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Latest Opinion Pieces
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An opinion piece published in Systematic Entomology addresses a recent discussion of the taxonomic validity of names appearing in Early View (new names published electronically, prior to appearance in a journal issue). Two previous editors of Systematic Entomology, Wiley's Publishing Manager and the taxonomic editor of Austral Entomology combine to argue that Early View constitutes valid publication. Eighteen senior systematists, the current editors, the former Executive Secretary, International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature and the former Publishing Manager of Wiley journals endorse the opinion.
Wiley's Early View constitutes valid publication for date-sensitive nomenclature
Peter S. Cranston, Frank-Thorsten Krell, Ken Walker, David Hewes
A plea for digital reference collections and other science-based digitization initiatives in taxonomy: Sepsidnet as exemplar
Yuchen Ang, Jayanthi Puniamoorthy, Adrian C. Pont, Miroslav Bartak, Wolf U. Blanckenhorn, William G. Eberhard, Nalini Puniamoorthy, Vera C. Silva, Lorenzo Munari & Rudolf Meier
Are noterids specialised meruids (Coleoptera, Adephaga)? A reply to Dressler et al.
Andrew Edward Z. Short, Yves Alarie, Mauricio García, Luis J. Joly
Anomalous areas and awkward ages: alleviating concerns
Niklas Wahlberg, Daniel Rubinoff
Anomalous areas and awkward ages: concerns about over-reliance on model-based biogeographical and temporal inferences
Andrew V. Z. Brower, R. I. Vane-Wright
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