Hi Andy,Have you heard of the Rhinogradentia, a group of fictional mammals? There are even some mock taxidermy objects around (one of which in the museum I was working at: Museum Wiesbaden in Germany). Check out the wiki pageCheers,RebeccaOn Mon, 14 Oct 2019 at 22:28, 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 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,
Frost Entomological Museum
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