Ghent University - Zoology Museum - Insect collection

The Ghent University Zoological museum holds a scientific collection of vertebrate and invertebrate specimens and a collection of anatomic preparates. The museum dates from 1817 and the original idea was to curate a didactic collection for educational purposes. Ghent University Zoology Museum curates a insect collection of over 17000 specimen. The most important collections in this dataset are: Collection De Riemaecker; Collection Felix Plateau; Collection Hostie.

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Source http://www.gbif.org/dataset/ce416850-8934-11dc-9962-b8a03c50a862
Last Updated May 16, 2018, 12:11 (Europe/Brussels)
Created May 16, 2018, 12:11 (Europe/Brussels)
Dataset type OCCURRENCE
Source DarwinCore Archive http://ipt.biodiversity.be/archive.do?r=ugent-insects
GBIF UUID ce416850-8934-11dc-9962-b8a03c50a862
Administrative contact Dominick Verschelde - Museum Curator
Metadata author Dimitri Brosens - dimitri.brosens@inbo.be - 0497354796