Documenting serious issues in a bee paper on “No Mow May”

I read a lot of papers in scientific journals and I often come across papers that likely have some bad identifications, and I occasionally point them out on twitter or email the authors. However, in this case I came across a paper that had such serious issues that I took the step of alerting the journal. My goal here is to document the issues fully and to explain why I took that step. I also want to shed some light on my experience reporting it to the journal…

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Zach Portman

Zach Portman

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I am scientist who studies bees. My research covers the identification, biology, evolution, and conservation of native bees.