Lyman Entomological Museum (LEMQ) (MGU-LEMQ)

Insect and arachnid specimens deposited in the Lyman Entomological Museum, McGill University. Data served via Canadensys at This data is provided as a resource for SCAN users, if you use data from this collection in publications please access the data via GBIF or Canadensys web portals.
Contact: Terry Wheeler (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 9 April 2017
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 253,103 specimen records
  • 234,707 (93%) georeferenced
  • 93,960 (37%) identified to species
  • 150 families
  • 1,239 genera
  • 2,568 species
  • 2,571 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
This project made possible by National Science Foundation Award EF 1207371