Description

One of the oldest and historically most significant insect collections in Australia, containing specimens dating from 1756.

Large holdings of non-Australian material and over 9000 type specimens housed.

The collection was established in 1887 and continues to the present.

Taxonomic range

All orders represented, in particular large collections of Coleoptera, Hymenoptera and Lepidoptera.

Kingdoms covered include: Animalia.

Number of specimens in the collection

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Metadata last updated on 2011-06-09 16:51:38.0

Digitised records available through the Atlas

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

No records are available for viewing in the ALA.

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