ZUEC-LEP - Coleção de Lepidoptera do Museu de Zoologia da UNICAMP

UNICAMP - Universidade Estadual de Campinas
Museu de Zoologia ''Adão José Cardoso'', Instituto de Biologia
Campinas - SP - Brazil

The Lepidoptera collection of the Zoology Museum of the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP) presently includes about 20.000 mounted individuals prepared and identified, with another 200.000 collected specimens, still awaiting identification before final preparation and conclusion. These come from many parts of South America including almost all Brazilian states and many other Neotropical sites, with emphasis on the state of São Paulo (BIOTA-FAPESP project results). The majority of recently acquired material has been organized into the scientific collection with most specimens separated by families, genera and species, assisted by V.O. Becker and numerous group members

Online since: 27/05/2008
Last update: 25/04/2023

Number of records

Total: 20,000
Online: 12,227
Georeferenced: 8,830
(by municipality: 2,572)
With images: 0

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Diretor ou chefe de dept.:
Antonia Cecilia Zacagnini Amaral
André Victor Lucci Freitas
Artur Nishibe Furegatti