What is a caterpillar database? Curatorial Assistant in Invertebrate Zoology Catherine Giles introduces the larval collection and how it is organized. Learn how the section of Invertebrate Zoology collects and pickles specimens, then how they are stored and matched to a digital database of images and written notes.
Ask a Scientist is a video series where we ask our research staff questions about the millions of amazing objects and specimens stored in our museum collection. Tune in on YouTube, and submit your own questions via Twitter @CarnegieMNH!