Ghent University - Zoology Museum -…

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Ghent University - Zoology Museum - Insect collection

Description

The Ghent University Zoological museum holds a scientific collection of vertebrate and invertebrate specimens and a collection of anatomic preparates. The museum dates from 1817 and the original idea was to curate a didactic collection for educational purposes. Ghent University Zoology Museum curates a insect collection of over 17000 specimen. The most important collections in this dataset are: Collection De Riemaecker; Collection Felix Plateau; Collection Hostie.

Temporal coverages

Date range: 01-Jan-1859 - 01-Jan-2003

Language of Metadata

ENGLISH

Language of Data

ENGLISH

Originator
Dominick Verschelde
Museum Curator
Ugent Ghent Belgium
Metadata author
Dimitri Brosens
INBO/ Belgian Biodiversity Platform Kliniekstraat 1070 Brussels Belgium 0497354796
Administrative contact
Dominick Verschelde
Museum Curator
Ugent Ghent Belgium

doi:10.15468/6fcelj

Published by

Ghent University

Publication Date

22-Feb-2017

Registration Date

04-May-2010

Hosted by

Belgium Biodiversity Platform

Served by

Belgian BIF IPT

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Processor
Dimitri Brosens
Belgian Biodiversity Platform Kliniekstraat 1070 Brussels Belgium

Taxonomic Coverage

Insecta

CLASS
Insecta