Description

Insects of agricultural and horticultural importance in Western Australia, plus comparative reference material.

Primary types held in general body of collection.

The collection was established in 1894 and continues to the present.

Taxonomic range

All orders of Insecta and Acarina.

Kingdoms covered include: Animalia.

Number of specimens in the collection

The estimated number of specimens in the DAFWA - Invertebrate Reference Collection is 400,000.

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

Metadata last updated on 2010-09-29 14:53:23.0

Location

3 Baron-Hay Court
South Perth
Western Australia 6151
Australia

enquiries@agric.wa.gov.au

+61 8 9474 2405

Contact

Dr Andras Szito
Curator, Insect Reference Collection
phone: +61-8 9368-3223
email this contact

Membership

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

Digitised records available through the Atlas

The DAFWA - Invertebrate Reference Collection has an estimated 400,000 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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