The Laboratory of Entomology (Dept. Biology, Section Zoology, Univ. Autónoma de Madrid) consists of seven persons involved in different projects related to faunistics, biology and ecology of butterflies (Papilinoidea and Hesperioidea, Lepidoptera [4 researchers]), weevils (Coleoptera, Curculionoidea [1 person]), and springtails (Collembola [2 persons]).

Each of the 'subteams' manages a small comparative collection; these are not formally organized, inventoried, or interlinked.

Each of the collections is managed by the users, there is not a person in charge or a centralised database.

Taxonomic range

Kingdoms covered include Animalia.

Includes members from the following taxa:
Lepidoptera, Coleoptera, Collembola..

Geographic range

Península Ibérica

Number of in the collection

The estimated number of is 225,000.

Of these 15,647 are databased. This represents 7.0 % of the collection.

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contains these significant collections:

Metadata last updated on 2015-11-25 13:14:53.0


Universidad Autónoma de Madrid


José Carlos Simón Benito

Pilar Gurrea Sanz

Digitised records available through the Atlas

The collections has 225,000 records.
The collection has databased 7.0 % of these (15,647 records).

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