Collection contains Tasmanian arthropod vouchers from a wide range of sources, particularly from research projects run by Forestry Tasmania in connection with forest health, quarantine and ecological/biodiversity management issues in Tasmanian forests.

Most specimens in database have been identified by reference to vouchers determined by experts, or by cross-referencing with vouchers in other collections, especially ANIC.

Taxonomic range

Mostly Coleoptera, but also contains substantial but smaller numbers of other insect orders and a few non-insect arthropod taxa.

Kingdoms covered include: Animalia.

Number of specimens in the collection

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Metadata last updated on 2010-09-30 12:34:49.0


79 Melville Street
Tasmania 7000

+61 3 6235 8333


Mr Dick Bashford
Collections Manager
phone: +61 3 6235 8231
phone: +61 3 6233 8292
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Dr Simon Grove
phone: +61 3 6235 8141
phone: +61 3 6235 8292
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Member of Council of Heads of Australian Entomological Collections (CHAEC)

Digitised records available through the Atlas

No database records for this collection can be accessed through the Atlas of Living Australia.

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