A Repository Supporting Research and Education
The museum serves as a repository for specimens representing the local arthropod fauna, as well as sites worldwide. These reference collections are necessary for the identification of species in support of research and for the teaching and training of new students of Entomology.
Online Insect Databases and Holdings
ERM Maintains several databases available to the public.
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over 4 million
primary type specimens
year of the oldest specimen
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A place for the curious to help them track down and get information about common insects they may encounter here in California and elsewhere.