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Name That Type Specimen - Project 2

SpecimensAustralian National Insect Collection

The Australian National Insect Collection (ANIC) is the World’s largest repository of Australian primary types, currently holding an estimated 22,000 specimens.

Generally, species are described by taxonomists based on a type specimen and the details published in a scientifically recognised publication. The published scientific name and the official description which defines the characteristics of the species are then permanently associated with this type specimen.

Type specimens form part of biological collections where they can be accessed by other scientists.

The ANIC is digitising all our primary type specimens and we need your help in transcribing the data from the labels held with each type specimen.

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