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Auke Hielkema <[log in to unmask]>
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Auke Hielkema <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 9 May 2016 12:45:51 +0000
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Thank you both for confirming my thoughts.

    On Monday, 9 May 2016, 12:18, Max Barclay <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

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E: [log in to unmask]    My TEDx talk at the Royal Albert Hall is now available online:       NHMWebpage Beetle Blog Facebook:'Friends of Coleoptera' Twitter: @Coleopterist       From: Scarab Beetle Taxonomy Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of Auke Hielkema
Sent: 07 May 2016 21:35
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Subject: Use of 'sic'    Hi All,    If I'm citing from a publication in which a nominal subgenus or nominal subspecies is spelled wrong, how do you suggest I proceed with the term "[sic]"? Only after the first error, only after the last error, or after each error?    a)Oxystermom[sic] (Oxystermom) festixum  [sic] festixum    b)Oxystermom(Oxystermom) [sic] festixum festixum[sic]    c)Oxystermom[sic](Oxystermom) [sic] festixum[sic] festixum[sic]    I have not encountered names in which both genus and species were spelled wrong, the above is just an example I made up. Option c) appears the best to me, but it looks kind of funny when both name and "[sic]" are repeated.    Thanks you in advance,    Auke