Bishop Museum Entomology Collection Specimen Loan Request Form

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  • Bishop Museum entomology specimens, both determined and undetermined, are available for loan to researchers and are made to institutions and to individuals who are recognized authorities but have no institutional affiliation. Loans initiated by or for study by students must be co-signed by the faculty sponsor who agrees to take full responsibility for the care and safe return of the specimens. Loans are typically made for two years, and can be renewed upon request. Primary type material is loaned for a period of three months. Loan requests should anticipate at least two weeks of processing time before specimens are shipped.
  • Please enter the name and department of your university, institute or company. Please enter independent or retired if not affiliated with an organization.
  • Please include the international access prefix, country code, area code and local number.
    If you are student, loans my be borrowed by your advisor