[Taxacom] problems in Nature editorial re code compliance
stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz
Thu Jul 21 16:37:07 CDT 2016
Nature (the journal) = high impact, low grade crap! Do you really expect them to get anything right?
On Thu, 21/7/16, David Campbell <pleuronaia at gmail.com> wrote:
Subject: [Taxacom] problems in Nature editorial re code compliance
To: "taxacom" <taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu>
Received: Thursday, 21 July, 2016, 11:50 PM
reports on efforts to get people going outside to play
Pokemon Go to take
pictures of the actual organisms around them as well,
leading into a
discussion of what to do if a new taxon is found. The
the conspicuous inaccuracy of claiming that the ICZN code
species descriptions to be in print academic journals.
In print, yes, but
not restricted to academic journals (and, for that matter,
overlooks the CD option). I'm not able to send a
comment to Nature, but it
might be worth pointing out the correction.
On a related note, does anyone know if PLoS One as of 2014
with ICZN rules for print publication? PLoS One.
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0108696. names a new genus and
names are republished as new this year in without
explanation of the
repetition in http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/zoj.12455/abstract
Dr. David Campbell
Assistant Professor, Geology
Department of Natural Sciences
Boiling Springs NC 28017
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