Gallery Links
Users Online
· Guests Online: 6

· Members Online: 0

· Total Members: 4,803
· Newest Member: Mikael S
Forum Threads
Theme Switcher
Switch to:
Last Seen Users
· pierred00:23:53
· libor00:51:17
· Igor Grichanov00:52:32
· Nosferatumyia02:36:29
· maico07:40:29
· MorganA08:50:56
· Azuro08:56:34
· Ben Hamers09:37:07
· smol10:00:26
· evdb10:22:05
Latest Photo Additions
View Thread
Diptera.info :: General Diptera forums :: Methodology
Who is here? 1 guest(s)
 Print Thread
software for collection
RasmusKeis
#1 Print Post
Posted on 21-01-2020 21:52
User Avatar

Member

Location: Allerød, NEZ, Denmark
Posts: 70
Joined: 10.12.15

How do you catalog your private collection? Spreadsheet? Database? Or..??
And what does it include?
I record lots of sightings on internet databases, but would like a private one just for my collection (or part of it at least).
 
bagvand.keisneerbek.dk
Xylosoma
#2 Print Post
Posted on 27-01-2020 17:11
Member

Location:
Posts: 43
Joined: 14.10.19

Hej Rasmus,
I always avoided to spend time in a digital catalogue of my collection. I decided to build up my collection systematically in insect boxes by family, tribe, or genus, and each species in a unit box, sometimes additional separated by genus. My main collection consists of 300 drawers with unit boxes and works well as catalogue while the remaining boxes are less organised, or still empty in most cases.
In the case I need any kind of species list from my collection I pick up some basic data from internet to modify them. In your case and for the fauna of Denmark I would start at https://www.allearter-databasen.dk/. For e.g. Dolichopodidae you will get an Excel file of 215 species based on Grichanov (2009). This should be a good start for your own catalogue. You should find the same for Sweden at www.artportalen.se. Unfortunately, there is no corresponding websites for Germany or Europe leading to comparable results. There are so many useless names lists without any additional information.
Regards
Xylo

 
RasmusKeis
#3 Print Post
Posted on 27-01-2020 20:53
User Avatar

Member

Location: Allerød, NEZ, Denmark
Posts: 70
Joined: 10.12.15

Thanks for your input, Xylo

The main purpose is to make use of collection data, like what species have I found on a given locality, what time of year have I collected etc.

You are absolutely right, that if my only purpose was to organize by species, there is no need for digital catalogue, but to cross reference data it must be useful.

Cheers, Rasmus
 
bagvand.keisneerbek.dk
Jump to Forum:
Similar Threads
Thread Forum Replies Last Post
Milichiidae in Bezzi's collection Diptera (adults) 6 04-02-2022 00:19
Possible infestation in Diptera collection? Diptera (adults) 3 25-11-2021 13:38
Infestation in Diptera collection Diptera (adults) 1 04-03-2021 18:19
Chloromyia formosa f = antennae missing during collection Diptera (adults) 6 13-08-2017 17:44
How to kill Psocids in home collection? General queries 1 29-10-2016 19:16
Date and time
30 November 2022 08:54
Login
Username

Password



Not a member yet?
Click here to register.

Forgotten your password?
Request a new one here.
Temporary email?
Due to fact this site has functionality making use of your email address, any registration using a temporary email address will be rejected.

Paul
Donate
Please, help to make
Diptera.info
possible and enable
further improvements!
Latest Articles
Syrph the Net
Those who want to have access to the Syrph the Net database need to sign the
License Agreement -
Click to Download


Public files of Syrph the Net can be downloaded HERE

Last updated: 25.08.2011
Shoutbox
You must login to post a message.

09.10.22 17:07
Yes, dipterologists from far abroad, please buy your copy at veldshop. Stamps will be expensive, but he, the book is unreasonably cheap Smile

07.10.22 11:55
Can any1 help out with a pdf copy of 1941 Hammer. Vidensk. Meddel. Dansk Naturhist. Foren. 105; thank you

05.10.22 19:59
Found! https://www.veldsh
op.nl

05.10.22 19:53
@zeegers, your book seems difficult to get from Spain, is there another way?

08.09.22 09:29
Ladies and gentlemen https://jeugdbonds
uitgeverij.nl/prod
uct/families-of-fl
ies-with-three-pul
villi/

26.08.22 15:06
Lis - This is vol.11 (eleven) and is 346 pages. Sorry, don't have a copy.

15.08.22 14:22
Hello, can any1 help out with a copy of Catalogue of Palaearctic Diptera II: Scathophagidae-Hyp
odennatidae? or at least how many pages it is? thx

19.06.22 07:42
I can not post an image - I do all right - dont know what to do! Gunther

24.05.22 11:28
Hi! would anyone be able to send on a scan of Delia sanctijacobi redescription from: GRIFFITHS, G.C.D. 1993. Anthomyiidae [part]. In: Flies of the Nearctic Region, 8(2), 10. Thank you!

18.05.22 16:26
Delay, alas, due to Covid related issues. But it will be published !!

Render time: 1.46 seconds | 172,320,007 unique visits