[Taxacom] holotype for sale

Paul van Rijckevorsel dipteryx at freeler.nl
Wed Sep 12 13:14:42 CDT 2007


From: "Karl Magnacca" <kmagnacca at alumni.wesleyan.edu>
> On 12 Sep 2007 at 8:59, Peter Stevens wrote:
>> There is something funny about this amber - dating may be wrong, or
>> something.  A fairly "modern" grass was described from this amber,
>> and if its dating is correct, it completely changes dates for
>> angiosperm evolution...

***
Curious coincidence: Nature (30 august) ran an cover article about a piece 
of amber, which, if its dating is correct, completely changes dates for 
orchid evolution.

(Some details here http://research.leidenuniv.nl/index.php3?c=362)

Paul






More information about the Taxacom mailing list