Entomology at ZMUC, Natural History …

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Entomology at ZMUC, Natural History Musem of Denmark

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The entomological collections of the Natural History Museum of Denmark include more than 3.5 million pinned insects plus a similar number of alcohol-preserved specimens and range among the largest in Europe. Only a minor fraction of these specimens have been databased, and the present data set includes those that are georeferenced. The number of identified species in the collections totals about 100,000, i.e., about 10% of the world total of described species. The collections contain about 10,500 primary types.

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Thomas Pape Pape
Associate Professor, Curator
Natural History Museum of Denmark Universitetsparken 15, Copenhagen OE DK, DK-2100 DK-2100 Copenhagen OE Denmark
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Thomas Pape
Associate Professor, Curator
Natural History Museum of Denmark Universitetsparken 15 DK-2100 Copenhagen OE Denmark
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Thomas Pape
Associate Professor, Curator
Natural History Museum of Denmark Universitetsparken 15 DK-2100 Copenhagen OE Denmark

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