[Taxacom] Thousands of holotype burn

Ivie, Michael mivie at montana.edu
Sun Sep 2 22:34:28 CDT 2018


This might well be the largest loss of primary types ever in a single event, if the reported total loss proves true.  Thousands of types in the Cerambycidae alone.
Our hearts go out to our Brazilian colleagues.  Horrible event, please no negative comments while this tragedy is so fresh.

Mike


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