The Insect Division houses a world-class collection with over 4.5 million specimens from all over the globe. An emphasis on specific taxonomic groups has produced outstanding collections of the Acari, Orthoptera, and Odonata, and to a lesser extent, the Homoptera, Coleoptera and Lepidoptera.
Fluid-preserved Invertebrate Imaging Workshop Opportunity
iDigBio, the National Science Foundation’s national HUB for Advancing Digitization of Biological Collections (ADBC), in collaboration with the University of Michigan's Museum of Zoology, is pleased to announce the fifth in a series of preparation-specific workshops focusing on biological collections digitization.(more)
The Natural History of the Ants of Michigan's E.S. George Reserve
In 1951 Mary Talbot began a 26 year research project to study and document the populations of ants in the Edwin S, George Reserve. This is the culmination of that effort.