Peabody Museum of Natural History
Division of Entomology Collections

Polythysana rubrescens (ENT.401646), a wild silk moth from Chile, South America. © Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University.

Web address
Location21 Sachem Street, New Haven and West Campus, Orange
HoursCall for information
Access policyBy appointment only
ContactRaymond J. Pupedis
Number of photographsApproximately 13,000
Date rangeca.1900-present
Geographic coverage



Staff photographers; others


Photographs in the Division of Entomology include research images and images of general entomological and biological subjects. Also included in photographic holdings are the following materials:


·      The personal photographs of G. Evelyn Hutchison of the 1932 Yale North India Expedition

·      Slides of carnivorous plants and associated insects documenting the pioneering work of Frank Morton Jones

·      Alexander Petrunckevitch’s research images of fossil spiders, spiders in Baltic amber (possibly the only remaining evidence of original specimens that may be lost), and extant spiders

·      Charles L. Remington’s research images of hybrids

·      Images documenting medical entomology during World War II

Documentation of assorted entomological societies and meetings

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