Ghent University - Zoology Museum - Insect collection
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The Ghent University Zoological museum holds a scientific collection of vertebrate and invertebrate specimens and a collection of anatomic preparates. The museum dates from 1817 and the original idea was to curate a didactic collection for educational purposes. Ghent University Zoology Museum curates a insect collection of over 17000 specimen. The most important collections in this dataset are: Collection De Riemaecker; Collection Felix Plateau; Collection Hostie.
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|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]|
|Start Date / End Date||1859-01-01 / 2003-01-01|