museums and biodiversity

Robin Panza panzar at CLPGH.ORG
Fri Nov 14 16:25:15 CST 1997

>1.)  maintenance of type collections and publishing current type catalogues
>2.)  maintenance of VOUCHER SPECIMENS for ecological studies, faunal
>surveys, physiology experiments, etc. This is especially important at a time
>when "biologists" are not being trained on how to identify their study
>animals and plants.

3.  temporal series of species from an area, e.g., what _was_ there?
4.  identification of material in lieu of vouchers, and maintenance of
comparative material for identification

Robin K Panza                   panzar at
Section of Birds, Carnegie MNH
Pittsburgh  PA  15213  USA

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