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Insect Color Specimen Database (ICDB-ICDB)

This database serves as the specimen-level data for specimens included in the Insect Color Database (ICDB), located at ICDB is a database for color-specific datasets, including reflectance spectra, image color analyses, transmission electron microscopy data, etc. The catalog numbers for both this specimen database and any associated color data on ICDB are shared.
Contacts: Nathan P. Lord,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 400b10d3-443d-4107-8cc2-1a56257842e2
Digital Metadata: EML File
Cite this collection:
Insect Color Specimen Database. Occurrence dataset (ID: 400b10d3-443d-4107-8cc2-1a56257842e2) accessed via the Ecdysis Portal,, 2024-04-24).
Collection Statistics
  • 56 specimen records
  • 27 (48%) georeferenced
  • 7 (13%) with images (19 total images)
  • 38 (68%) identified to species
  • 2 families
  • 6 genera
  • 26 species
  • 26 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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