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NMNH Type Specimens of Tortricidae

This list was begun by Brown in 1988 during a one-year Smithsonian Post-doctoral Fellowship, with the encouragement and assistance of the late J. F. Gates Clarke. From 1989 to about 1993 Clarke continued to supply the names of type specimens as they slowly surfaced from the USNM collection or were returned by colleagues. Jack had a strong collection-bias, and we believe he would have been pleased to see the USNM type collection thoroughly organized and catalogued.

We thank the following for helpful comments on the list: William Miller, University of Minnesota, St. Paul; Eric Grissell and David Smith, Systematic Entomology Laboratory, USDA, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC; Richard Brown, Mississippi Entomological Museum, Mississippi State University, Mississippi; Kevin Tuck, The Natural History Museum, London, England.