[Taxacom] Thousands of holotype burn

Vinicius Ferreira vinicius.sfb at gmail.com
Sun Sep 2 23:30:12 CDT 2018


Just saw in the news that at least the collection of types of the
malacology collection were saved.

https://noticias.uol.com.br/ultimas-noticias/agencia-estado/2018/09/02/predio-do-museu-nacional-nao-corre-risco-de-desabar-segundo-os-bombeiros.htm

This is a really sad day for all of us!

On Sun, Sep 2, 2018 at 21:34 Ivie, Michael <mivie at montana.edu> wrote:

> 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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