[Taxacom] Return of the digital taxa
stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz
Wed Sep 21 22:58:58 CDT 2016
Looks like our replies crossed over in cyberspace! You say:
>What is troublesome in the paper that you refer to that points out that these are nomina nuda, is the conclusion for each name says the opposite! That they are “available”.<
I ahve no idea what you mean by that!
On Thu, 22/9/16, Neal Evenhuis <neale at bishopmuseum.org> wrote:
Subject: Re: [Taxacom] Return of the digital taxa
To: "JF Mate" <aphodiinaemate at gmail.com>, "Taxacom" <taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu>
Received: Thursday, 22 September, 2016, 3:54 PM
This has nothing to do with
publishing based on a photograph only. A
holotype is clearly listed as examined. The
names are nomina nuda because
failed to designate a type depository for each — a
What is troublesome in the
paper that you refer to that points out that
these are nomina nuda, is the conclusion for
each name says the opposite!
That they are
sloppy descriptions and sloppy review of the sloppy
On Stardate 9/21/16, 5:40 PM,
"Taxacom on behalf of JF Mate"
<taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
on behalf of aphodiinaemate at gmail.com>
seems taxonomy fraudsters have cottoned on the fact that
>descriptions no longer require "dead
bodies". A description of a new
>Dermestidae was published in Entomology and
Applied Science Letters.
author was pretty lazy and it ended up being a nomen
>nudum. Reference to original article and
link to article uncovering
>Original article: Description of a new
species of the genus
(COLEOPTERA: Dermestidae: Megatominae) of the Astrakhan
>Region of Russia.
>Entomology and Applied Science Letters,
2016, 3, 4: 12-14.
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