designating a photo as holotype?

Geoff Read gread at ACTRIX.GEN.NZ
Sat Nov 8 12:33:06 CST 1997

> ... I had a single specimen that represented an
> undescribed genus and species (from Mindanao in the mid-50's, so I'm not
> banking on more turning up)

I'm not an insect taxonomist and I'm curious as to why Doug Yanega needs
to erect this genus, given the circumstances of one inadequate specimen.
Doug, convince me - what is particularly important about this one? Why not
hold off until other species referable to it are available from (is it)
the second largest island in the Philippines ?

   Geoff Read <gread at>

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