Insect specimens collected mainly in the humid forest area of Cameroon using various trapping methods as light trap, bait traps, lure traps and incubation of infested plant material. This collection was setup in 2000 and comprises today more than 13500 mounted specimens.
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Researchers should cite this work as follows:
Tindo, Maurice, Hanna Rachid, Fotso Kuaté A. Insect collection of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Cameroon Station.
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Insect; Cameroon; Occurrence; Specimen
Specimens mainly from humid forest zone of southern Cameroon but specimens from others ecosystem are included.
|South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]
|Start Date / End Date
|1999-01-01 / 2011-01-01
No Description available
|IITA insect collection Digit
The personnel involved in the project:
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Running light traps section, bait traps, collect and incubated attacked plant parts,
|Specimens mainly from humid forest zone of southern Cameroon but specimens from others ecosystem are included.
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