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Re: question on correct citation
Thanks for the input, Christopher... The citation is to be presented
on the body of the text, not in the formal taxonomic hierarchy.
Now I have conflicting viewpoints on whether to write all the names or
use "et al."... Thanks everybody, I will now ask the editors.
2011/11/12 Brochu, Christopher A <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Another variable is where the citations are placed in the text. If it's a
> heading in a formal taxonomic hierarchy, all names should be used. But if
> you're naming a species in the main body of the text, "et al" is usually
> Christopher A. Brochu
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> From: owner-VRTPALEO@usc.edu [owner-VRTPALEO@usc.edu] on behalf of Augusto
> Haro [firstname.lastname@example.org]
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> Subject: Re: question on correct citation
> Thank you very much Mike, David and Thomas for the input! The journal
> guidelines do not have statements regarding this; I suppose we will
> have to copy the style of the examples on the Systematic Paleontology
> list, which mention all authors and use "and" instead of "et" or "&".
> Sorry about robbing time for this.