Lyman Entomological Museum (LEMQ)

Occurrence dataset published by McGill University

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Summary

Full Title

Lyman Entomological Museum (LEMQ)

Description

Insect and arachnid specimens deposited in the Lyman Entomological Museum, McGill University.

Temporal coverages

Formation period: 1860-present

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Administrative contact
Terry Wheeler
Associate Professor
McGill University
Natural Resource Sciences, Macdonald Campus H9X 3V9 Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue QC Canada 514-398-7937
Metadata author
Terry Wheeler
Associate Professor
McGill University
Natural Resource Sciences, Macdonald Campus H9X 3V9 Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue QC Canada 514-398-7937
Originator
Amélie Grégoire Taillefer
Databasing coordinator
McGill University
Natural Resource Sciences, Macdonald Campus H9X 3V9 Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue Quebec Canada

Published by

McGill University

Publication Date

Sep 13, 2013

Registration Date

Jan 18, 2013

Hosted by

Université de Montréal Biodiversity Centre

Served by

Canadensys repository

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Alternative Identifiers

External Data

Metadata Documents

Taxonomic Coverage

This dataset includes specimens in the collection of all Diptera (240,000+), all Canadian Neuroptera (2,700+), Canadian Coleoptera(2,600+) from the families Buprestidae and Dermestidae and Canadian Hymenoptera(2,900+) from the families Eumenidae and Vespidae.

CLASS
Insecta (insects)
ORDER
Diptera, Neuroptera, Coleoptera, Hymenoptera, Araneae (Spiders)

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Description

Worldwide terrestrial coverage. 70% of Diptera specimens were collected from Canada.

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Geographic Coverage

Worldwide terrestrial coverage. 70% of Diptera specimens were collected from Canada.

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Publisher
McGill University
Natural Resource Sciences, Macdonald Campus H9X 3V9 Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue QC Canada

Methodology

Study extent

Digitization of the Diptera, Coleoptera, Hymenoptera, Neuroptera and Araneae from the Lyman Entomological Collection (LEMQ).

Sampling description

Create new record in collection database using Biota 2 and populate fields with the information on all attached specimens and determination labels.

Quality control

Label and identification data were entered using control vocabularies and species names were checked for spelling and synonyms. All fields have been filled in a standardized way.

Method Steps

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Collection name

Lyman Entomological Museum

Collection Identifier

LEMQ

Parent Collection Identifier

LEMQ

Specimen Preservation method

Pinned

Curational Units

  • 253,000 ± 200 specimens