To contact HORG, send a missive to occlupanid @ horg dot com.

The Holotypic Occlupanid Research Group is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the study, education, and preservation of a group of inanimate objects that garners little attention in our modern world. Its use in our society is ignored, and its fascinating forms and colors are underappreciated. In order to promote greater occlupanid awareness, and to introduce a comprehensive taxonomy to the scientific community, HORG was founded.

How You Can Help

If you think you have found an occlupanid that is not in the HORG database, please consider sending the specimen, along with any relevant data, to the address below:

Holotypic Occlupanid Research Group
2111 San Pablo Ave #2243
Berkeley CA 94702-9991

We welcome any and all such contributions to science! If you have found an occlupanid in a unique location, or discovered a new biome of an existing species, please let us know! We are also especially on the lookout for rare occlupanids of any species of the following families: Acutignathidae, Angulognathidae, Concavigulidae, Kamptoconidae, Odontotrochidae, and theĀ Spinosacculidae,

Our global-outreach division is also hoping to acquire specimens from Russia, China, and the continents of South America, Africa and Antarctica.

The fields of synthetic taxonomy are ever-expanding, thanks in large part to the planet-wide network of tireless and entirely unpaid amateur occlupanologists such as yourself.

HORG collection holdings

Identification Placards

The Graphical Outreach team at HORG is proud to offer this free print-your-own set of cut-out identifcation placards for the excitable amateur scientists out there who want to start their own collection! Each placard is sized for a standard vinyl 20-count coin pocket page, ready for your own archival grade three-ring binder that you purchase on your own without our help!