Submission Preparation Checklist
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
- The submission should not have been published previously, and should not be concurrently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
- The submission file should be in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF file format.
- Where available, URLs (esp. doi links) for the references should have been provided.
The text should adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements.
- Where applicable, the rules in the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (4th edition 1999) should be followed.