Zoological Survey of India

Zoological Survey of India

Zoological Survey of India, Govt. Of India


The National Zoological Collections maintained at the Centre contain 27,567 identified specimens including both invertebrates and vertebrates. The collection also includes 334 specimens of type material.

                                                                                                Insect Storage Box

The museum of the Centre exhibits representative fauna of the North West Himalaya (Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir) in various showcashes. The LED frames with landscape and fauna of Himalyan Ecosystem has been displayed at the Natural History Museum of the Centre for generating awareness and interest towards biodiversity and conservation among children and general public. The Faunal Himalayan Repository Building has been sanctioned for the Centre and it will be one of its unique kinds in North India.