U of Iowa and the botanical museum

Curtis Clark jcclark at CSUPOMONA.EDU
Mon Apr 12 20:53:10 CDT 2004

At 13:39 2004-04-12, Robin Leech wrote:
>I am surprised that so few have made comments on this issue - something that
>as curators and users of specimens will affect all of us.  I wonder what a
>molecular holotype looks like, eh?

In many groups, every holotype is a molecular holotype, because DNA can
still be retrieved. Perhaps the point should be made that U of I is giving
up a massive DNA repository. :-)

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