Welcome to the University of Minnesota Insect Collection (UMSP)!

Housed within the Department of Entomology, UMSP is one of the largest university-affiliated insect collections in North America. Current holdings include 3,876,729 specimens, representing 51,239 described species (as of December 2015). The collection is a valuable resource for researchers at the University of Minnesota, across the state, and throughout the entomological community, both nationally and internationally.