Entomology Collection Library Subject Collection uri icon

subject description and guidelines

  • The Library seeks to support research, instruction and extension in the area of insect biology. The research program includes both basic and applied studies. The major research and teaching areas are morphology and systematics, pest management (especially of forage, greenhouse, vegetable and livestock insects), biological control, ecology, evolutionary biology and behavior, medical and veterinary entomology, pathology, apiculture, toxicology and physiology. The extension program applies the results of research to alleviate insect problems in New York State, the US and throughout the world.


  • The collection is used by faculty, staff and students of the Department of Entomology and the Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, NY. It is also used by other departments such as Horticulture, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Neurobiology and Behavior, and relevant parts of the College of Veterinary Medicine.