Valuing scientific specimens

Vr. Richard Bejsak-Colloredo-Mansfeld ricardo at ANS.COM.AU
Sat Jul 28 19:31:18 CDT 2001


Dear colleagues
Is there any Guide for valuating insects specimens, especially beetles?
How do you value paratypes and holotypes?
How do you value rare beetle from very common beetle?
What do you add to pined and properly set up specimens?
How is valued insects specimens to museums?

I have old catalogue published by Edmund Reitter, but there is not so much
in recent times and I would like to create new section on my website
www.coleoptera.org only for valuating specimens for museums and taxation
purposes..

Thank you very much for your kind help

Keep care and be of good cheer.

Regards

(name) Vratislav Richard Eugene Maria John Baptist
(surname) of Bejsak (Bayshark)-Colloredo-Mansfeld

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