[Taxacom] De-extinction & Rhachistia aldabrae

Geoffrey Read gread at actrix.gen.nz
Mon Oct 20 20:27:39 CDT 2014


Another claim of restoration to life, this one not IUCN-assessed.

Micraspis flavovittata (Crotch, 1874)

http://www.smh.com.au/technology/sci-tech/extinct-ladybird-back-from-the-dead-20141014-115u4j.html

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> On Thu, 16/10/14, Geoff Read <gread at actrix.gen.nz> wrote:
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>  Subject: [Taxacom] De-extinction & Rhachistia aldabrae
>  To: taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
>  Received: Thursday, 16 October, 2014, 1:34 PM
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>  A cautionary tale if your study
>  critters are a little on the small side.
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>  http://rsbl.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/10/10/20140771
>  http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/41223/title/Snail-Revival-Raises-Peer-Review-Debate/
>






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