" <stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz>
To: <taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu>; "Adam Cotton" <adamcot at cscoms.com>
Sent: Monday, January 25, 2016 3:59 AM
Subject: Re: [Taxacom] Important note Re: two names online published -onenew 

> Adam,
> OK, that makes some sense. Note however that this isn't an issue about 
> "e-only published names", it is also about online first names, and their 
> effective dates of publication. Back to that example, OK, it seems to be 
> saying something along the lines of "if the only evidence that an author 
> provides, in a work, of ZooBank preregistration, is the (purported) exact 
> date of registration, but that date is incorrect, then the work is 
> unavailable". However, it would be a rare (I'm not sure that it has ever 
> happened?) and somewhat foolish choice for an author to provide only that 
> as evidence, but, more to the point, it still seems to be at odds with:
> An error in stating the evidence of registration does not make a 
> work unavailable, provided that the work can be unambiguously associated 
> with a record created in the Official Register of Zoological Nomenclature 
> before the work was published
> Cheers,
> Stephen


The whole point of the example is that he stated a registration date as 
proof in the work, but totally forgot to register it at Zoobank until AFTER 
publication. The important word in is "before" in the last sentence.


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