German Entomological Institute

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Senckenberg German Entomological Institute in Müncheberg a small town in Märkisch-Oderland.

Senckenberg German Entomological Institute[edit]

The German Entomological Institute (German: Deutsches Entomologisches Institut, or DEI) is a German entomological research institute devoted to the study of insects. Founded in 1886, the institute has an extraordinary insect collection and a World class entomological library. Since 2009 the SDEI is part of the Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung.

Insect Collections[edit]

The department of Phylogenetic Systematics and Taxonomy of Insects maintains ca 3 million pinned insects plus uncounted specimens in the wet collection, among others the collections of

Entomological Information Center[edit]

The Entomology Information Center keeps

  • 24,000 monographies, anthologies,
  • 48,000 volumes of periodicals of about 2.400 journals and series (titles), among them 850 current serial journals,
  • 118,000 separata,
  • 1,500 further media (maps, films, CD's, CD-ROM's, DVD's, VCR).

Also the Archives are associated here, which comprise

  • 120 bequests of entomologists,
  • a collection of 6000 portraits including photographies, engravings, prints and press clippings of entomologists
  • a collection of objects related to entomology, such as postcards, small figurines or costume jewellery.

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