Occurrence

Entomology Division, Yale Peabody Museum

Latest version published by Yale University Peabody Museum on 21 February 2024 Yale University Peabody Museum
The systematic collections of the Yale Peabody Museum’s Division of Entomology comprise over 1,000,000 curated specimens. Division holdings include important collections of Lepidoptera, arachnids, Orthoptera, Coleoptera, water beetles and midges, and specialty collections on evolutionary themes. Recent acquisitions also include historically important collections from other institutions. The Division also maintains a general entomological library of periodicals, books and reprints that includes coverage of arachnology donated from the Alexander Petrunkevitch Library.
Publication date:
21 February 2024
License:
CC0 1.0

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 401,293 records.

1 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

  • Occurrence (core)
    401293
  • Multimedia 
    40144

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GBIF Registration

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Keywords

Occurrence; Occurrence

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Larry Gall
Head, Computer Systems Office
Yale Peabody Museum
170 Whitney Avenue
06511 New Haven
CT
US
203-432-9892
http://www.peabody.yale.edu

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Larry Gall
Division of Entomology
Yale Peabody Museum
170 Whitney Avenue
06511 New Haven
CT
US
203-432-9892
http://www.peabody.yale.edu

Who filled in the metadata:

Larry Gall
Head, Computer Systems Office
Yale Peabody Museum
170 Whitney Avenue
06511 New Haven
CT
US
203-432-9892
http://www.peabody.yale.edu

Who else was associated with the resource:

User
Larry Gall
Head, Computer Systems Office
Yale Peabody Museum
170 Whitney Avenue
06511 New Haven
CT
US
203-432-9892
http://www.peabody.yale.edu

Geographic Coverage

worldwide

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

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