FBS Reference Collection

The on-going reference collection, constructed over the past 38 years of identifying benthic macroinvertebrates, includes the following:

  • Annelida: 152 taxa
  • Malacostraca: 62 taxa
  • Insecta: 1395 taxa
  • Mollusca: 124 taxa
  • miscellaneous other: 62 taxa
  • Total taxa: 1795
  • Total specimens: 10056
  • Total number of slides and vials: 3754

Reference Collection totals last updated: 01 April 2011.

The library of taxonomic literature contains 748 primary citations and many additional secondary citations not included in the primary list. 

Library holdings last updated: 01 April 2011.