MCP-Abelhas - Coleção de Abelhas

PUC - Pontifícia Universidade Católica
PUC-RS - Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul
Museu de Ciências e Tecnologia
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul;
Museu de Ciências e Tecnologia;
Av. Ipiranga 6681 - prédio 40
Porto Alegre - RS - Brazil

The Bee Collection of MCT/PUCRS was started in 1983, with a partnership with the Tübingen University in Germany, to develop scientific research and train of masters and doctors. The Collection has specimens from several Brazilian states, especially Rio Grande do Sul, where there is high biodiversity, cases of endemism and endangered species. It represents the southern limit of several species distribution. The main services offered are access to experts for specimen examination, loan and material exchange with academic and scientific institutions and the permanent record of the vouchers and information.

Online since: 16/07/2007
Last update: 13/11/2023

Number of records

Total: 60,000
Online: 128,448
Georeferenced: 13,180
(by municipality: 48,108)
With images: 0

Conditions for using the data

The data are not to be used for commercial purposes. This collection makes every effort to minimize data entry errors; however, we cannot guarantee that our database is free from types, misidentifications, or inaccurate label data.

How to cite

Coleção de Abelhas do Museu de Ciências e Tecnologia da PUCRS


Director or head of department:
Carlos Alberto Santos de Lucena