We use #36 Byron Weston Archival Linen Xerographic Paper which goes 
through printers with ease, and takes the color well for our 
zoogeographic codes. We support the headers with a pin on each side: .


Jim Liebherr

James K. Liebherr

Curator & Professor

Cornell University Insect Collection c/o Department of Entomology

2144 John and Anna Comstock Hall

129 Garden Avenue

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY 14853-2601 U.S.A.

Ph. 1-607-255-4507


On 7/12/2016 4:20 PM, Theresa Dellinger wrote:
> Hi all,
> The Virginia Tech Insect Collection is looking at replacing the header 
> cards for its pinned specimens. The standard 65 lb cardstock that we 
> use for our pinned labels feels a bit flimsy when inserted into a unit 
> tray as a header card. I'd prefer to use something sturdier along the 
> lines of 80 lb (about the weight of a business card) or 110 lb 
> cardstock (more like an index card). Does anyone have a 
> recommendation? Are there any issues we should take into consideration 
> with cutting these weights or having them fray on the edges?
> Thanks,
> -Tree Dellinger
> Collections Manager
> Virginia Tech Insect Collection
> Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech