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Knapp Elements of a Modern Monograph

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Knapp Elements of a Modern Monograph

  1. 1. Elements of a modern monograph - on-line
  2. 4. What is a monograph? <ul><li>mono – single </li></ul><ul><li>graph – writing </li></ul><ul><li>One place where all the sum total of knowledge of a topic is presented </li></ul><ul><li>“a single document that forms a complete text in itself” </li></ul>
  3. 6. Phylogeny after Weese & Bohs, 2007 Americas Eurasia Australia Africa Global 100% support Leptostemonum clade Brevantherum clade Geminata clade Cyphomandra clade Wendlandii/Allophyllum clade Dulcamaroid clade Morelloid clade Potato clade African non-spiny clade Normania clade Archaesolanum clade Regmandra clade Thelopodium clade Lycianthes Capsicum Jaltomata Witheringia Physalis
  4. 17. Photo: Asuncion Cano
  5. 19. Data Model for taxonomic information using TDWG and other standards Weitzman & Lyal, 2007
  6. 20. From print... Knapp, S. 2002. Solanum section Geminata (G. Don) Walpers (Solanaceae). Flora Neotropica Monograph. 84: 1-405. Accepted name, synonyms and notes
  7. 21. to bits... Nomenclature notes Synonym of Taxonomic status Synonym category Legitimacy Validity Type collection (duplicates) Protologue citation Authority Latin name Taxon name and status
  8. 22. to bits... [Synonym of]* [Protologue citation]* Authority* Taxon name Editor* Accepted taxon name* Publication* Author * Species description Bibliography Bibliography* Species description* Citations Collection location* Collectors* Collection events Collection event* Duplicate specimens Herbaria* Type for species* Duplicate specimen * Determined by* Taxon name* Determination Locality* Species description* Distribution Herbaria Multimedia author(s)* Multimedia Common names Person(s) Geography(s)
  9. 23. Species names list [+status] to bits... Species concept Collections or specimens list Multimedia list Bibliography list Map Bibliography viewer Collection details & specimens Multimedia viewer
  10. 25. Data Model for taxonomic information using TDWG and other standards Weitzman & Lyal, 2007
  11. 27. Elements we need to do…. <ul><li>Nomenclature (what names are accepted, which are synonyms) </li></ul><ul><li>Typification </li></ul><ul><li>Description (synthesis of morphology) </li></ul><ul><li>Identification of specimens to illustrate concept </li></ul><ul><li>?? </li></ul>
  12. 30. © NHM
  13. 33. Other “essential” elements… <ul><li>Specimens in database (or cited) </li></ul><ul><li>Distributions (maps) </li></ul><ul><li>Illustrations (types, drawings, photos?) </li></ul><ul><li>Molecular data </li></ul><ul><li>Phylogenetics </li></ul><ul><li>Protologues </li></ul>
  14. 39. 1750 1800 1850 1900 1950 2000 5 10 15 20 1.8 18 Known species (millions) L. Kristalka – University of Kansas UNDISCOVERED 
  15. 40. 1750 1800 1850 1900 1950 2000 5 10 15 20 1.8 18 Known species (millions) L. Kristalka – University of Kansas ? Something has to happen here
  16. 43. Thanks to….. Solanum PBI people NHM, Utah, Wisconsin, NYBG SYNTHESYS – European Community FP6 National Science Foundation

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