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RepFocus reflects the state of knowledge as of 31st December, 2018. Information published in 2019 and subsequently will be added continuously to the Recent updates page (link above). The main text, however, will not be updated until the 2nd edition of RepFocus is published.

Your comments to the checklist (omissions, errors, etc.) are welcomed if they are provided with reliable references. If possible, please attach a pdf file of the relevant reference to an email. If you are a researcher, I would be grateful if you would include RepFocus on your mailing list and send pdf files of your publications as soon as they become available. In return, information which is relevant to this website, will be included more rapidly, of course with reference made to your publication.

Below you will see news postings regarding the website. Every time additions are made to the Recent updates page, I will post a message to keep you informed. The postings are listed in reverse chronological order, i.e. with the most recent posting above older ones.

Kind regards,
Rune Midtgaard



August 12th, 2019

The first Recent updates have now been uploaded (link in menu above). The taxonomical update includes most of the more than 100 new or revalidated species published during the first seven months of 2019. If it continues at this pace for the rest of the year, we may end up with a record number of species to be added in a single year when 2019 runs out. The literature update includes almost 1,000 new references. A few corrections to the 1st edition of RepFocus are also listed.



June 24th, 2019

It is now possible to purchase the e-book RepFocus by using PayPal, which reduces the fees considerably for transferring payment. You will find the email address you need to use under Contact (menu above).



June 5th, 2019

Today the 1st edition of the e-book RepFocus was published and is now available for purchase. The limited internet edition of the same work was launched simultaneously and is now accessible to all internet users. I hope you will enjoy the website and that the large amount of information gathered here will be of benefit to you.