Welcome to National Pusa Collection 


 India’s oldest and largest Insect Collection for Agricultural Important Insects, housing over 0.5 million specimens


National Pusa Collection is an integral section of Division of Entomology, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi. Division of Entomology is one of the first five Divisions of Indian Agricultural Research Institute established in 1905. The Division has pioneered in investigations in insect systematics and economic entomology vis-a-vis important crop pests.  Over the last 50 years, NPC has directly contributed to the discovery and description of more than 1500 arthropod species previously unknown to science. Several taxonomic treatises on agriculturally important insects belonging to orders Lepidoptera, Coleoptera, Hemiptera, Orthoptera and Hymenoptera and class Acarina have been published. Read more ....

 


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