China's first modernized entomic museum to open on June 1

13:58, May 30, 2011      

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The construction of the Chengdu Huaxi Entomic Museum, China's first modernized entomic museum and holder of the richest collection of insect specimens in Asia, has been completed at the tourist center of Qingcheng Mountain, Sichuan. The museum will be open to the public for free on June 1.

According to curator Zhao Li, the museum's collection of scalewings contains 95 percent of all types found in China as well as 20,000 other rare insect specimens from various countries. The establishment of the museum marks meets China's longstanding need for a museum for entomological research and demonstration.

By People's Daily Online

 
 
     
 
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