Collections


The UTEP Biodiversity Collections are maintained in the UTEP Biology Building. Visitors who wish to use the collections should contact the appropriate curator or the collections manager. Each of the collections is managed by its own curator and has a unique history. The links below provide access to the individual collection pages.

Entomology Collections

Entomology Collections

William P. Mackay, Curator
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Herbarium

Herbarium

Richard D. Worthington, Curator
Michael L. Moody, Curator
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Herpetology

Herpetology

Jerry D. Johnson, Curator
Carl S. Lieb, Curator
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Ichthyology

Ichthyology

The Ichthyology collection consists of approximately 100 lots of freshwater fishes primarily from the Rio Grande River near the Texas/New Mexico state line collected as part of a student research project. The collection is searchable on Arctos. Please contact the collections manager for information related to the ichthyology collection.

Invertebrate Biology

Invertebrate Biology

Elizabeth Walsh, Curator
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Mammalogy

Mammalogy

Arthur H. Harris, Curator
Markus J. Peterson, Curator
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Ornithology

Ornithology

Philip Lavretsky, Curator
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Vertebrate Paleobiology

Vertebrate Paleobiology

Arthur H. Harris, Curator
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