Paris Types??

Fri May 8 12:05:13 CDT 1998

Barry O'Connor wrote:

        The large number of exotic types in European museums has posed
difficulties for many investigators for a very long time.  This is one of
the reasons some countries (e.g. Australia, Brazil) now require by law that
type specimens collected within their borders be deposited in an
institution within country.  Unfortunately, the "European Museum Tour" is
an expensive fact of life for most systematists!

     What about initiating a project to provide on-line photographs of

          - Sylvia Hope

        Sylvia Hope                           *
        Dept. of Ornithology and Mammalogy    *
        California Academy of Sciences        *
        Golden Gate Park                      *
        San Francisco, CA, USA 94118          *
        email:  sylvia.hope at    *
        phone:  (415) 750-7176                *
        fax:    (415) 750-7137                *

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