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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTennessee
County/ParishBlount
LocalityAbrams Creek Campground, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Latitude35.6103
Longitude-83.9327
Institution CodeInhs
Collection CodeInsect Collection
Catalog NumberInsect Collection 4648
Date Collected2001-06-10

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The insect collection at the Survey now houses over 7,000,000 curated specimens. The growth and wide-ranging scope of this collection can be credited to the diverse interests of the systematists who have spent all or part of their career at the Survey. Scientists such as Stephen A. Forbes, the first Director of the State Laboratory and Chief of the Natural History Survey; Theodore Frison, who succeeded Forbes; and H. H. Ross, who directed the intense systematics studies of the faunistic section for 40 years, placed considerable emphasis on enlarging the insect collection. These insects document the changing landscape and environmental conditions of the world. The INHS insect collection is one of the largest in North America. The most recent size estimate was done in 1992. The heavy concentration of specimens from the last third of the 1800s also makes this one of North America's oldest insect and related arthropod collections. The INHS Insect Collection includes more than 13,000 primary types (syntypes inclusive). Because of size, historical holdings, and wide breadth of coverage in certain groups, the collection is an important national and worldwide resource.

Contacts

Name Dmitry Dmitriev
RoleInsect Systematist
Emailarboridia@gmail.com
Name Dmitry Dmitriev
RoleInsect Systematist
Emailarboridia@gmail.com
Name Dmitry Dmitriev
RoleInsect Systematist
Emailarboridia@gmail.com
Name Christopher Grinter
RoleInsect Collection Manager
Emailcgrinter@illinois.edu
Name Christopher Dietrich
RoleInsect Systematist
Emailchdietri@illinois.edu
Name R. Edward DeWalt
RoleAquatic Entomologist
Emaildewalt@illinois.edu
Name Dmitry Dmitriev
RoleInsect Systematist
Emailarboridia@gmail.com
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameNyctiophylax affinis (Banks 1897)
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderTrichoptera
FamilyPolycentropodidae
GenusNyctiophylax
Specific Epithetaffinis
Scientific Name AuthorsBanks
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByR.E. DeWalt
Date Identified2002
Catalog NumberInsect Collection 4648
PreparationsVial
Individual Count12
Sex12 males
Institution CodeINHS
Collection CodeInsect Collection
Occurrence IDhttp://biocoll.inhs.illinois.edu/Insect%20Collection/Insect%20Collection%204648
Dataset NameIllinois Natural History Survey
Basis of RecordPreserved Specimen
Collection Event
Date Collected2001-6-10
Sampling ProtocolBlacklight
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceTennessee
CountyBlount
Continentnorth america
Water BodyAbrams Creek
LocalityAbrams Creek Campground, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
HabitatStream margin
Decimal Latitude35.6103
Decimal Longitude-83.9327
Verbatim Elevation360 m
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters10
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-2-3
dwc:taxonID11181
dwc:institutionID75
dwc:datasetID225
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