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Collection Overview

At last count, the UNHC holds 682,855 specimens.

Collection composition is as follows:

Group
Specimens
Arachnids 44,700
Coleoptera 178,355
Collembola 6,800
Dipera 106,412
Hemiptera 16,899
Homoptera 37,879
Hymenoptera 77,883
Lepidoptera 41,189
Misc. orders 97,342
Neuroptera 1,943
Odonata 3,907
Orthoptera 3,510
Phthiraptera 2,500
Trichoptera 63,536

 

Collection growth from 2000 through 2016 is as follows:

Year
Specimens Added
2000  200      
2002  1,868   
2003  16,174 
2004  9,800   
2005  7,426   
2006  12,008 
2007  5,575   
2008  11,457 
2009  9,301   
2010  6,704   
2011  4,241   
2012  4,167   
2013  562      
2014  9,436   
2015  5,180   
2016  2,200