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If you have named a taxon, then it is likely that there is (or will be) a Wikispecies page about you, and other pages about your published papers. Please see our advice and guidance for taxon authors.
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Taxon pages naming schemeEdit
Please note that all taxon pages should only be named after a proper taxon. There are no legitimate taxon names that include the phrase "incertae sedis", and a page name such as "Suborder Incertae Sedis" will not work since it doesn't relate to any specific order (e.g. Pantopoda). Therefore all of the "incertae", "incerti" and "fake <taxon name>" pages you've created have all been deleted. As Burmeister noted above, please read Help:Contents and its sub-sections for tutorials and information regarding names, preferred format, and such. If you have further questions do not hesitate to ask me or any other admin, or make a query in the Village Pump. (The latter is often quickest since it reaches out to the whole community rather than a single user.) Best regards, Tommy Kronkvist (talk), 09:58, 24 July 2017 (UTC).
Layout of new taxon pagesEdit
Hello again. Please note that when creating new taxon pages, you should also always add data about the author (with year of publication) and a reference section. The Wikispecies guidelines about those sections can be found in Help:Name section and Help:Reference section. Thank you. –Tommy Kronkvist (talk), 18:10, 4 September 2018 (UTC).
I must once again stress that you should take the time to read Help:Contents and its subsection. Please do this before editing further. Several of your edits have been deleted because they were substandard. For example they did not include "Name" sections, author names, or any verifiable citations or references. It seems like a waste of time if you create a lot of pages, simply to see them deleted a few days later. Better to read some of our help files first – or ask for advice at the Village Pump, that works too! –Tommy Kronkvist (talk), 01:14, 9 September 2018 (UTC).
Please add references!Edit
- Again, I would urge you to please also include references to your edits. It is essential, especially when adding huge amount of data as you did here. Best regards, Tommy Kronkvist (talk), 21:06, 11 January 2019 (UTC).
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