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The Biodiversity Research Collections

The Biodiversity Research Collections of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Connecticut reflect the richness of the world’s biodiversity. The vertebrate holdings consist of fish, bird and mammal collections, with a particularly strong emphasis on South American mammals. The invertebrate holdings focus on insects of New England, army ant “guests”, parasites of Connecticut vertebrates and tapeworms from sharks and rays from around the world. In combination, the George Safford Torrey Herbarium and the EEB greenhouses maintain remarkable fossil, preserved and living plant collections with special concentrations in native New England plants and the region’s imperiled and invasive species.

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Biodiversity Research Collections

Address: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
75 North Eagleville Road
University of Connecticut
Storrs CT
06269-3043

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