UFBA-Aracnideos - Coleção Aracnológica do Museu de História Natural da Bahia-UFBA

UFBA - Universidade Federal da Bahia
Instituto de Biologia
Av. Barão de Geremoabo, n, 147, Campus
Universitário de Ondina
Salvador - BA - Brazil
40170-210


The Scientific Collection of Arachnids of the
Museum of Natural History of the Federal
University of Bahia (MHNBA) had its first record
in October 1982, from the collection of a
specimen of scorpion (Bothriurus asper), at
Raso da Catarina Ecological Station,
Jeremoabo, Bahia. Since then, the collection
has had a significant increase in the number of
listed animals, currently having more than 7000
specimens (4261 spiders and 3436 scorpions
and 216 from smaller groups). Among the
spiders, 54 families, 120 genera and 110 species
were registered; among scorpions, 3 families,
11 genera and 87 species. The specimens
deposited came from captures carried out by
teams involved in scientific research projects
and/or donated by the local community. Their
respective data are contained in the collection's
registration book, fully computerized in Excel
spreadsheets. Although it is formed mostly by
specimens from the State itself, the collection
also has animals from other locations in Brazil,
most from the Northeast Region. In the case of
other countries, there are specimens of
scorpions belonging to 4 different species in
Uruguay. In addition, the paratypes used in the
description of Tityus aba, and Phoneutria
bahiensis, both endemic to Bahia, are also part
of the collection.

Online since: 24/10/2016
Last update: 11/04/2024

Number of records

Total: 7,983
Online: 8,134
Georeferenced: 6,673
(by municipality: 1,278)
With images: 0

Conditions for using the data

It is forbidden to sell the date and it is
necessary to cite the source of collection if
using.

How to cite

Coleção de Aracnideos do Museu de História Natural, Universidade Federal da Bahia.

Subcollections

  • UFBA-ACA - Coleção Aracnológica (ordem Acariformes) do Museu de História Natural da Universidade Federal da Bahia
  • UFBA-AMB - Coleção Aracnológica (ordem Amblypygi) do Museu de História Natural da Universidade Federal da Bahia
  • UFBA-ARA - Coleção Aracnológica (ordem Araneae) do Museu de História Natural da Bahia, Universidade Federal da Bahia
  • UFBA-ESC - Coleção Aracnológica (ordem Scorpiones) do Museu de História Natural, Universidade Federal da Bahia
  • UFBA-OPI - Coleção Aracnológica (ordem Opiliones) do Museu de História Natural da Universidade Federal da Bahia
  • UFBA-PAR - Coleção Aracnológica (ordem Parasitiformes) do Museu de História Natural da Universidade Federal da Bahia
  • UFBA-PSE - Coleção Aracnológica (ordem Pseudoscorpiones) do Museu de História Natural da Universidade Federal da Bahia
  • UFBA-SOL - Coleção Aracnológica (ordem Solifugae) do Museu de História Natural da Universidade Federal da Bahia
  • UFBA-URO - Coleção Aracnológica (ordem Uropygi) do Museu de História Natural da Universidade Federal da Bahia

Contacts

Director or head of department:
Francisco Kelmo Oliveira dos Santos
kelmo@ufba.br
Curator:
Tania Kobler Brazil
taniabn@ufba.br
taniabn@ufba.br
Trainee:
Julia Andrade de Sá
jubs.andrade.2014@gmail.com
Trainee:
Maria Luiza Romão
luizaromao28@gmail.com