The Global Biodiversity Information Facility has granted funds to 3 musuems to digitize invasive terrestrial arthropods as part of its DIGIT grant program. Work has begun on this grant and we expect to have 42,000 insect specimens digitized by December 31, 2005 (4765 from Bishop Museum, 6000 from Australian National Insect Collection, and 31,500 from Essig Museum).
Status of GBIF DIGIT Grant as of April, 2005:
Australian National Insect Collection:
|For more information contact George Roderick|