[Taxacom] Thousands of holotype burn

Eduardo Dalcin edalcin at jbrj.gov.br
Wed Sep 5 05:12:13 CDT 2018


A letter from the director & curator of R Herbarium:

https://www.iaptglobal.org/single-post/2018/09/05/From-the-director-curator-of-R

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Em ter, 4 de set de 2018 às 12:23, Christopher Davis <cdavis15 at asu.edu>
escreveu:

> Dear All,
>
> Just forwarding this from another list:
>
> Have you ever been to The National Museum of Brazil? Did you take any
> photos of any of the specimens held there? If so, the Museu Nacional staff
> are asking for your help. Please email any photos you can to
> isabeladfrreitas at gmail.com. With any luck some photos will have legible
> labels which may help recover at least some data. This is truly a
> heartbreaking day for palaeontology, and science in general, but hopefully
> as a community we can come together and salvage something from the sadness.
>
> ~
> Best wishes,
>
> Christopher Davis
> PhD candidate, Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge
>
> On Mon, Sep 3, 2018 at 4:34 AM, 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
> >
> >
> > https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-45392668?
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