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Re: INTRODUCING Microraptor gui (or Cryptovolans pauli, or Microraptor pauli,...

peer review is not a requirement according to the rules of zoological 

Kenneth Carpenter, Ph.D.
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Chief Preparator
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>>> "Tim Williams" <twilliams_alpha@hotmail.com> 23/Jan/03 >>>

Dinogeorge@aol.com wrote:

><< (if the Czerkas et al. paper is accepted as valid taxonomic
>>literature: if
>not, it's _M. gui_) >>
>Oh, it's valid taxonomic literature all right. The _quality_ of the paper 
>isn't an issue as far as nomenclatural acts go; all that's needed is the 
>published recognition and naming of the new taxon.

I hate to be a fly in the ointment, but there is the matter of "peer 

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