of any organism must be undertaken responsibly.
should be killed as humanely as possible.
specimens necessary for the purpose should be collected.
required for identification only should be released.
rare or localized specimens should be collected with great restraint.
single locality should not be sampled year after year.
collecting practises are discouraged.
specimens must be offered to other researchers for their collections,
disturbance should be minimal. Pitfall traps and excavated burrows
must be filled in.
from landowner must be obtained when collecting on private land.
Permits must be obtained from the local provincial authorities where
should not be collected for the manufacture of ornaments or
specimens must be preserved and the relevant collection details
data should be made available to science.
specimen that is collected for ecological, taxonomical and physiological
purposes must be labelled wit the following information: