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New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Entomology Collection
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Southwestern United States
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]|
A focus in spiders, beetles, and butterflies. With an overall representation of every Order.
|Order||Lepidoptera, Araneae, Coleoptera|
|Living Time Period||1980 - present|
|Collection Name||New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science (NMMNHS) Insect specimens|
|Parent Collection Identifier||NMMNH|
|Specimen preservation methods||Pinned, Alcohol, Mounted|
Arctos Data Ownership and Use: http://arctosdb.org/home/data/
|Purpose||The entomology collection preserves and interprets the distinctive natural and scientific heritage of invertebrate life in New Mexico and is held for research, exhibits and programs designed to ignite a passion for lifelong learning.|