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Re: For the love of Banji

On 5 February 2010 22:12,  <quailspg@frii.com> wrote:
> Question about the rules of publication:
> Why are species not mentioned by name in the abstract/paper title? One
> must sift through a lot of verbiage to find the name (if any). Seems like
> a lot of time wasted. This has been going on since waaaaay before
> electronic word searches simplified things.

Some journals enforce this dumb rule; others don't.  For example, JVP
is quite happy with new-taxon names in article titles.  Which I need
hardly say is a good thing, as it saves us from endless Cope-style
paper with titles like "Yet another gigantic saurian from the Dakota