The Hemiptera collection (EH) of the…

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The Hemiptera collection (EH) of the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (MNHN - Paris)

Description

This dataset is the databased part of the Hemiptera from the entomological collections of the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Paris). Alongside to the Thysanoptera, the Hemiptera collection is organized in 4 large units: Sternorrhyncha, Fulgoromorpha, Cicadomorpha and Heteroptera. The general collection is completed by nominal collections (Bagnall, Bergevin, Cohic, Dlabola, Mamet, Goux, Noualhier, Puton, Ribaut, Sorin…). This set, gathering over 7 million specimens and including 7.000 holotypes, is one of the asset of the Muséum entomological collection. From 30 to 70% of the 100.000 species described can be found in the collection, constituting therefore a major primary taxonomic information resource without equivalent in any other collection. The Palearctic and Afro-tropical regions are especially well represented, as well as Madagascar, the Réunion Island, New Caledonia, French Antilles, and French Guiana. The specimens are stored in dry, alcohol or microscopical preparations.

Language of Metadata

ENGLISH

Language of Data

FRENCH

Originator
MNHN
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MNHN
Metadata author
Simon Chagnoux
Administrative contact
Laurent Albenga
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MNHN

doi:10.15468/k9szav

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MNHN - Museum national d'Histoire naturelle

Publication Date

Mar 22, 2017

Registration Date

Sep 12, 2014

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MNHN - Collections

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