A really old case from Germany (the German Wiki has some more pics, also of


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:
> And Protapteron:
> And maybe Richard Meinertzhagen's frauds touched on entomology,
> specifically lice?
> Are you aware of any others that would be worth highlighting?
> Thankful for any exciting tales,
> Andy Deans
> Frost Entomological Museum

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