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Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes, Ottawa
The Canadian National Collection (CNC) of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes is considered one of the best collections of its kind in the world in terms of size, species representation, and level of curation. It is maintained and developed by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada as part of its systematics research program, and is housed in the K.W. Neatby Building in Ottawa. The Diptera collection is considered one of the strongest segments of the Canadian National Collection of Insects. Over two million fly specimens are housed in over 4600 drawers, alcohol and slide cabinets, making it one of the largest Diptera collections in the world.
Page with many links, too.
Date Added: 22.06.06 14:28 Visits: 1388
J.L. Gressit Centre for Research in Entomology, Bishop Museum, Hawaii
Third largest insect collection in U.S.A. Very many primary types. Searchable database.
Date Added: 03.04.07 10:00 Visits: 1320
Monastery of Admont
The museum contains the Diptera collection of Pater Gabriel Strobl.
Date Added: 08.11.06 07:20 Visits: 1439
Museum of Comparative Zoology Harvard
Official site. Excellent photographs of type specimens and their labels.
Date Added: 23.02.07 11:36 Visits: 1583
Museum of Natural History, Berlin
Official site of the Museum f?r Naturkunde, Humboldt-Universit?t, Berlin
Date Added: 02.06.06 08:32 Visits: 1378
National Museum of Natural History, Leiden
Official Site of the Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum, Naturalis [former Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie], Leiden.
Date Added: 02.06.06 08:01 Visits: 1321
National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C.
Describes the Smithsonian collections at the Department of Systematic Zoology, Entomology. Database as yet incomplete.
Date Added: 14.06.06 13:25 Visits: 1270
Natural History Museum, London
Research and curation cite of the Natural History Museum [former Bristish Museum (Natural History)], London.
Date Added: 02.06.06 08:18 Visits: 1285
Natural History Museum, London: Diptera Collection

The Natural History Museum's collections of Diptera contains approximately 2.5 million specimens. The Museum holds collections of International and British Diptera that are stored separately.

International collections
The international collection holds important type material of Diptera, some dating back to the 18th century, most notably of taxa described by Walker, Bigot, Brunetti, Edwards and Austen.

Parts of the world that are particularly well represented are the:
Europe (except Russia)
most of sub-Saharan Africa
the Seychelles
the Indian subcontinent
Malesia
Southern Argentina
Chile

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20th century collections
The British Diptera Collection includes donations from important collectors of the 20th century such as:
F.W. Edwards
L. Parmenter
C.N. Colyer
O.W. Richards
E.A. Fonseca

A synoptic British reference collection can be examined in the Angela Marmont Centre for UK Biodiversity.
Date Added: 26.06.13 10:00 Visits: 966
Natural History Museum, National Museum of Ireland, Dublin
Official site of a zoological museum that encompasses outstanding examples of wildlife from Ireland and the far corners of the globe, some still to be seen today and others long extinct.
Home of the Alexander Henry Haliday collection, including types of Hermann Loew, Camillo Rondani, Francis Walker and John Curtis.
Date Added: 19.06.06 12:59 Visits: 1393
Natural History Museum, Paris
Official site of the Mus?um national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris. French only...
Date Added: 02.06.06 08:52 Visits: 1286
Natural History Museum, Vienna
Official site of the Naturhistorische Museum, Wien.
Date Added: 02.06.06 08:59 Visits: 1332
Oxford University Museum, Oxford
Official site of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History (Hope Entomological Collections), Oxford (
Date Added: 02.06.06 10:41 Visits: 1794
Riverside Campus, University of California, Berkeley
Describes the museum and its important holdings from the U.S.A., State of California.
Date Added: 14.06.06 13:20 Visits: 1444
Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren
Official site of the Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Afrika, Tervuren
Date Added: 02.06.06 08:07 Visits: 1284
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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
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05.10.22 19:53
@zeegers, your book seems difficult to get from Spain, is there another way?

08.09.22 09:29
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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 !!

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