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Entomology Database KONCHU (Japan)

An entomology database KONCHU is a general database name including various files treating species information on Japanese, East Asian and Pacific insects (including spiders and mites) as follows.

   Entomology reference database based on main Japanese entomological and zoological journals
   Image database on useful Japanese insects
       HANABACHI (bees)
       TOBIKOBACHI (parasitic wasps)
       APHIDMoritsu(aphids) (NEW)
   MOKUROKU database based on "A Check List of Japanese Insects"
   Dictionary of Japanese insect names
       DJI (scientific and Japanese names)
   Type specimen databases preserved in the Entomological Laboratory of Kyushu University
       ELKUType (Type Collection of the Entomological Laboratory of Kyushu University)
       TachikawaType (Dr. Tachikawa's parasitic wasp type collection donated to Kyushu University)
       M.ChujoType (Dr. M.Chujo's Coleoptera Type Collection Donated to Kyushu University)
   Asian bee databases
       TABR (Reference Database of Tropical Asian Bees)
       ABeeBOL (DNA Barcode Database of Asian Bees) (NEW)
       BeeAXylo (Specimen Database Based on the Asian Carpentaer Bees)
   Hymenoptera specimen databases of ELKU
   Coleoptera specimen database of the Kyushu University Museum
   Coleoptera specimen database of Ehime University
       COLEUMJ (NEW)
   Rescued damaged specimen database of Rikuzen-Takata City Museum in Iwate Pref.
       RDS (NEW)

The KONCHU is managed by a text database management system SIGMA.

KONCHU is supported by a Grant-in-Aid for Publication of Scientific Research Result and a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) from the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture, Japan and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.