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Museo Nacional de Historia Natural “Prof. Eugenio de Jesús Marcano” - Colección de Ortópteros (MNHNSD-ORTH)

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The Orthoptera collection of the Museo Nacional de Historia Natural “Prof. Eugenio de Jesús Marcano” (MNHNSD-ORTH) houses around 1 240 specimens; these specimens belong to 7 families, 24 genera and 25 species, of which 13 are endemics from Hispaniola Island. Of all registers, 41 % is identified at least to species level, and around 650 have been digitized, with Acrididae representing more than 37 %. Most of the records are from Hispaniola, specifically from Dominican Republic, dating from 1974 to present.

 

Contacts: Arturo León
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 159fa9a8-2d6d-43d7-9f4c-85b189c2e5b6
Digital Metadata: EML File
GBIF Dataset page: http://www.gbif.org/dataset/fa481249-433e-4822-96b3-688e43c46bcd
Cite this collection:
Museo Nacional de Historia Natural “Prof. Eugenio de Jesús Marcano” - Colección de Ortópteros. Occurrence dataset (ID: 159fa9a8-2d6d-43d7-9f4c-85b189c2e5b6) https://ecdysis.org/content/dwca/MNHNSD-ORTH_DwC-A.zip accessed via the Ecdysis Portal, ecdysis.org, 2024-06-16).
Collection Statistics
  • 626 specimen records
  • 93 (15%) georeferenced
  • 378 (60%) identified to species
  • 5 families
  • 16 genera
  • 17 species
  • 18 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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