This is a review of the preprint entitled " Challenging the Raunkiaeran shortfall and the consequences of using imputed databases
", by Lucas Jardim, Luis Mauricio Bini, José Alexandre Felizola Diniz-Filho and Fabricio Villalobos. The preprint was originally posted on bioRxiv on October 18, 2016 (https://doi.org/10.1101/081778
). Our journal club reviewed this preprint in the meeting of June 6, 2018.