Nematomorphs & Lepidoptera -Reply

Barry M. OConnor bmoc at UMICH.EDU
Tue Jun 10 09:20:30 CDT 1997

>Date: Tue, 10 Jun 1997 09:20:16 -0400
>To:Duane Hope <HOPE.DUANE at NMNH.SI.EDU>, bmoc at UMICH.EDU
>From:bmoc at (Barry M. OConnor)
>Subject:Re: Nematomorphs & Lepidoptera -Reply
>At 8:29 AM 6/10/97, Duane Hope wrote:
>>Thanks for your note, Barry.  I am the only nematologist at the National
>>Museum of Natural History, and my specialty are the free-living marine
>>nematodes.   Until quite recently mermithids from the marine environment
>>was a rarity, but a colleague and I now have a manuscript in press
>>describing a new genus and species of a nematode that belongs to the
>>Mermithidae.  Nonetheless, I myself am not really interested in getting
>>involved in research on terrestrial mermmithids, but I would welcome
>>them as an addition to our collections perhaps to be used by someone
>>else in the future.  If that is agreeable with you, please send them to me
>>along with the collection information.   By the way, it is best that they be
>>fixed and preseved in about 5% formalin rather than using ETOH as a

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

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