Raw's private collection note
E.J.Gouda at BIO.UU.NL
Mon Sep 30 17:19:46 CDT 2002
At Monday 30-9-2002, you wrote:
>Define 'available'. To whom and under what conditions.
To (or through) other scientific institutions and their (guest)
researchers. Conditions can be dictated by the institution that gives the
type material on loan.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Eric Gouda" <E.J.Gouda at BIO.UU.NL>
>To: <TAXACOM at USOBI.ORG>
>Sent: Monday, September 30, 2002 5:04 AM
>Subject: Re: Raw's private collection note
> > Type material must be available to the scientific community in one way or
> > an other. There are rules for publication of new taxa, why aren't there
> > rules for depositing type specimen in public/scientific institutions
> > (evolved in exchanging/loan of material between institutions)?
> > One of the important rules of science is that it must be reproducible (is
> > this the right word?), how can it be that way if the type material is not
> > available???
> > Regards,
> > Eric
> > At Saturday 28-9-2002, you wrote:
> > >Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2002 06:51:51 +1000
> > >From: "Vr. Richard Bejsak-Colloredo-Mansfeld" <ricardo at ANS.COM.AU>
> > >Subject: Re: Raw's private collection note
> > >
> > >Dear Colleagues,
> > >I have feeling that main problem is that holotypes in private collection,
> > >where are often treasured and cherished are unreachable and often
> > >impossible to borrow from fellow scientist.
> > >I would like to pinpoint that they are safe maybe now, but what will
> > >after owner pass off?
> > >I know myself how has been destroy even by owner who get one day upset
> > >grand problem and redeposit his all collection including type material to
> > >river.
> > >
> > >Keep care and be of good cheer
> > >
> > >Regards
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