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Re: What do we do now?



In a message dated 95-11-10 00:21:44 EST, s172579@student.uq.edu.au (Colin
McHenry) writes:

>So the question is; presuming that the specimen never makes it to a museum
>collection, is any work which includes it in a description of species X
>admissable for a thesis and/or a publication?  Has anybody had experience of
>this sort of thing?  Are there any rules?
>
>Feedback would be appreciated...
>
>

The type specimen of the Australian theropod _Kakuru kujani_ is just such an
item--an opalized right tibia that was described scientifically then
auctioned off privately. Its whereabouts are presently unknown.