Yale Peabody Museum - Entomology (YPM-ENT)

The systematic collections of the Yale Peabody Museum’s Division of Entomology comprise over 1,000,000 curated specimens. Division holdings include important collections of Lepidoptera, arachnids, Orthoptera, Coleoptera, water beetles and midges, and specialty collections on evolutionary themes. Recent acquisitions also include historically important collections from other institutions. The Division also maintains a general entomological library of periodicals, books and reprints that includes coverage of arachnology donated from the Alexander Petrunkevitch Library.

Head, Computer Systems Office: Larry Gall, lawrence.gall@yale.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 13 November 2023
IPT / DwC-A Source:
YPMENT-DwC-import-2023
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: Yale University Peabody Museum
Cite this collection:
Yale Peabody Museum - Entomology. Occurrence dataset (ID: a3505966-4e48-4f2e-9156-b1e130ca45f8) accessed via the New Brunswick Museum Collections Portal, /portal, 2024-07-20).
Collection Statistics
  • 486 specimen records
  • 486 (100%) georeferenced
  • 7 (1%) with images (14 total images)
  • 381 (78%) identified to species
  • 25 families
  • 62 genera
  • 80 species
  • 80 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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