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California Academy of Sciences, Department of Entomology
Title: California Academy of Sciences, Department of Entomology
Creator: California Academy of Sciences <San Francisco, Calif.> / Department of Entomology
Abstract: The department was established in 1862 and is one of the largest entomology collections in North America. It contains about 10,000,000 curated specimens, representing all orders, nearly all families, and approximately 250,000 species (Coleoptera (beetles), Embiidina (web spinners), Diptera (flies), Hymenoptera (ants, bees and wasps), Neuropteroida and Arachnida (spiders)). The Department of Entomology maintains two databases of the arthropod collections. [Information of the supplier, modified]
Table of contents: History / collection and databases / workshops / staff
Subject: Organizations and management (590.6);
Insecta (Insects) (595.7)
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Spatial coverage: North America
Audience: Intermediate; Experts
Language: English
Format: website
Resource type: Academic societies, professional associations, working groups;
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Access: free
Metadata update date: 2012-02-27
Metadata provider: SDEI
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