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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryKenya
State/ProvinceKakamega District
LocalityYala River Forest Reserve
Latitude0.2
Longitude34.88
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeSemc
Catalog Number678375
Collected BySnelling, Roy
Date Collected2002-02-28

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SEMC (Snow Entomological Museum Collection) comprises nearly 5 million pinned insect specimens. Our strengths are Apoidea, Neotropical Coleoptera (especially Staphylinidae, Hydrophiloidea, and Chrysomoloidea), Mecoptera, and fossil insects. We have digitized approximately 800,000 individual specimens (mostly Apoidea and Staphylinidae, Orthoptera, and various other smaller families).

Contacts

Name Jennifer Thomas
RoleAssistant Collection Manager
Emailjct@ku.edu
Name Jennifer Thomas
RoleAssistant Collection Manager
Emailjct@ku.edu
Name Michael Engel
RoleCurator in Charge
Emailmsengel@ku.edu
Name Caroline Chaboo
RoleCurator
Emailcschaboo@ku.edu
Name Andrew Short
RoleCurator
Emailaezshort@ku.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@ku.edu
Name Zack Falin
RoleCollection Manager
Emailksem@ku.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameOctavius
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderColeoptera
FamilyStaphylinidae
GenusOctavius
Specimen
Identified Byunknown
Catalog Number678375
PreparationsPinned - 1
Life Stageadult
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeSEMC
Occurrence ID374f02d3-1ed6-11e3-bfac-90b11c41863e
Dataset NameSnow Entomological Museum Collection
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected BySnelling, Roy
Date Collected2002-02-28
Year2002
Month2
Day28
Locality
CountryKenya
State / ProvinceKakamega District
Higher GeographyKenya, Kakamega District
ContinentAfrotropical
LocalityYala River Forest Reserve
Decimal Latitude0.20
Decimal Longitude34.88
Maximum Elevation in Meters1450
Minimum Elevation in Meters1450
Other
Modified2010-10-19 10:48:57.0
ID374f02d3-1ed6-11e3-bfac-90b11c41863e
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dcterms:accessRightshttp://biodiversity.ku.edu/research/university-kansas-biodiversity-institute-data-publication-and-use-norms
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en_US
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/iakn-125z
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