Francisco Luis Gallego Entomological Museum

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Francisco Luis Gallego Entomological Museum

The central taxonomic collection of the Francisco Luis Gallego Entomological Museum of the National University of Colombia consists of nearly 230,000 specimens, of which 16,000 are identified to the species level. A major contribution of the museum lies in the copies of missing types, endemic species and ecosystems affected by strong human intervention.

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