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A really old case from Germany (the German Wiki has some more pics, also of
insects):
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__en.wikipedia.org_wiki_Beringer-2527s-5FLying-5FStones&d=DwIFaQ&c=Cu5g146wZdoqVuKpTNsYHeFX_rg6kWhlkLF8Eft-wwo&r=-lUMCZ4RK28H4qvcd3vmEBuyVJHHG0OpDzFenR9wX-A&m=kwjRTtLgUpkEsR7tfUR64CdTGO5Ou_muX_fb8NZGYek&s=Y1D4-HQustlaCSRksT6CdXkA-RADgOoaetrup53KAck&e= 
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__de.wikipedia.org_wiki_W-25C3-25BCrzburger-5FL-25C3-25BCgensteine&d=DwIFaQ&c=Cu5g146wZdoqVuKpTNsYHeFX_rg6kWhlkLF8Eft-wwo&r=-lUMCZ4RK28H4qvcd3vmEBuyVJHHG0OpDzFenR9wX-A&m=kwjRTtLgUpkEsR7tfUR64CdTGO5Ou_muX_fb8NZGYek&s=8RelGUvoC0hqBX3w4r_r2VyU7yA9jZU94lB_fI9SS00&e= 
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__qvcproject.blogspot.com_2013_03_lithographiae-2Dwirceburgensis-2Dducentis.html&d=DwIFaQ&c=Cu5g146wZdoqVuKpTNsYHeFX_rg6kWhlkLF8Eft-wwo&r=-lUMCZ4RK28H4qvcd3vmEBuyVJHHG0OpDzFenR9wX-A&m=kwjRTtLgUpkEsR7tfUR64CdTGO5Ou_muX_fb8NZGYek&s=erOkcMKxeutXVnOKlZaXhLnE8cxkY5KHa-g7jJ_o5oQ&e= 


Cheers
Martin

On Mon, Oct 14, 2019 at 1:29 PM Andy Deans <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Our campus museums consortium is assembling a series of exhibits on "real
> vs. fake objects/histories in a museum setting" including forgeries,
> fabrications, and frauds (but also replicas and reinterpretations).
>
> I am aware of some entomological examples, like this fossil fly:
>
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.newscientist.com_article_mg14018990-2D400-2Dfatal-2Dflaw-2Dfingers-2Dfake-2Dfossil-2Dfly_&d=DwIFaQ&c=Cu5g146wZdoqVuKpTNsYHeFX_rg6kWhlkLF8Eft-wwo&r=-lUMCZ4RK28H4qvcd3vmEBuyVJHHG0OpDzFenR9wX-A&m=kwjRTtLgUpkEsR7tfUR64CdTGO5Ou_muX_fb8NZGYek&s=3J30AikZFpbQgrEq8LvZP141t-TyRrEodQ7g93VBdOE&e= 
> And Protapteron:
>
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__books.google.com_books-3Fid-3DB8vmBQAAQBAJ-26lpg-3DPA193-26ots-3DQLs0BQjgPh-26dq-3DProtapteron-2520indicum-26pg-3DPA193-23v-3Donepage-26q-3DProtapteron-2520indicum-26f-3Dfalse&d=DwIFaQ&c=Cu5g146wZdoqVuKpTNsYHeFX_rg6kWhlkLF8Eft-wwo&r=-lUMCZ4RK28H4qvcd3vmEBuyVJHHG0OpDzFenR9wX-A&m=kwjRTtLgUpkEsR7tfUR64CdTGO5Ou_muX_fb8NZGYek&s=6PIpeSSyjZcCWaC6LeJh8WP7SfCu60SfNMYUXUeFs3E&e= 
>
> And maybe Richard Meinertzhagen's frauds touched on entomology,
> specifically lice?
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__en.wikipedia.org_wiki_Richard-5FMeinertzhagen&d=DwIFaQ&c=Cu5g146wZdoqVuKpTNsYHeFX_rg6kWhlkLF8Eft-wwo&r=-lUMCZ4RK28H4qvcd3vmEBuyVJHHG0OpDzFenR9wX-A&m=kwjRTtLgUpkEsR7tfUR64CdTGO5Ou_muX_fb8NZGYek&s=BUY75UR9w_WqaK6UUUFUl9IbLL2BSKODjFtu2J8PPvs&e= 
>
> Are you aware of any others that would be worth highlighting?
>
> Thankful for any exciting tales,
> Andy Deans
> Frost Entomological Museum
>


-- 
Dr. Martin Hauser
Senior Insect Biosystematist
California Department of Food and Agriculture
Plant Pest Diagnostics Branch
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Sacramento, CA 95832-1448
(916) 738-6677
cell: 217-3902417
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