Description

The Laval University Entomological Collection houses approximately 300,000 specimens. It also houses the Léon Provencher Collection, which contains insects that are among the first specimens collected in the province of Quebec.

The collection was established in 1900-01-01 and continues to the present.

Taxonomic range

Kingdoms covered include: Animalia.

Geographic range

Currently contains specimen from Quebec, Canada, but not necessarily restricted to this area.

The western most extent of the collection is: -80.684000°

The eastern most extent of the collection is: -56.688900°

The northern most extent of the collection is: 62.714000°

The southern most extent of the collection is: 45.027000°

Number of specimens in the collection

The estimated number of specimens in the Collection entomologique de l'Université Laval is 300,000.

Of these 5,471 are databased. This represents 1.8 % of the collection.

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Metadata last updated on 2019-02-18 20:48:04.0

Digitised records available through the Atlas

The Collection entomologique de l'Université Laval has an estimated 300,000 specimens.
The collection has databased 1.8 % of these (5,471 records).

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