[Taxacom] ubiquist??

Stephen Thorpe stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz
Tue Oct 2 19:48:55 CDT 2012


PS: Oh and pselaphines ...



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From: Stephen Thorpe <stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz>
To: "mivie at montana.edu" <mivie at montana.edu> 
Cc: "taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu" <taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu> 
Sent: Wednesday, 3 October 2012 1:44 PM
Subject: Re: [Taxacom] ubiquist??


>From ms I have seen that are approaching completion, 2013 will be a banner year for NZ, so there is always hope<


So maybe 3 new spp. in 2013, you reckon??

Yeah, 2013 should bring at least 6 new scarabaeines (including 1 new genus), a few new gymnochiline trogossitids, some new carabids, and possibly some new zopherids (?), hydrophilids, proteinine staphylinids (hopefully), etc...


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From: Michael A. Ivie <mivie at montana.edu>
To: Stephen Thorpe <stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz> 
Cc: "mivie at montana.edu" <mivie at montana.edu>; Michael Schmitt <michael.schmitt at uni-greifswald.de>; "taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu" <taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu> 
Sent: Wednesday, 3 October 2012 1:31 PM
Subject: Re: [Taxacom] ubiquist??

I said I was amused, not disgusted!  Therefore, the discussion is keeping
me amused, and suitably distracted from productive stuff. I am just amazed
that it does for so long.

From ms I have seen that are approaching completion, 2013 will be a banner
year for NZ, so there is always hope.

> So, what would you like to talk about, Mike??
>  
> PS: If current trends continue, it will take a lot longer than 1000 years
> to name all of earth's biodiversity! For example, there must be about 1000
> known undescribed N.Z. beetle species in collections, of which 2 new
> species have so far been described in 2012! But perhaps you don't wanna
> talk about that ...
>
>
> ________________________________
> From: Michael A. Ivie <mivie at montana.edu>
> To: Michael Schmitt <michael.schmitt at uni-greifswald.de>
> Cc: taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
> Sent: Wednesday, 3 October 2012 5:56 AM
> Subject: Re: [Taxacom] ubiquist??
>
> Amused and amazed at the length of this thread. No wonder it will take us
> another 1000 years to name all of earth's biodiversity :-)
>
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