Research Facilities

George J. Spencer Entomological Museum

The George J. Spencer Entomological Museum is the largest entomological collection in western Canada, containing over 600,000 insect specimens, mostly from British Columbia and the Yukon. Notable holdings include the Stace-Smith collection of Coleoptera, the Foxlee collection of Diptera and Hymenoptera, the Downes collection of Hemiptera, and the Llewellyn-Jones collection of Lepidoptera. GIS cataloguing of holdings is in progress.
Last updated 31 July 2007