Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station Arthropod Collection (CAES-CAES)

Broad collection across all taxa, focused on Connecticut, from 1900 – 1950, followed more recently by intensive collections in particular taxa based on the interests of specific research programs, including: Apoidea, Buprestidae, and Cerambycidae. The collection holding is estimated at 160,000 specimens.

Contacts: Gale Ridge,
Contacts: Tracy Zarrillo,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 13 September 2023
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
Collection Statistics
  • 18,841 specimen records
  • 18,818 (100%) georeferenced
  • 18,543 (98%) identified to species
  • 6 families
  • 39 genera
  • 306 species
  • 312 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics