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University of Nebraska State Museum (UNSM-UNSMe)

Worldwide insects with emphasis on Great Plains of USA and Neotropics. Approximately 2 million specimens with strengths in Coleoptera, Hymenoptera, Lepidoptera, Orthoptera.

Contacts: MJ Paulsen,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 0fe2bdfe-5fa7-4a4d-97e1-846f665868db
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: University of Nebraska
Cite this collection:
University of Nebraska State Museum. Occurrence dataset (ID: 0fe2bdfe-5fa7-4a4d-97e1-846f665868db) accessed via the Ecdysis Portal,, 2024-07-21).
University of Nebraska State Museum
Division of Entomology
307 Morrill Hall
645 North 14th Street
Lincoln, NE   68588-0338
Collection Statistics
  • 11,409 specimen records
  • 3,514 (31%) georeferenced
  • 10 (0.09%) with images (15 total images)
  • 9,531 (84%) identified to species
  • 21 families
  • 57 genera
  • 352 species
  • 357 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
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