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University of Indianapolis Spider Collection (UI-UISC)

A collection of spiders from Eastern North America. All varieties of families are present, but the greatest representation exists for the Linyphiidae. Approximately 10,000 specimens.

Contacts: Marc Milne,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 746d951b-94f8-4475-83b4-c48a99a6763c
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: University of Indianapolis
Cite this collection:
University of Indianapolis Spider Collection. Occurrence dataset (ID: 746d951b-94f8-4475-83b4-c48a99a6763c) accessed via the Ecdysis Portal,, 2024-07-21).
Department of Biology
Shaheen College of Arts and Sciences
University of Indianapolis
1400 East Hanna Ave.
Indianapolis, IN   46227
Collection Statistics
  • 7,382 specimen records
  • 2,862 (39%) georeferenced
  • 6,992 (95%) identified to species
  • 44 families
  • 243 genera
  • 521 species
  • 522 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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