The Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro Insect Collection (UAQE) is located in the state of Querétaro in the center of Mexico. It was initiated in 1998 and contains over 90,000 insect specimens, mostly mounted on pins with a small collection in alcohol. Principal taxonomic groups represented majority of identified specimens are from Curculionidae, Chrysomelidae, aquatic beetles, Pentatomidae, bees, aquatic Hemiptera, Formicidae, and Orthoptera. The biogeographic areas covered is mostly from the Altiplano Central and the Sierra Madre Oriental but the collection contains other regions of Mexico, with small numbers of specimens from the United States and other countries. There are 21 type specimens housed in the collection.
Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro Entomology Collection. Occurrence dataset (ID: 2857733c-176e-48ea-a938-24bc8f7c262c) accessed via the Ecdysis Portal, ecdysis.org, 2024-02-29).