Description

This collection, administered by NSW Department of Primary Industries, includes Australian forest and forest product insects, including a range of exotic forest insects of quarantine significance.

Insects of forestry and timber significance, both pests and their associated predators and parasitoids. Primary geographic focus is New South Wales.

The collection was established in 1890 and continues to the present.

Taxonomic range

Kingdoms covered include: Animalia.

Number of specimens in the collection

The estimated number of specimens in the Forestry Commission of NSW Insect Collection is 50,000.

Click the Records & Statistics tab to access those database records that are available through the atlas.

Metadata last updated on 2010-10-21 12:26:02.0

Location

121-131 Oratava Avenue
West Pennant Hills
New South Wales 2125
Australia

Contact

Dr Deborah Kent
Collection Manager
phone: +61-2-9872-0133
phone: +61-2-9871-6941
email this contact

Membership

Member of Council of Heads of Australian Entomological Collections (CHAEC)

Digitised records available through the Atlas

The Forestry Commission of NSW Insect Collection has an estimated 50,000 specimens.

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

No records are available for viewing in the Atlas.

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