North Carolina State University Insect Collection (NCSU-ENT)

Housed in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology and the College of Agriculture and Life Science, the NCSU Insect Museum is a research collection dedicated to the acquisition and preservation of resources in systematic entomology useful to the NCSU Department of Entomology, the citizens of North Carolina, and the broader systematics community. The collection houses approximately 1.8 million specimens.

Contacts: Bob Blinn,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 10 June 2024
Digital Metadata: EML File
North Carolina State University Insect Museum Insects
Department of Entomology
NC State University, Box 7613
Raleigh, NC   27695
Collection Statistics
  • 19,723 specimen records
  • 14,294 (72%) georeferenced
  • 18,547 (94%) identified to species
  • 6 families
  • 61 genera
  • 532 species
  • 535 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics