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Denver Museum of Nature & Science - Entomology

Specimen Records: 102,474
Media Records: 523
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2018-11-06

Worldwide in scope though with a focus on the American West, the Entomology collection at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science comprises over 1,000,000 specimens and specimen lots. It contains over 950,000 specimens, with Coleoptera (750,000+ specimens) and Lepidoptera (130,000+ specimens) as primary foci. The holdings include at least 18 primary types and 150 paratypes, and dates of collection span from 1878 to the present. The dung beetle collection is the largest in the United States, and our scarab holdings are particularly strong in African as well as regional material. The Colorado Scarab Survey and the Colorado Microlepidoptera Survey, both long-term projects initiated and conducted by DMNS, are steadily growing our regional holdings and our knowledge of the Colorado fauna. The collection is housed in the Avenir Collections Center - an onsite state-of-the-art museum collections facility.

Contacts

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EmailNeil.Cobb@nau.edu
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EmailNeil.Cobb@nau.edu
Name Dr. Frank Krell
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Emailfrank.krell@dmns.org
Name Neil
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Name Dr. Frank Krell
RoleCollection Manager
Emailfrank.krell@dmns.org
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This table shows any data corrections that were performed on this recordset to improve the capabilities of iDigBio Search. The first column represents the correction performed. The last two columns represent the number and percentage of records that were corrected. A complete list of the data quality flags and their descriptions can be found here. Clicking on a data flag name will take you to a search for all records with this flag in this recordset.
FlagRecords With This Flag(%) Percent With This Flag
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96.028
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51.648
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8.226
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7.9
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7.823
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5.192
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2.1
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0.002
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dwc_phylum_added  i2
0.002
dwc_specificepithet_added  i2
0.002
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i1
0.001
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