Addressing caveats

The following deficiencies of the current website and data content will be addressed as soon as possible:
Current bugs (already corrected for next Platform software release)

  • Output of misapplied names and pro parte synonyms is disabled

Checklist data portal:

  • Aggregation and correct sequence of type citations
  • Aggregation of references cited in a single bibliography
  • No output of empty specimen and bibliography lists
  • Search on specimens
  • Search on standard geographic areas
  • Distribution maps (based on standard geographic areas)


  • Standardised geographic areas
  • Atomisation of type specimen records
  • Separation of original type citation and discussions referring to typification
  • Complete citation of lectotipifications
  • Complete list of references cited