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UF bark and ambrosia beetle collection vial 20k

Collection of Frozen Beetles Passes 20,000 Vials

The University of Florida's Forest Entomology Lab hosts the world's largest cryo-collection of bark and ambrosia beetles. Stored at –80 degrees Celsius, the samples are critical for study of the beetles' DNA and fungal symbionts, as well as for identification of beetle outbreaks in forests.

How to Pack and Ship Pinned Insects

Last month we posted some videos on how to pin insects. Now we’ve got an excellent article by Ted MacRae on how to pack and ship your insect collection safely. […]

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