Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum Frankfurt

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The arachnology section is founded on a long-standing tradition of the Senckenberg museum. In the year 1833 the ‚Senckenbergische Naturforschende Gesellschaft’ obtained the collection of Karl Friedrich Wider. Since then arachnology developed in Frankfurt into a centre for Germany and Europe. In a worldwide comparison Senckenberg is listed together with important museums such as the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

Research of the arachnology section falls into the area "Biodiversity and Systematics". Read more here.

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