Biological Museum, Lund University - Search the Entomological Collections

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Note: Use more than three letters in your search.

Or click here to access the list of taxa by order.

How to efficiently use the search pages:

Species: easiest found by using parts of genus and species = Nymph poly for Nymphalis polychloros
Family: use the full name = Nymphalidae
Species from specific country: search for family/genus, and in the result click the country

Links to photos published on the museum Flickr-page.
Note that all photos are free to use and publish in any non-commercial context (CC BY-NC 2.0),
as long as they are not altered, and you write that they are credited to Biological Museum, Lund University (MZLU).

  Images of type specimen      Photo of non-type specimen

  Image of collection drawer (see Collection notes below).

For Swedish material the provinces are listed, as are the states of USA, Canada and a few other countries.

Collection notes:
A list of the separate collections containing the species, with the number of specimens in brackets.
Curculionidae Main (41) = 41 specimens in Curculionidae main collection (containing the Nordic material)
Curculionidae Pal.98 (1) = 1 specimen in Curculionidae Palaearctic collection, box 98
Zetterstedt Dipt. Scan.1 (2) = 2 specimens in the historical collection from J.W. Zetterstedt, Diptera Scandinaviae, drawer 1