10. Specimens and Curation

  1. E. O. Wiley and
  2. Bruce S. Lieberman

Published Online: 25 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118017883.ch10

Phylogenetics: Theory and Practice of Phylogenetic Systematics, Second Edition

Phylogenetics: Theory and Practice of Phylogenetic Systematics, Second Edition

How to Cite

Wiley, E. O. and Lieberman, B. S. (2011) Specimens and Curation, in Phylogenetics: Theory and Practice of Phylogenetic Systematics, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118017883.ch10

Author Information

  1. Lawrence, Kansas, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 20 MAY 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470905968

Online ISBN: 9781118017883

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Keywords:

  • specimens and curation - specimens and series of specimens, backbone of systematic study;
  • systematic collections, series or lots of specimens - documented, preserving scientific value, and housed in museums or universities;
  • curation, series of activities - initial receipt of specimens to continuing processes, specimens properly maintained

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Specimens, Vouchers, and Samples

  • Collecting and Collection Information

  • The Systematics Collection

  • The Importance of Museum Collections

  • Integrating Biodiversity and Ecological Data

  • Chapter Summary