bugs & plants

Barry M. OConnor bmoc at UMICH.EDU
Mon Apr 1 14:34:24 CST 1996

At 12:58 PM 4/1/96, robert fogel wrote:
>I have collected voucher beetles from truffles (I am a mycologist) and
>have even published on them.  The problem is finding a captive
>entomologist to identify the beetles, or even worse, mycetophilid flies.
>On Mon, 1 Apr 1996, Robin Leech wrote:
>> I have never seen a botanist collect a voucher bug or spider specimen.
>> Wonder why?
>> Robin Leech

And I have collected mites from Bob Fogel's truffle beetles (truffles
vouchered in UM Herbarium, beetles vouchered in insect division of the
Museum of Zoology) - so let's all collaborate and preserve the maximum
amount of information from every collection we make! - Barry OConnor

Barry M. OConnor                phone: (313) 763-4354
Museum of Zoology               FAX: (313) 763-4080
University of Michigan          e-mail: bmoc at umich.edu
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1079  USA

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