New Zealand Arthropod Collection

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New Zealand Arthropod Collection
KO TE AITANGA PEPEKE O AOTEAROA
Established1920s
Location231 Morrin Rd, St Johns, Auckland 1072, New Zealand
Coordinates 36°52′59″S174°50′53″E / 36.883°S 174.848°E / -36.883; 174.848 Coordinates: 36°52′59″S174°50′53″E / 36.883°S 174.848°E / -36.883; 174.848
Collection size7 million specimens
Website www.landcareresearch.co.nz/resources/collections/nzac

The New Zealand Arthropod Collection is a collection of terrestrial invertebrates held by Maanaki Whenua – Landcare Research in Auckland, New Zealand. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] It specialises in the taxonomy and identification of indigenous and exotic invertebrate species in New Zealand. [5]

The NZAC provides identification guides to the public in the form of insect factsheets, the "What is this bug" website, and the illustrations by Des Helmore.

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