[Taxacom] bioinformatics on collecting in South East Asia

Fabian Haas fhaas at icipe.org
Wed Jan 19 07:53:55 CST 2011


Hi John,

hmm, checking GBIF for that genus might help, hopefully returns some 
location data and data providers. Then scholar.google should retrun some 
of the publications...

That how I would approach the issue.

best Fabian

On 19.01.11 16:38, John Grehan wrote:
> I would be most grateful if anyone could tell me how I might find out
> about any collecting of Lepidoptera that has occurred in the vicinity of
> the Celebes-Timor-NW New Guinea triangle. I am interested in one
> particular genus of moths, and while no doubt there are specimens
> scattered here or there in various museums, finding out would seem a
> laborious task. I have had the impression over the years that some
> institutions have made extensive collecting surveys in this region, but
> I have no idea who or whether this included Lepidoptera. Any clues on
> this would be most welcome. Ideally there would be a database of such
> collecting, but I presume that is something that does not exist at
> present.
>
>
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> John Grehan
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