Fiocruz-CCULI - Coleção de Culicidae

Fiocruz - Fundação Oswaldo Cruz
Laboratório de Mosquitos Transmissores de Hematozoários
Instituto Oswaldo Cruz - IOC;
Avenida Brasil 4365 - Manguinhos, Pavilhão Carlos Chagas - sala 414
Rio de Janeiro - RJ - Brazil

The Collection of the Culicidae houses just over 5.400 specimens, bringing copies mainly of the Neotropics, including type material of species described by the laboratory staff and material testimony of the projects (biodiversity, taxonomy, ecology of mosquitoes). The collection this collection is used as support for the service reference laboratory, solving problems of identification of specimens, while still maintaining a permanent consultation service, storage, identification, loan, and transfer specimens to taxonomists of other institutions. Delivering a paper yet educational-learning, some specimens are kept for donation to institutions such as schools, universities and museums, for special events.

Online since: 01/03/2012
Last update: 05/09/2023

Number of records

Total: 5,427
Online: 5,491
Georeferenced: 614
(by municipality: 3,765)
With images: 0

Conditions for using the data

Available in the 'Policy for the Access of Data and Information on the Biological Collections', attached to the Organization Guide for the Biological Collections of Fiocruz, which can be obtained on the <a target='_blank' href=''> Biological Collections </a> web page from Fiocruz Portal.

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Director or head of department:
José Paulo Gagliardi Leite
Teresa Fernandes Silva do Nascimento
Substitute curator:
Monique Albuquerque Motta
Alexandre Xavier
Maycon Sebastião A.S.Neves
Stephani da Silva Santos