HU-Zoo - Museum of Comparative Zoology

HU - Harvard University
MCZ - Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University
Cambridge - MA - United States


The Museum of Comparative Zoology was founded in 1859 on the concept that collections are an integral and fundamental component of zoological research and teaching. This more than 150-year-old commitment remains a strong and proud tradition for the MCZ. The present-day MCZ contains over 21-million specimens in ten research collections which comprise one of the world's richest and most varied resources for studying the diversity of life. The museum serves as the primary repository for zoological specimens collected by past and present Harvard faculty-curators, staff and associates conducting research around the world. As a premier university museum and research institution, the specimens and their related data are available to researchers of the scientific and museum community. The dataset integrated to the speciesLink network, refers to data of specimens collected in South America.

Online since: 28/11/2016
Last update: 16/09/2021

Number of records

Total: 163,850
Online: 163,850
Georeferenced: 0
With images: 0

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How to cite

Museum of Comparative Zoology, HU-Zoo

Contacts

Curador:
Brendan Haley
bhaley@oeb.harvard.edu