Acarology Department

Loan Policy

The acceptance of material on loan implies that the following conditions have been accepted:

  1. Loan material must be handled with the utmost care and must be securely packed for return by insured or registered mail.
  2. National Museum specimens described as holotypes must be returned.
  3. All labels and numbers given to specimens/objects must be retained and under no circumstances should any of these be discarded or altered. Where applicable the catalogue numbers of specimens/objects must be given in descriptions.
  4. The National Museum should be credited in any publication when referring to this material.