[Taxacom] Now 2 species/genera in Placozoa...
stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz
Sat Sep 22 18:47:57 CDT 2018
Or just treat the names as available until such time as we have a Code that has some semblance of commonsense and practicality!
On Sun, 23/9/18, Thomas Pape <tpape at snm.ku.dk> wrote:
Subject: RE: [Taxacom] Now 2 species/genera in Placozoa...
To: "Tony Rees" <tonyrees49 at gmail.com>, "Stephen Thorpe" <stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz>, "taxacom" <taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu>
Received: Sunday, 23 September, 2018, 10:49 AM
Unfortunately, it is more
complicated than that.
The original work was
published e-only and without evidence in the work itself of
registration in ZooBank.
The journal PLOS
BIOLOGY does not provide an intended archive under its
registration in ZooBank.
work cannot be regarded as published for the purposes of
zoological nomenclature in its electronic form.
Thus, unless there is a printed version of the
work, the correction does not point to a published work.
Even the correction itself does not comply with
the ICZN in its electronic form.
The placozoan names therefore remain
is aware of the problems associated with such published but
Until a solution has
been implemented, it is strongly recommended to consult with
the Commission before attempting to 'resurrect'
names and nomenclatural acts.
From: Taxacom <taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu>
On Behalf Of Tony Rees
Sent: 22. september
To: Stephen Thorpe <stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz>
Cc: taxacom <taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu>
Subject: Re: [Taxacom] Now 2 species/genera in
completeness, this is to note that the authors of Eitel et
(2018) have now published a correction
that includes the relevant zoobank LSIDs to make the names
mentioned above available.
Regards - Tony
Tony Rees, New South Wales,
On Thu, 9 Aug 2018 at 09:09,
Stephen Thorpe <stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz>
just now saw the lead author retrospectively register the
> ZooBank. I wonder if he
understands fully that this does not directly
> address/solve the problem?
> On Mon, 6/8/18, Tony Rees <tonyrees49 at gmail.com>
Re: [Taxacom] Now 2 species/genera in Placozoa...
> To: "Stephen Thorpe" <stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz>
> Cc: "taxacom" <taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu>
> Received: Monday, 6 August, 2018, 12:18
> On Mon, 6 Aug
2018 at 08:42, Stephen Thorpe <stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz>
[Big sigh!], the paper
> appears to be
published e-only without ZooBank preregistration, so
> the new names don't exist
Stephen, that does indeed appear
be the case. I have just sent an email to the lead author
> Germany to see if they wish to
rectify the apparent oversight.
> regards - Tony
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