Name:
Coleoptera World (Luomus)
Name (fi):
Maailman kovakuoriaisten kokoelma (Luomus)
Name (sv):
Samling av skalbaggar utanför Palearktiska regionen (Luomus)
Official abbreviation:
EC
Type:
Specimen collection
Description:
A scientifically arranged beetle collection including species from Nearctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical Oriental and Australian regions.
Description (fi):
Tieteellisesti järjestetty kokoelma palearktisen alueen ulkopuolelta kerättyjä kuoriaisia.
Description (sv):
Vetenskapligt arrangerad samling av icke-Palearktiska skalbaggar
Taxonomic coverage:
Coleoptera
Temporal coverage:
1760 to present
Geographic coverage:
World except for Palearctic
License for use:
Creative Commons Attribution
Notes:
Rich in syntypes from the Alaska region. Includes syntypes of species described by Mäklin. Extensive collections of dung-beetles from Madagascar and Borneo. Oldest specimens are probably from the late 1700, but this has not been confirmed.
Size (approx.):
500000
% digitized (approx.):
10
Amount of type specimens (approx.):
2634
Location of data and backups:
KOTKA database
Location of collection:
Zoological Museum, Helsinki, Collection Hall DK203, K2
Person responsible:
Mattila, Jaakko
Contact email:
jaakko.mattila@helsinki.fi
Collection quality:
Professional / professionally curated
Data quality:
5 star
Status of this metadata:
satisfactory - could be improved