[Taxacom] Now 2 species/genera in Placozoa...
tonyrees49 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 24 06:23:48 CDT 2018
Dear Thomas, all,
> > On Sun, 23/9/18, Thomas Pape <tpape at snm.ku.dk> wrote:
> 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.
> Therefore, this 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
> The placozoan names therefore remain unavailable.
> The Commission is aware of the problems associated with such published
but non-compliant works. Until a solution has
> been implemented, it is strongly recommended to consult with
the Commission before attempting to 'resurrect'
> names and nomenclatural acts.
So, can you suggest what would be the least disruptive course of action in
this instance for the authors to follow in order to ensure that their new
names are made available? If so, I will direct the authors' attention to
the advice and/or opinions contained in this thread, which they will
probably not otherwise be aware of.
Regards - Tony
Tony Rees, New South Wales, Australia
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