Collection integrated by extant specimens mainly collected in the Twenty Century from Iberian Peninsula, North of Africa, South America, Philippines and Equatorial Guinea.

The collection ceased acquisitions in 21-09-2007.

Taxonomic range

Kingdoms covered include Animalia.

Includes members from the following taxa:

Geographic range

Filipinas, Guinea Ecuatorial, Mundial, norte de África, Península Ibérica, Sudamérica

Number of in the collection

The estimated number of is 33,799.

Of these 2,980 are databased. This represents 8.8 % of the collection.

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Metadata last updated on 2015-12-15 13:39:59.0


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Digitised records available through the Atlas

The collections has 33,799 records.
The collection has databased 8.8 % of these (2,980 records).

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