Oregon State Arthropod Collection
David R. Maddison, Director
Christopher J. Marshall, Curator and Collection Manager
The Oregon State Arthropod Collection is a valuable research collection of nearly three million insect and mite specimens, chiefly from the Pacific Northwest. Collection strengths include Coleoptera, Hemiptera, Lepidoptera, and Hymenoptera. Areas of specialization include the Melville Hatch Beetle Collection, mites associated with insects and marine habitats, sphecoid wasps and bees of the world, leaf hoppers and plant bugs of North America, aquatic insects, litter arthropods, butterflies, and moths of the Pacific Northwest. Specimens of historic importance include the Hopkins Collection of western forest insects and voucher material of the H.J. Andrews (LTER). Location: 4082 Cordley Hall.