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Museum Witt München
Title: Museum Witt München
Title abbreviated: MWM
Creator: Witt, Thomas J.
Abstract: Witt Museum, also known in the literature under the abbreviation MWM, has been established in 1980 by Thomas J. WITT to study moths (Heterocera), "Bombyces and Sphinges" as defined in the work of SEITZ. The representative specialized collection of Lepidoptera families, comprising about 2,5 – 3 million specimens from all over the world, form the basis of this privately donated institute. The growing crew of specialists of many nations, including corresponding scientists and colleagues, is now busyly maintaining, evaluating and studying the research material. Results of this activity are constantly published in internationally known journals, book series and separate articles. The continuously supplemented research library contains now more than thousand textbooks along with about 20.000 research related reprints, letters, maps and manuscripts from about 450 journals, which can be readily accessed. [Information of the supplier, modified]
Table of contents: History (Founder, Collection acquisitions, Accessions) / Library / Collections (List of Types, Type Image Data Base) / Projects (Bombyces and Sphinges, Moth of Vietnam, South America, Fauna of Taiwan, Insects of Israel, Papua Insects, The Witt Catalogue - A taxonomic atlas of the Eurasian Noctuoidea) / Foundation
Subject: Museums, collections, exhibits (590.74);
Lepidoptera (595.78)
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Audience: Intermediate; Experts
Language: English; German
Format: website
Resource type: Museums and Collections;
Discipline based websites
Access: free
Metadata update date: 2009-09-04
Metadata provider: SDEI
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