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Collection Development Policy Statement: Biological Sciences/Natural History

Levels of Collecting Intensity

Call # ranges and levels of collection intensity

QH 1-83 Natural History—General : 3A
QH 84-199 Natural History—Geographical Distribution : 3B
QH 90-100 Aquatic Biology : 4
QH 96-100 Freshwater Biology : 4
QH 102-106.2 Natural History--N. America : 4
QH 204-277 Microscopy : 3B
QH 305-325 Biology--General : 3B
QH 327-344 Biology--Space, Social, Bioethics, Biogeochemical : 3B
QH 345 Inorganic Biology, Biophysics, Biochemistry : 4
QH 352 Population Biology : 4
QH 359-390 Evolution : 4F
QH 401-425 Variation : 4
QH 540-559 Ecology 4
QH 541.5 Ecology by type of environment : 4
QH 545.Al Influence of special factors in the environment : 4
QH 546 Adaptions : 4
QH 548 Symbiosis : 4

QL 5-79 Zoology--General : 2E
QL 81-84 Conservation : 4
QL 120-149 Water : 4
QL 121-138 Ocean : 3A
QL 141-149 Fresh Water : 3B
QL 150-252 Zoology--Americas : 3B
QL 253-298 Zoology—Europe : 3B
QL 300-334 --Asia : 3A
QL 336-337 --Africa : 4F
QL 351-352 Classification, Systematics, Taxonomy, etc, : 3B.
QL 365-459 Invertebrates : 3B
QL 386-394 Worms : 4F
QL 434-599 Parasitology : 4
QL 434-434.8 Arthropoda : 4
QL 435-445.2 Crustacea : 4
QL 451-459.2 Arachnida : 4
QL 473-599.82 Insects : 3B
QL 495 Physiology : 4
QL 496 Behavior, Social Life, Instinct : 4
QL 506-509.2 Orthoptera : 4
QL 521-528.2 Hemiptera, Homoptera : 4
QL 531-538.2 Diptera : 4
QL541-562.4 Lepidoptera : 4
QL 563-569.2 Hymenoptera : 4
QL 571-597.2 Coleoptera : 4
QL 606.52-610 Chordates. Vertebrates : 2E
QL 618-639.5 Fishes : 3B
QL 624-637.5 Freshwater Fishes : 3B
QL 651-669.3 Reptiles and Amphibians : 3B
QL 671-698.9 Birds : 3B
QL 681-682 Birds--North America and U.S. : 4
QL 696.F3 Falconiformes : 4
QL 696.G2 Galliformes : 4
QL 696.P2 Passeriformes : 4
QL 697 Anatomy and Morphology : 4
QL 698 Physiology : 4
QL 708.3-739.2 Mammals : 3B
QL 750-795 Animal Behavior. Ethology : 3B
QL 799-950.9 Morphology : 4
QL 951-991 Embryology : 4

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