Agraulis vanillae (“Gulf Fritillary”) is a common species in Georgia. This one particular specimen was collected in North Carolina in 1870. It is one of the oldest specimens in the UGCA. The University of Georgia Collection of Arthropods (UGCA) serves as the official state repository of insects and other non-marine arthropods. The Collection is part of the Entomology Department and is located on campus at the Georgia Museum of Natural History. Dr. Joseph McHugh, Curator, and Rick Hoebeke, Associate Curator & Collection Manager, typically accept 1-3 student interns each semester for ENTO 4261 (Museum of Natural History Internship). Items from the Collection American Burying Beetle Nicrophorus americanus (“American burying beetle”) is a critically endangered species. Boll Weevil The Boll Weevil (Anthonomus grandis) has had a major impact on the history of the southeastern U.S. Eastern Dobsonfly The male of Corydalus cornutus (“Eastern Dobsonfly”) is actually harmless, despite the large, terrifying mandibles. Gulf Fritillary Agraulis vanillae (“Gulf Fritillary”). This specimen was collected in North Carolina in 1870. Red-banded fungus beetle Megalodacne fasciata (“Red-banded fungus beetle”) is a member of “Pleasing fungus beetle” family (Erotylidae).