Taxonomy in PLoS ONE

Kevin Zelnio and Alex Wild note that PLoS ONE published its first Taxonomy paper this week - A Revision of Malagasy Species of Anochetus Mayr and Odontomachus Latreille (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) by Brian Fisher and Alex Smith. Kevin explains the paper in detail and explains why this brave move by PLoS is good and important especially considering how many new species are discovered and described each year.

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