The Antonio del Cerro Arthropoda collection, associated with the Antonio Notario Museum of Iberian Zoology of the Department of Systems and Natural Resources (Zoology) of the ETSMFMN (UPM). It consists of about 7000 specimens and 85 species of Orthoptera and Dermaptera captured in the Sierra de Cazorla (Jaén), during the years 1975, 1976 and 1977. It was used to study the orthopterological fauna of the Sierra de Cazorla, an area of special zoogeographic importance in the Iberian Peninsula, and resulted in the publication of Antonio del Cerro Barja’s doctoral thesis entitled “Los Ortohopteroidea de la Sierra de Cazorla: Sistemática, distribución y ecología” (The Orthopteroidea of the Sierra de Cazorla: Systematics, distribution and ecology), 1978.

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Orthoptera, Phasmida, Dictyoptera & Dermaptera.

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Parque Natural Sierras de Cazorla, Segura y Las Villas (Cazorla. Jaén). Comunidad Autónoma de Andalucía. Spain.

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Preserved, non-living organisms (herbaria, animal collections and the like).

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