The Canadian Museum of Nature's Insect Collection houses more than one million specimens, most being beetles. Scarabaeidae and Curculioniodea are particularly well-represented. Geographic areas of representation include North, Central and South America, Australia, and South Africa.
Kingdoms covered include: Animalia.
Geographic areas of representation include North, Central and South America, Australia, and South Africa.
Number of specimens in the collection
The estimated number of specimens in the Canadian Museum of Nature Insect Collection is 1,363,690.
Of these 19,051 are databased. This represents 1.4 % of the collection.
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Metadata last updated on 2018-08-02 11:23:04.0
Digitised records available through the Atlas
The Canadian Museum of Nature Insect Collection has an estimated 1,363,690 specimens.
The collection has databased 1.4 % of these (19,051 records).
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