Guidelines for Authors

Appendix:

Guidelines for Referees

YesNoN/ASee comments

Is the subject matter suitable for publication in The Western Australian Naturalist?

Is the Title appropriate?

Does the Abstract cover the important findings in the paper?

Does the Introduction provide an appropriate background?

Are the Methods appropriate?

Are the Results/Observations clearly presented?

Does the Discussion place the results/observations into context?

Is the statistical analysis appropriate?

Are all the Tables appropriate and necessary?

Are all the Figures appropriate and necessary?

Are the References appropriate and necessary?

Does the nomenclature follow accepted current usage?

Overall assessment:

Accept

Modifications needed

..

Reject

Name (optional) …………………………………………………………………… Date: ……………………

Additional comments: