California Academy of Sciences Entomology (CAS-ENT)

Through active fieldwork, laboratory research, and management our 10 million specimens, we advance knowledge about Earth's insects and arachnids — taxonomic groups vital to healthy ecosystems. These digitized occurrence records are here for you! Enjoy!
Contact: Chris Grinter (cgrinter@calacademy.org)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 3 May 2017
Usage Rights: CC0 1.0 (Public-domain)
Rights Holder: California Academy of Sciences
Address:
California Academy of Sciences
Entomology Museum
55 Music Concourse Dr
San Francisco, California   94118
United States of America
(415) 379-8000
Collection Statistics:
  • 242,632 specimen records
  • 55,914 (23%) georeferenced
  • 6 (0%) with images
  • 164,497 (68%) identified to species
  • 746 families
  • 2,979 genera
  • 9,392 species
  • 9,455 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
The National Science Foundation
This project made possible by National Science Foundation Award EF 1207371
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