Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Best Practices: In the 21st Century, Taxonomic Decisions in Herpetology are Acceptable Only When Supported by a Body of Evidence and Published via Peer-Review


TABLE 1. List of herpetofaunal taxa published on or after 1 January 2000 that can be objectively classed as unscientific, non-peer reviewed, misguided in intent or presentation, fraudulent, or lacking evidence. These names should not be used in herpetological nomenclature, pending suitable action by the ICZN. 

2013. Best Practices: In the 21st Century, Taxonomic Decisions in Herpetology are Acceptable Only When Supported by a Body of Evidence and Published via Peer-Review. Herpetological Review. 44(1), 8–23.

Australasian Journal of Herpetology | Apr 2012

1 comment:

  1. There is a solution to taxonomic vandalism and it is here:
    http://www.smuggled.com/AJH-I18-Split.htm

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