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Pests Pest taxonomy/IDs Insects Institutions to ident. Pacific insects, USP Samoa

Insect ID

August 2001. The University of the South Pacific, Samoa, asked about institutions where insects could be sent for identification.

The following was supplied by members:

1. The collection of Pacific Insects made over the past 50+ years is held in trust at LandCare, Auckland. Landcare offers an identification service; contact:

Trevor K. Crosby
Landcare Research
Private Bag 92170
Auckland
New Zealand
email: [email protected]

2. The Australian National Insect Collection has some capacity for the identification of terrestrial arthropods in the region. They have expertise in specific taxa and should be contacted before sending specimens. The Identification and Advise Service is co-ordinated by Kimberi Pullen ([email protected]ento.csiro.au). More details can be obtained from http://www.ento.csiro.au/research/natres/id.html

3. J. L. Gressitt Center for Research in Entomology, Bishop Museum, Hawaii: http://www.bishopmuseum.org/research/natsci/ento/ento.html

Bishop Museum
1525 Bernice Street
Honolulu, HI 96817
Ph: 847.3511
Fax: 841.8968

4. Natural History Museum, Entomology Department

Entomology Department
Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road
London
SW7 5BD
UK
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7942 5000