[Taxacom] bioinformatics on collecting in South East Asia

John Grehan jgrehan at sciencebuff.org
Wed Jan 19 08:21:28 CST 2011


I just tried the genus name but did not turn anything up.

John Grehan

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From: Fabian Haas [mailto:fhaas at icipe.org] 
Sent: Wednesday, January 19, 2011 8:54 AM
To: John Grehan
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Subject: Re: [Taxacom] bioinformatics on collecting in South East Asia

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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