[coleoptera] Raw's private collection note
wshear at EMAIL.HSC.EDU
Thu Sep 26 11:49:30 CDT 2002
> Now, getting on with real life, I maintain my own collection
> of spiders and arachnids. I do NOT work for a museum
> or university. My collection has been made available to
> researchers at the MCZ and the AMNH, to name but
> a few.
> There is type material in my collection.
But no holotypes, right? No problem with describers keeping paratypes in
their private collections, so long as holotypes have been deposited in a
public collection and other paratypes have been dispersed also to public
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