Digitizing and preserving UCMP's fossil insect collections
Stewart Valley, NV
The Stewart Valley insect collection housed in the UC Museum of Paleontology contains a total of 2,792 specimens (not including counterparts) of which 1,100 specimens are currently on loan to the University of Colorado at Boulder. To date, all the Stewart Valley specimens have been entered into the UCMP searchable online database, with 1,892 high resolution images available via the Calphotos website. The specimen records and low resolution images are also accessible through the iDigBio, iDigPaleo, GBIF, and Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) websites.