Biology

The emphasis of the collection is on Iowa species, with North America specimens of secondary importance. International species are part of the collection for comparative purposes. Taxidermy specimens and scientific study materials make up the bulk of the collection in the following areas:

  • Entomology (insects)
  • Herpetology (reptiles and amphibians)
  • Ichthyology (fish)
  • Malacology (shellfish)
  • Mammology (mammals)
  • Ornithology (birds)
Displaying 1 - 25 of 3057
Cat. # Name Description
1 00.16.0001 Nest Nest of a trap door spider.
2 00.16.0002 Nest Nest of a trap door spider. Gummed label 2245.
3 00.17.0001N Nest Hornet nest in a wire frame. On wooden stand.
4 00.17.0003N Nest Nest of a bald-faced hornet.
5 00.18.1104 Case, egg None
6 00.22.0001 Shark tooth
7 00.22.0002 Shark tooth
8 00.22.0003 Shark tooth
9 00.22.0004 Shark egg shell
10 00.22.0005 Shark egg shell
11 00.22.0006 Ray, sting Spine.
12 00.22.0007 Ray, sting Strings. 3 parts.
13 00.22.0008 Skate Egg case.
14 00.22.0009 Skate Egg case.
15 00.22.0010 Skate Egg case.
16 00.22.0011 Skate Egg case.
17 00.22.0012 Skate Egg case.
18 00.22.0013 Skate Egg case.
19 00.22.0014 Ray, sting egg case
20 00.22.0015 Skate Egg case.
21 00.22.0016 Skate Egg case.
22 00.22.0017 Skate Egg case.
23 00.22.0018 Skate Egg case.
24 00.22.0019 Skate Egg case.
25 00.22.0020 Skate Egg case.
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