How to register a new species
October 3, 2011 9:49 am
The subject says it all really… how do I go about registering a new species?
Nice site by the way, very interesting!
We don’t know how to go about registering a new species, but we suspect one of our readers will be able to supply that information. Coincidentally, while posting a photo of an unknown Golden Silk Spider from Taiwan, we learned that: “At last count there were 28,700 spiders known from Australia BUT only 7,000 have been described. It costs up to $1,500 to describe a species and can take 3-4 years to get published. By ROSCO Dr R J Ross” on the OzarkWild website. That might be for Australian registrations.
Thank you for your email Daniel.
You don’t seem to have a forum on your site. Whats the best way for me to ask your readers the process for registering a new species in different countries.
I read somewhere that you needed an expert in the field to describe it and name it in a journal but that sounds very unofficial.
Hi again Tim,
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