Lepidoptera specimen database of Japan

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11 November 2021
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Specimens of Asian butterflies and moths deposited in National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences, Osaka Prefecture University, Museum of Nature and Human Activities, Hyogo, Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History and Human History and Kyushu University

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Lepidoptera; Occurrence; Specimen; Occurrence


Kyoichiro Ueda
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • User
  • Point Of Contact
honorary curator
Kitakyushu museum of natural history & human history

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Alternative Identifiers 78f2723d-c757-42b6-9da0-19d0a53c738a