Yale Peabody Museum - Entomology Division (YPM)

The systematic collections of the Yale Peabody Museum’s Division of Entomology comprise over 1,000,000 curated specimens. Division holdings include important collections of Lepidoptera, arachnids, Orthoptera, Coleoptera, water beetles and midges, and specialty collections on evolutionary themes. Recent acquisitions also include historically important collections from other institutions. The Division also maintains a general entomological library of periodicals, books and reprints that includes coverage of arachnology donated from the Alexander Petrunkevitch Library.

Head, Computer Systems Office: Larry Gall, lawrence.gall@yale.edu
Original Data Source: https://ipt.peabody.yale.edu/ipt/
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 5 October 2023
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Yale Peabody Museum
170 Whitney Avenue
New Haven
New Haven, CT   06511
United States
Collection Statistics
  • 21,802 specimen records
  • 21,627 (99%) georeferenced
  • 20,564 (94%) identified to species
  • 6 families
  • 82 genera
  • 446 species
  • 446 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics