Australian National Insect Collection

The Australian National Insect Collection is the world's largest collection of Australian insects and related groups. The Australian National Insect Collection (ANIC) is the pre-eminent collection of our insects including mites, spiders, worms and centipedes, and is an invaluable resource maintained by CSIRO.

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ANIC Bee Expedition 13

Australia has over 1,500 species of native bees. This expedition involves adding to our knowledge about the distribution and diversity of Australia&#…

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ANIC Bee Expedition 12

Australia has over 1,500 species of native bees. This expedition involves adding to our knowledge about the distribution and diversity of Australia&#…

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ANIC Cicada Expedition 1

Cicadas are the loudest insects in the world and there are more than 200 species in Australia. Help us unlock the information held with Cicada specim…

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ANIC Bee Expedition 9

 Australia has over 1,500 species of native bees. This expedition involves adding to our knowledge about the distribution and diversity of Australia&…

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ANIC Bee Expedition 10

  Australia has over 1,500 species of native bees. This expedition involves adding to our knowledge about the distribution and diversity of Australia…

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ANIC Bee Expedition 11

  Australia has over 1,500 species of native bees. This expedition involves adding to our knowledge about the distribution and diversity of Australia…

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ANIC Bee Expedition 8

Australia has over 1,500 species of native bees. This expedition involves adding to our knowledge about the distribution and diversity of Australia&#…

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Australian National Insect Collection - Euryglossinae Bee Expedition 1:

Australia has over 1,500 species of native bees. This expedition involves adding to our knowledge about the distribution and diversity of Australia's…

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Australian National Insect Collection - Euryglossinae Bee Expedition 2:

Australia has over 1,500 species of native bees. This expedition involves adding to our knowledge about the distribution and diversity of Australia's…

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ANIC Cockroach Slides Expedition

Cockroaches are not the most loveable, or most loved, insects in the world. Folks associate them with disease and grime, they run freakishly fast and…

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