Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)

FRIM Entomological Reference Collection

FRIM Entomological Reference Collection has started as early as 1932. FRIM Entomology Reference Collection is a well-known reference center for taxonomists and scientists in South East Asia as it holds approximately 600,000 insects of which 10,000 has been identified to species. The Collection currently house specimens of Coleoptera, Hymnoptera, Hemiptera and Lepidoptera among others. It also holds approximately 229 holotype and almost 1,000 paratype for new species collected in Malaysia and neighboring countries. Number of publications has been produced based on the collection of specimens stored at FRIM Entomology Reference Collection has exceeds 200 publication including thesis, book, journal, scientific papers and technical and also online.

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