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Office of the Assoc. Director for Science

Research & Collections


Feather identification expert Roxie Laybourne, amidst a portion of NMNH's bird collection. Photo by Chip Clark.

Department of Anthropology
Due to the volume of loan requests currently in process for 2013 and 2014, the Department of Anthropology will not be accepting or reviewing any additional loan requests until July 1, 2014. Proposals received in July 2014 should be for loans that ship no sooner than June of 2015. International loans will require additional time. Please plan accordingly.

Department of Entomology
The following collections have been deactivated. We are unable to fulfill loans for these groups. We do accept visitors, however, as well as loan returns and donations.

Blattodea
unknown
Collembola
Anuridae Entomobryidae Hypogastruridae
Isotomidae Neelidae OnyNuhn -tempridae
Poduridae Sminthuridae Tomoceridae
unknown
Dermaptera
Apachyidae Carcinophoridae Chelisochidae
Forficulidae Labiduridae Labiidae
Pigidicranidae unknown
Diplura
Campodeidae Japygidae unknown
Embioptera
unknown
Grylloblattodea
Grylloblattidae
Isoptera
Hodotermitidae Kalotermitidae Mastotermitidae
Rhinotermitidae Termitidae Termopsidae
unknown
Mantodea
unknown
Orthoptera
Acrididae Cylindrachetidae Eumastacidae
Gryllacarididae Gryllidae Grylloblattidae
Gryllotalpidae Lathiceridae Lentulidae
Ommexechidae Pamphagidae Pauliniidae
Pneumoridae Proscopiidae Pyrgomorphidae
Romaleidae Tanaoceridae Tetrigidae
Tettigoniidae Tridactylidae Tristiridae
unknown
Phasmatodea
unknown
Phthiraptera
Abrocomophagidae Boopiidae Echinophthiriidae
Enderleinellidae Gyropidae Haematomyzidae
Haematopinidae Hamophthiriidae Heptapsogasteridae
Hoplopleuridae Hybophthiridae Linognathidae
Menoponidae Microthoraciidae Neolinognathidae
Pecaroecidae Pedicinidae Pediculidae
Philopteridae Polyplacidae Pthiridae
Ricinidae Trichodectidae Trimenoponidae
unknown
Protura
Acerentomidae Eosentomidae unknown
Psocoptera
Psocidae unknown
Siphonaptera
Ancistropsyllidae Ceratophyllidae Chimaeropsyllidae
Coptopsyllidae Ctenophthalmidae Hystrichopsyllidae Ischnopsyllidae
Leptopsyllidae Malacopsyllidae Pulicidae
Pygiopsyllidae Rhopalopsyllidae Stephanocircidae
unknown Vermipsyllidae Xiphiopsyllidae
Strepsiptera
TYPES unknown
Thysanoptera
Adiheterothripidae Aeolothripidae Fauriellidae
Heterothripidae Macrothripidae Merothripidae
Phlaeothripidae Thripidae unknown
Thysanura
Lepismatidae Machilidae unknown
Zoraptera
unknown
Onychophora
unknown
Pauropoda
unknown
Symphyla
Scolopendrellidae Scutigerellidae Symphyllidae
unknown

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