The Coleoptera collection of the Museum of Zoology "Prof. Adão José Cardoso" located at the Universidade Estadual de Campinas
(UNICAMP) has nearly 100 lots with 500 recorded specimens and about 5000 not recorded yet. The material is preserved in alcohol 70% and dry. There are
specimens from several Brazilian regions (mainly Southeast). The collection consists of material from researches of Unicamp. The cataloging and
digitalization of the collection are in progress using the MS-Access data bank manager. Most part of the collection has a scientific purpose, destined
to researchers interested in Coleoptera. However, it is available for graduating and post-graduating students. The museum has also collections to
borrow, exchange and for educational purpose.