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The Museu Nacional held one of the world's largest lace bug collections, but the fire likely destroyed it and the rest of the museum's five million arthropod specimens<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__twitter.com_boringsuchus_status_1036523716707082240&d=DwIF-g&c=Cu5g146wZdoqVuKpTNsYHeFX_rg6kWhlkLF8Eft-wwo&r=Fm2zQpMJKwbB5pcU7qln2Ov9tG4VMjxlJEq2hjTxDEQ&m=6nLc_gbFs5rkJ6fMavQ1sz1-Z4aa9xNQfAU8RJIqHas&s=ab4a5Zzb5pTWm8DLyjfomyR7OoHhDnKFLPiTS9ryNCE&e=>. “Those type specimens can't be replaced, and they are crucial to understand the species,” he says by text message. “If I was willing to keep working on this family in this region of the globe, this was definitely a big hit.”