Funed-Esc - Coleção de Escorpiões

FUNED - Fundação Ezequiel Dias
Unidade de Coleções Científicas e Popularização da Ciência
Rua Conde Pereira Carneiro, 80, Gameleira.
Belo Horizonte - MG - Brazil

Collection of Scorpions of the Ezequiel Dias Foundation was idealize in 2009 and established during execution of project Biota - Minas in 2011, initially counting with 52 specimens under governmental trust. The collection aims to contribute to the knowledge of the biodiversity of the Brazil, especially in State of Minas Gerais and to become a collection of reference in scorpions. The present collection consists mainly of medically important specimens collected or obtained through grants in the metropolitan region of Belo Horizonte. After the death, the animals are fixed in 70% alcohol, identified and incorporated into the collection.

Online since: 24/05/2012
Last update: 18/05/2021

Number of records

Total: 235
Online: 155
Georeferenced: 46
(by municipality: 94)
With images: 0

Conditions for using the data

Available in 'Data Access Politics and Information of FUNED Biological Collections', Item 5.5 of <a target='_blank' href=''>FUNED Biological Collections Manual of Organization.</a>

How to cite

Coleção de Aranhas da Fundação Ezequiel Dias – Funed-Esc


Luana Silveira da Rocha Nowicki Varela