What is NZAC?
- is the largest collection of New Zealand insects and related terrestrial arthropods held anywhere in the world;
- has near complete coverage of New Zealand's 25000+ known species;
- contains about 1 million specimens preserved dry on pins;
- contains about another 6 million preserved in ethanol;
- has many specimens from other parts of the world, especially the Pacific region and Chile;
- is under the stewardship of Landcare Research in Auckland.