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The Zoological Collections

Butterflies

The Zoological Collections contain thousands of animal specimens of many major taxa including Arthropoda (representing nearly all of the insect orders, with an emphasis on Lepidoptera; Arachnida; Crustacea), Mollusca (shells of mostly marine species, some freshwater and terrestrial), Echinodermata, and Vertebrata (e.g., whole, mounted skeletons of various taxa; parts of skeletons, e.g. skulls; taxidermy of Aves, Mammalia).
Link to Zoological Collections Blog

Mollusca
Gorilla skull

The Biodiversity Gallery

The Biodiversity Gallery is a temporary exhibition space showcasing specimens from the Department of Biology’s Zoological Collection.

For more information please contact  Dr. Nina Zitani: nzitani@uwo.ca.