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Invertebrate Zoology Department

Research Collections

Holdings

Taxon Name General Collection
(#Lots)
Primary Types
(#Lots = #Names)
Paratypes
(#Lots)
Arachnida      
*Acari
15,000 788 230
*Araneae 500,000 3,664 *
Amblypygi 179 1 *
*Opiliones 3000 198 *
Palpigradi 1 0 0
Pseudoscorpiones 493 160 42
Ricinulei 28 1 1
Scizomida 68 6 5
Scorpionida 2167 15 33
Solifugae 269 16 27
Uropygi 40 0 0
*Chilopoda 6,000 500 430
*Diplopoda 11,000 857 750
Symphyla 30 2 2
Pauropoda 5 0 0
*Onychophora 250 11 7
Pycnogonida 216 24 2
*Crustacea 215,000 975 507
*Cnidaria 150,000 1,358 142
*Polychaeta 35,000 329 77
*Porifera 2,500 362 4
Ctenophora 115 4 6
Echiura 133 23 5
Sipuncula 705 19 2
*Nematomorpha 58 5 2
*Platyhelminthes 374 25 6
Priapulida 16 0 0
*Nemertea 150 1 1
*Protozoa 200 0 152
*= Groups which are partially catalogued; numbers are approximate.