TAMU ENTO 322 - Collection Types (2 pages)

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Texas A&M University
Ento 322 - Insects In Human Society

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ENTO 322 1st Edition Lecture 7 Outline of Last Lecture I Magic Trick Demonstration II Orders of the Day Outline of Current Lecture I II III IV V Collection Types Museum Insect Collections Internationally Shipped Specimens Other Information Insect Museum at Texas A M University Current Lecture I II Collection Types A Amateur collections 1 For school girl boy girl scouts or for fun B Professional collections 1 These collections are curated at a much higher level 2 Have to follow certain preservation procedures Alcohol vs pinning 3 Coleoptera Lepidoptera are the most collected Museum Insect Collections A Reference collection 1 Library of information 2 Labels are crucial because in many cases the habitats where the specimen was originally collected is no longer available or the specimen is now an Endangered Species Location Country state county city Date a Day number b Month Roman Numeral c Year complete d Example 23 V 2013 Collectors full name These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute III IV V B Voucher specimens many students doing research place voucher specimens into museums so that when their research or papers are being reviewed you can go see the exact specimen they worked with Internationally Shipped Specimens A Type specimens 1 Para type insects that were collected in the same time frame and in the same place 2 Holo type exact insects both male and female that were in the hands of the scientists that wrote the description for this new species B All borrowed specimens should be preserved and returned Other Information A Museums are a library of information B Museums can have a strange odor C Some collections can be permanent Insect Museum at Texas A M University A The Texas A M Insect Museum is one of the largest in the United States B The collections are available to amateur and professional entomologists C Mr Ed Riley is in charge of monitoring the

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