The geographical coverage of the Museum’s beetle collection is worldwide and has excellent historical coverage of:
It is uneven though, with notable weaknesses from:
Contemporary fieldwork has often been concentrated on South America in an attempt to redress this situation.
Go behind the scenes with Beulah Garner, one of the curators looking after 9 million beetle specimens in the Museum collections. Discover the projects and fieldwork she and colleagues are involved in, and find out more about the fascinating world of beetles.