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  • Bringing LLAMA home: the legalities and logistics of managing the “by-catch” of a large arthropod survey Zack Falin Division of Entomology, KU Biodiversity Institute ~or~
  • ¡Cuidados, hay LLAMA’s (beetles)!
  • Bringing LLAMA home: LLAMA 101
  • Bringing LLAMA home: LLAMA 101 KU Biodiversity Institute protocols KU Division of Entomology protocols
  • Bringing LLAMA home: LLAMA 101 KU Biodiversity Institute protocols KU Division of Entomology protocols LLAMA statistics
  • Bringing LLAMA home: LLAMA 101 KU Biodiversity Institute protocols KU Division of Entomology protocols LLAMA statistics Pithy observations
  • LLAMA 101
  • LLAMA 101 2007 – reconnaissance n/a 2008 – Chiapas, Mexico 3,572 2009 – Guatemala 5,576 2010 – Honduras 4,096 2011 – Nicaragua 2,881 Total collecting events 16,125
  • LLAMA 101 Raw litter (i.e. “dirt bags”) Pre-extracted beetles Subsamples fractioned by taxon
  • LLAMA 101 Extract beetles from samples Separate out representatives to mount Archive duplicate series Retain taxon-specific subset for DNA Prepare & sort pinned specimens Disburse loans to third party collaborators Repatriate determined representatives
  • KU BI Accession Protocols BI administrative accession = legal ownership
  • KU BI Accession Protocols BI administrative accession = legal ownership Divisional “accession” = collection growth data
  • KU Biodiversity Institute – Accession Checklist The following checklist is to be completed and approved before any specimen or object may be accessioned by the Biodiversity Institute. Check boxes ONLY if the required documents are in hand. ‘NA’ signifies ‘Not applicable’. FOR RECEIPT OF SPECIMENS PREVIOUSLY CATALOGED IN ANOTHER INSTITUTION (by donation, exchange, gift, abandonment, or purchase) Yes No NA Transmittal form or letter from appropriate authority at the institution of origin    Signed Deed of Transfer form    Export permit (if from a non-US institution)    Import permit (if from a non-US institution)    Copy of 3-177 form (if from a non-US locale or institution)    CITES permits (if transaction involves CITES-listed specimens)    APHIS certification(s)    Other: ___________________________________________________    FOR RECEIPT OF SPECIMENS NOT PREVIOUSLY CATALOGED IN ANOTHER INSTITUTION (field work, gift, exchange, purchase, donation, bequest, or contract) Yes No NA Original or copy of collecting permit(s)    Original or copy of export permit (if from a non-US locale or institution)    Signed Deed of Transfer form    US Fish and Wildlife Service ESA permit    Copy of 3-177 form (if from a non-US locale or institution)    CITES permit(s) (if transaction involves CITES-listed specimens)    Migratory Bird Treaty Act permit    APHIS certification(s)    Original or copy of field notes for specimens in this accession    Originals or copies of any correspondence relating to this accession    Antarctic Conservation Act permit    Bald Eagle Protection Act permit    Bureau of Land Management permit    Controlled Substances Act    Feather Import Quota    Fur Seal Act    Marine Mammal Protection Act permit    Plant Protection Act    State Collecting permit    US Fish and Wildlife Salvage permit    Other: ______________________________________________________________    I hereby attest that to the best of my knowledge the above information is correct and accurate and that the specimens and/or objects comprising this accession were obtained legally and are suitable for accession. Signature______________________________________ Title:_____________________Date: ______________ Printed name: ________________________________________ This accession is approved by the Biodiversity Institute of the University of Kansas. Signature______________________________________ Title:_____________________Date: ______________ Accession Number: _____________________________________ Description of Accession:  See attached complete description Accession Checklist
  • KU Biodiversity Institute – Accession Checklist The following checklist is to be completed and approved before any specimen or object may be accessioned by the Biodiversity Institute. Check boxes ONLY if the required documents are in hand. ‘NA’ signifies ‘Not applicable’. FOR RECEIPT OF SPECIMENS PREVIOUSLY CATALOGED IN ANOTHER INSTITUTION (by donation, exchange, gift, abandonment, or purchase) Yes No NA Transmittal form or letter from appropriate authority at the institution of origin    Signed Deed of Transfer form    Export permit (if from a non-US institution)    Import permit (if from a non-US institution)    Copy of 3-177 form (if from a non-US locale or institution)    CITES permits (if transaction involves CITES-listed specimens)    APHIS certification(s)    Other: ___________________________________________________    FOR RECEIPT OF SPECIMENS NOT PREVIOUSLY CATALOGED IN ANOTHER INSTITUTION (field work, gift, exchange, purchase, donation, bequest, or contract) Yes No NA Original or copy of collecting permit(s)    Original or copy of export permit (if from a non-US locale or institution)    Signed Deed of Transfer form    US Fish and Wildlife Service ESA permit    Copy of 3-177 form (if from a non-US locale or institution)    CITES permit(s) (if transaction involves CITES-listed specimens)    Migratory Bird Treaty Act permit    APHIS certification(s)    Original or copy of field notes for specimens in this accession    Originals or copies of any correspondence relating to this accession    Antarctic Conservation Act permit    Bald Eagle Protection Act permit    Bureau of Land Management permit    Controlled Substances Act    Feather Import Quota    Fur Seal Act    Marine Mammal Protection Act permit    Plant Protection Act    State Collecting permit    US Fish and Wildlife Salvage permit    Other: ______________________________________________________________    I hereby attest that to the best of my knowledge the above information is correct and accurate and that the specimens and/or objects comprising this accession were obtained legally and are suitable for accession. Signature______________________________________ Title:_____________________Date: ______________ Printed name: ________________________________________ This accession is approved by the Biodiversity Institute of the University of Kansas. Signature______________________________________ Title:_____________________Date: ______________ Accession Number: _____________________________________ Description of Accession:  See attached complete description ---------------------------------------------------- Accession Checklist
  • Version approved 19 September 2011 KU Biodiversity Institute – Accession Checklist The following checklist is to be completed and approved before any specimen or object may be accessioned by the Biodiversity Institute. Check boxes ONLY if the required documents are in hand. ‘NA’ signifies ‘Not applicable’. FOR RECEIPT OF SPECIMENS PREVIOUSLY CATALOGED IN ANOTHER INSTITUTION (by donation, exchange, gift, abandonment, or purchase) Yes No NA Transmittal form or letter from appropriate authority at the institution of origin    Signed Deed of Transfer form    Export permit (if from a non-US institution)    Import permit (if from a non-US institution)    Copy of 3-177 form (if from a non-US locale or institution)    CITES permits (if transaction involves CITES-listed specimens)    APHIS certification(s)    Other: ___________________________________________________    FOR RECEIPT OF SPECIMENS NOT PREVIOUSLY CATALOGED IN ANOTHER INSTITUTION (field work, gift, exchange, purchase, donation, bequest, or contract) Yes No NA Original or copy of collecting permit(s)    Original or copy of export permit (if from a non-US locale or institution)    Signed Deed of Transfer form    US Fish and Wildlife Service ESA permit    Copy of 3-177 form (if from a non-US locale or institution)    CITES permit(s) (if transaction involves CITES-listed specimens)    Migratory Bird Treaty Act permit    APHIS certification(s)    Original or copy of field notes for specimens in this accession    Originals or copies of any correspondence relating to this accession    Antarctic Conservation Act permit    Bald Eagle Protection Act permit    Bureau of Land Management permit    Controlled Substances Act    Feather Import Quota    Fur Seal Act    Marine Mammal Protection Act permit    Plant Protection Act    State Collecting permit    US Fish and Wildlife Salvage permit    Other: ______________________________________________________________   
  • Version approved 19 September 2011 KU Biodiversity Institute – Accession Checklist The following checklist is to be completed and approved before any specimen or object may be accessioned by the Biodiversity Institute. Check boxes ONLY if the required documents are in hand. ‘NA’ signifies ‘Not applicable’. FOR RECEIPT OF SPECIMENS PREVIOUSLY CATALOGED IN ANOTHER INSTITUTION (by donation, exchange, gift, abandonment, or purchase) Yes No NA Transmittal form or letter from appropriate authority at the institution of origin    Signed Deed of Transfer form    Export permit (if from a non-US institution)    Import permit (if from a non-US institution)    Copy of 3-177 form (if from a non-US locale or institution)    CITES permits (if transaction involves CITES-listed specimens)    APHIS certification(s)    Other: ___________________________________________________    FOR RECEIPT OF SPECIMENS NOT PREVIOUSLY CATALOGED IN ANOTHER INSTITUTION (field work, gift, exchange, purchase, donation, bequest, or contract) Yes No NA Original or copy of collecting permit(s)    Original or copy of export permit (if from a non-US locale or institution)    Signed Deed of Transfer form    US Fish and Wildlife Service ESA permit    Copy of 3-177 form (if from a non-US locale or institution)    CITES permit(s) (if transaction involves CITES-listed specimens)    Migratory Bird Treaty Act permit    APHIS certification(s)    Original or copy of field notes for specimens in this accession    Originals or copies of any correspondence relating to this accession    Antarctic Conservation Act permit    Bald Eagle Protection Act permit    Bureau of Land Management permit    Controlled Substances Act    Feather Import Quota    Fur Seal Act    Marine Mammal Protection Act permit    Plant Protection Act    State Collecting permit    US Fish and Wildlife Salvage permit    Other: ______________________________________________________________   
  • Version approved 19 September 2011 KU Biodiversity Institute – Accession Checklist The following checklist is to be completed and approved before any specimen or object may be accessioned by the Biodiversity Institute. Check boxes ONLY if the required documents are in hand. ‘NA’ signifies ‘Not applicable’. FOR RECEIPT OF SPECIMENS PREVIOUSLY CATALOGED IN ANOTHER INSTITUTION (by donation, exchange, gift, abandonment, or purchase) Yes No NA Transmittal form or letter from appropriate authority at the institution of origin    Signed Deed of Transfer form    Export permit (if from a non-US institution)    Import permit (if from a non-US institution)    Copy of 3-177 form (if from a non-US locale or institution)    CITES permits (if transaction involves CITES-listed specimens)    APHIS certification(s)    Other: ___________________________________________________    FOR RECEIPT OF SPECIMENS NOT PREVIOUSLY CATALOGED IN ANOTHER INSTITUTION (field work, gift, exchange, purchase, donation, bequest, or contract) Yes No NA Original or copy of collecting permit(s)    Original or copy of export permit (if from a non-US locale or institution)    Signed Deed of Transfer form    US Fish and Wildlife Service ESA permit    Copy of 3-177 form (if from a non-US locale or institution)    CITES permit(s) (if transaction involves CITES-listed specimens)    Migratory Bird Treaty Act permit    APHIS certification(s)    Original or copy of field notes for specimens in this accession    Originals or copies of any correspondence relating to this accession    Antarctic Conservation Act permit    Bald Eagle Protection Act permit    Bureau of Land Management permit    Controlled Substances Act    Feather Import Quota    Fur Seal Act    Marine Mammal Protection Act permit    Plant Protection Act    State Collecting permit    US Fish and Wildlife Salvage permit    Other: ______________________________________________________________   
  • Version approved 19 September 2011 KU Biodiversity Institute – Accession Checklist The following checklist is to be completed and approved before any specimen or object may be accessioned by the Biodiversity Institute. Check boxes ONLY if the required documents are in hand. ‘NA’ signifies ‘Not applicable’. FOR RECEIPT OF SPECIMENS PREVIOUSLY CATALOGED IN ANOTHER INSTITUTION (by donation, exchange, gift, abandonment, or purchase) Yes No NA Transmittal form or letter from appropriate authority at the institution of origin    Signed Deed of Transfer form    Export permit (if from a non-US institution)    Import permit (if from a non-US institution)    Copy of 3-177 form (if from a non-US locale or institution)    CITES permits (if transaction involves CITES-listed specimens)    APHIS certification(s)    Other: ___________________________________________________    FOR RECEIPT OF SPECIMENS NOT PREVIOUSLY CATALOGED IN ANOTHER INSTITUTION (field work, gift, exchange, purchase, donation, bequest, or contract) Yes No NA Original or copy of collecting permit(s)    Original or copy of export permit (if from a non-US locale or institution)    Signed Deed of Transfer form    US Fish and Wildlife Service ESA permit    Copy of 3-177 form (if from a non-US locale or institution)    CITES permit(s) (if transaction involves CITES-listed specimens)    Migratory Bird Treaty Act permit    APHIS certification(s)    Original or copy of field notes for specimens in this accession    Originals or copies of any correspondence relating to this accession    Antarctic Conservation Act permit    Bald Eagle Protection Act permit    Bureau of Land Management permit    Controlled Substances Act    Feather Import Quota    Fur Seal Act    Marine Mammal Protection Act permit    Plant Protection Act    State Collecting permit    US Fish and Wildlife Salvage permit    Other: ______________________________________________________________   
  • Version approved 19 September 2011 KU Biodiversity Institute – Accession Checklist The following checklist is to be completed and approved before any specimen or object may be accessioned by the Biodiversity Institute. Check boxes ONLY if the required documents are in hand. ‘NA’ signifies ‘Not applicable’. FOR RECEIPT OF SPECIMENS PREVIOUSLY CATALOGED IN ANOTHER INSTITUTION (by donation, exchange, gift, abandonment, or purchase) Yes No NA Transmittal form or letter from appropriate authority at the institution of origin    Signed Deed of Transfer form    Export permit (if from a non-US institution)    Import permit (if from a non-US institution)    Copy of 3-177 form (if from a non-US locale or institution)    CITES permits (if transaction involves CITES-listed specimens)    APHIS certification(s)    Other: ___________________________________________________    FOR RECEIPT OF SPECIMENS NOT PREVIOUSLY CATALOGED IN ANOTHER INSTITUTION (field work, gift, exchange, purchase, donation, bequest, or contract) Yes No NA Original or copy of collecting permit(s)    Original or copy of export permit (if from a non-US locale or institution)    Signed Deed of Transfer form    US Fish and Wildlife Service ESA permit    Copy of 3-177 form (if from a non-US locale or institution)    CITES permit(s) (if transaction involves CITES-listed specimens)    Migratory Bird Treaty Act permit    APHIS certification(s)    Original or copy of field notes for specimens in this accession    Originals or copies of any correspondence relating to this accession    Antarctic Conservation Act permit    Bald Eagle Protection Act permit    Bureau of Land Management permit    Controlled Substances Act    Feather Import Quota    Fur Seal Act    Marine Mammal Protection Act permit    Plant Protection Act    State Collecting permit    US Fish and Wildlife Salvage permit    Other: ______________________________________________________________   
  • Version approved 19 September 2011 KU Biodiversity Institute – Accession Checklist The following checklist is to be completed and approved before any specimen or object may be accessioned by the Biodiversity Institute. Check boxes ONLY if the required documents are in hand. ‘NA’ signifies ‘Not applicable’. FOR RECEIPT OF SPECIMENS PREVIOUSLY CATALOGED IN ANOTHER INSTITUTION (by donation, exchange, gift, abandonment, or purchase) Yes No NA Transmittal form or letter from appropriate authority at the institution of origin    Signed Deed of Transfer form    Export permit (if from a non-US institution)    Import permit (if from a non-US institution)    Copy of 3-177 form (if from a non-US locale or institution)    CITES permits (if transaction involves CITES-listed specimens)    APHIS certification(s)    Other: ___________________________________________________    FOR RECEIPT OF SPECIMENS NOT PREVIOUSLY CATALOGED IN ANOTHER INSTITUTION (field work, gift, exchange, purchase, donation, bequest, or contract) Yes No NA Original or copy of collecting permit(s)    Original or copy of export permit (if from a non-US locale or institution)    Signed Deed of Transfer form    US Fish and Wildlife Service ESA permit    Copy of 3-177 form (if from a non-US locale or institution)    CITES permit(s) (if transaction involves CITES-listed specimens)    Migratory Bird Treaty Act permit    APHIS certification(s)    Original or copy of field notes for specimens in this accession    Originals or copies of any correspondence relating to this accession    Antarctic Conservation Act permit    Bald Eagle Protection Act permit    Bureau of Land Management permit    Controlled Substances Act    Feather Import Quota    Fur Seal Act    Marine Mammal Protection Act permit    Plant Protection Act    State Collecting permit    US Fish and Wildlife Salvage permit    Other: ______________________________________________________________   
  • Deed of Transfer The University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute Deed of Transfer Description of Accession: 2,445 Coleoptera collected by John LeConte in Kansas in 1845 AGREEMENT I hereby acknowledge that I have read the terms of acceptance (below), and that to the best of my knowledge the specimens and/or objects comprising this accession were obtained legally and further, that I have the authority to transfer their ownership to the University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute. Signature of agent/donor: Date: Terms of Acceptance 1. Signing this document legally transfers ownership of all specimens and/or objects listed on the accession form(s) to the Biodiversity Institute of the University of Kansas (institute). By the execution of this Deed of Transfer the donor or agent represents and warrants that he/she has full power and authority to transfer or give the specimens and/or objects to the institute. All donations, exchanges, gifts, purchases, bequests, and receipt of specimens or objects from regular fieldwork are considered outright and unconditional accessions to be used at the institute’s discretion. 2. The donor or agent acknowledges that the institute has not promised, and is in no way obliged, to exhibit or restrict the use of these specimens and/or objects and may deaccession or dispose of these specimens and/or objects, if appropriate. 3. Donations to the institute may be tax deductible. Although the institute is unable to provide appraisals of donations, the staff will provide a list of qualified appraisers upon request. 4. The institute shall have the absolute and unconditional ownership of the specimens and/or objects listed on this Deed of Transfer form. Date Received from: Name Address Telephone
  • Version approved 19 September 2011 KU Biodiversity Institute – Accession Checklist The following checklist is to be completed and approved before any specimen or object may be accessioned by the Biodiversity Institute. Check boxes ONLY if the required documents are in hand. ‘NA’ signifies ‘Not applicable’. FOR RECEIPT OF SPECIMENS PREVIOUSLY CATALOGED IN ANOTHER INSTITUTION (by donation, exchange, gift, abandonment, or purchase) Yes No NA Transmittal form or letter from appropriate authority at the institution of origin    Signed Deed of Transfer form    Export permit (if from a non-US institution)    Import permit (if from a non-US institution)    Copy of 3-177 form (if from a non-US locale or institution)    CITES permits (if transaction involves CITES-listed specimens)    APHIS certification(s)    Other: ___________________________________________________    FOR RECEIPT OF SPECIMENS NOT PREVIOUSLY CATALOGED IN ANOTHER INSTITUTION (field work, gift, exchange, purchase, donation, bequest, or contract) Yes No NA Original or copy of collecting permit(s)    Original or copy of export permit (if from a non-US locale or institution)    Signed Deed of Transfer form    US Fish and Wildlife Service ESA permit    Copy of 3-177 form (if from a non-US locale or institution)    CITES permit(s) (if transaction involves CITES-listed specimens)    Migratory Bird Treaty Act permit    APHIS certification(s)    Original or copy of field notes for specimens in this accession    Originals or copies of any correspondence relating to this accession    Antarctic Conservation Act permit    Bald Eagle Protection Act permit    Bureau of Land Management permit    Controlled Substances Act    Feather Import Quota    Fur Seal Act    Marine Mammal Protection Act permit    Plant Protection Act    State Collecting permit    US Fish and Wildlife Salvage permit    Other: ______________________________________________________________   
  • Version approved 19 September 2011 KU Biodiversity Institute – Accession Checklist The following checklist is to be completed and approved before any specimen or object may be accessioned by the Biodiversity Institute. Check boxes ONLY if the required documents are in hand. ‘NA’ signifies ‘Not applicable’. FOR RECEIPT OF SPECIMENS PREVIOUSLY CATALOGED IN ANOTHER INSTITUTION (by donation, exchange, gift, abandonment, or purchase) Yes No NA Transmittal form or letter from appropriate authority at the institution of origin    Signed Deed of Transfer form    Export permit (if from a non-US institution)    Import permit (if from a non-US institution)    Copy of 3-177 form (if from a non-US locale or institution)    CITES permits (if transaction involves CITES-listed specimens)    APHIS certification(s)    Other: ___________________________________________________    FOR RECEIPT OF SPECIMENS NOT PREVIOUSLY CATALOGED IN ANOTHER INSTITUTION (field work, gift, exchange, purchase, donation, bequest, or contract) Yes No NA Original or copy of collecting permit(s)    Original or copy of export permit (if from a non-US locale or institution)    Signed Deed of Transfer form    US Fish and Wildlife Service ESA permit    Copy of 3-177 form (if from a non-US locale or institution)    CITES permit(s) (if transaction involves CITES-listed specimens)    Migratory Bird Treaty Act permit    APHIS certification(s)    Original or copy of field notes for specimens in this accession    Originals or copies of any correspondence relating to this accession    Antarctic Conservation Act permit    Bald Eagle Protection Act permit    Bureau of Land Management permit    Controlled Substances Act    Feather Import Quota    Fur Seal Act    Marine Mammal Protection Act permit    Plant Protection Act    State Collecting permit    US Fish and Wildlife Salvage permit    Other: ______________________________________________________________   
  • Version approved 19 September 2011 KU Biodiversity Institute – Accession Checklist The following checklist is to be completed and approved before any specimen or object may be accessioned by the Biodiversity Institute. Check boxes ONLY if the required documents are in hand. ‘NA’ signifies ‘Not applicable’. FOR RECEIPT OF SPECIMENS PREVIOUSLY CATALOGED IN ANOTHER INSTITUTION (by donation, exchange, gift, abandonment, or purchase) Yes No NA Transmittal form or letter from appropriate authority at the institution of origin    Signed Deed of Transfer form    Export permit (if from a non-US institution)    Import permit (if from a non-US institution)    Copy of 3-177 form (if from a non-US locale or institution)    CITES permits (if transaction involves CITES-listed specimens)    APHIS certification(s)    Other: ___________________________________________________    FOR RECEIPT OF SPECIMENS NOT PREVIOUSLY CATALOGED IN ANOTHER INSTITUTION (field work, gift, exchange, purchase, donation, bequest, or contract) Yes No NA Original or copy of collecting permit(s)    Original or copy of export permit (if from a non-US locale or institution)    Signed Deed of Transfer form    US Fish and Wildlife Service ESA permit    Copy of 3-177 form (if from a non-US locale or institution)    CITES permit(s) (if transaction involves CITES-listed specimens)    Migratory Bird Treaty Act permit    APHIS certification(s)    Original or copy of field notes for specimens in this accession    Originals or copies of any correspondence relating to this accession    Antarctic Conservation Act permit    Bald Eagle Protection Act permit    Bureau of Land Management permit    Controlled Substances Act    Feather Import Quota    Fur Seal Act    Marine Mammal Protection Act permit    Plant Protection Act    State Collecting permit    US Fish and Wildlife Salvage permit    Other: ______________________________________________________________   
  • Version approved 19 September 2011 I hereby attest that to the best of my knowledge the above information is correct and accurate and that the specimens and/or objects comprising this accession were obtained legally and are suitable for accession. Signature ______________________________________ Title: ____________________ Date: ______________ Printed name: ________________________________________ This accession is approved by the Biodiversity Institute of the University of Kansas. Signature ______________________________________ Title: ____________________ Date: ______________ Accession Number: __2012-EN-097_____________ Description of Accession:  See attached complete description 2,445 Coleoptera collected by John LeConte in Kansas in 1845
  • KU BI Accession Protocols Assemble documentation: permits, “DoT”, 3-177, etc. Submit with accession checklist Cross fingers
  • KU BI Accession Protocols Lengthy production time Incomplete/mixed batches of samples Multiple and varying preparation types
  • KU BI Accession Protocols Lengthy production time Incomplete/mixed batches of samples Multiple and varying preparation types Accession bulk lots counted/differentiated by field numbers or “collecting events”
  • Ent. Division Accession Protocols “Yellow card”
  • Ent. Division Accession Protocols 2012-EN-097
  • Ent. Division Accession Protocols 2012-EN-097
  • Ent. Division Accession Protocols 2012-EN-097
  • Ent. Division Accession Protocols
  • Ent. Division Accession Protocols
  • Ent. Division Accession Protocols
  • Ent. Division Accession Protocols
  • LLAMA statistics
  • LLAMA statistics 2007 – reconnaissance 3,492 35 2008 – Chiapas, Mexico 12,688 219 2009 – Guatemala 14,427 177 2010 – Honduras 4,203 142 2011 – Nicaragua 4,481 106 39,291 679
  • LLAMA statistics DNA grade sub-samples 700+ microvials 19 taxa of “DNA interest” ??? Individual specimens
  • LLAMA statistics 47 loans in 4 years 9,628 specimens loaned (~25% of total) 40+ specialists as determiners 366 unique taxa, species through family 1 specimen return, 40 species in 7 families
  • LLAMA statistics Specify data base for specimen & collecting event counts, determinations Ad hoc Excel spreadsheets for all transactions, sample tracking & DNA grade EtOH inventory
  • Pithy observations
  • Pithy observations Explicit Specimen Retention Agreements, but impossible to enforce?
  • Pithy observations Explicit Specimen Retention Agreements, but impossible to enforce? Clean samples… mostly
  • Pithy observations Explicit Specimen Retention Agreements, but impossible to enforce? Clean samples… mostly Easy (!) to accession despite complexity
  • Pithy observations Explicit Specimen Retention Agreements, but impossible to enforce? Clean samples… mostly Easy (!) to accession despite complexity Everyone wins! But…
  • Pithy observations Explicit Specimen Retention Agreements, but impossible to enforce? Clean samples… mostly Easy (!) to accession despite complexity Everyone wins! But… Know thine sampling regimes
  • The one-l lama, He’s a priest, The two-l llama, He’s a beast. And I will bet A silk pajama There isn’t any Three-l lllama.* -Ogden Nash *the author’s attention has been called to a type of conflagration known as the three-alarmer.
  • The one-l lama, He’s a priest, The two-l llama, He’s a beast. And I will bet A silk pajama There isn’t any Three-l lllama.* -Ogden Nash *the author’s attention has been called to a type of conflagration known as the three-alarmer. Pooh.