Snow Entomological Museum Collection

Occurrence dataset published by University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute

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Snow Entomological Museum Collection

Description

SEMC (Snow Entomological Museum Collection) comprises nearly 5 million pinned insect specimens. Our strengths are Apoidea, Neotropical Coleoptera (especially Staphylinidae, Hydrophiloidea, and Chrysomoloidea), Mecoptera, and fossil insects. We have digitized approximately 800,000 individual specimens (mostly Apoidea and Staphylinidae, Orthoptera, and various other smaller families).

Temporal coverages

Living time period: 1890-2011

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Administrative contact
Zack Falin
Collection Manager
University of Kansas - Biodiversity Institute 1501 Crestline Dr., Suite 140 66045 Lawrence Kansas United States 785-865-3034
Metadata author
Jennifer Thomas
Assistant Collection Manager
KU Biodiversity Institute 1501 Crestline Dr. suite 140 66045 Lawrence Kansas United States 785-864-2234
Originator
Jennifer Thomas
Assistant Collection Manager
KU Biodiversity Institute 1501 Crestline Dr. suite 140 66045 Lawrence Kansas United States 785-864-2234

Published by

University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute

Publication Date

Jun 10, 2014

Registration Date

Nov 7, 2011

Served by

KU Biodiversity Institute IPT

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Our collection has excellent representation in Kansas and North America (generally), as well as Central and South America (Apoidea, Coleoptera). We have good representation for the Palearctic region a… more

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Our collection has excellent representation in Kansas and North America (generally), as well as Central and South America (Apoidea, Coleoptera). We have good representation for the Palearctic region as well as Southern Africa and Australia (Apoidea).

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Associated parties

Programmer
Laura Russell
VertNet Programmer
KU Biodiversity Institute
Principal investigator
Andrew Short
Curator
KU Biodiversity Institute +01 785 864 2323
Principal investigator
Caroline Chaboo
Curator
KU Biodiversity Institute +01 785 864 5173