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Collection of insects

Description: Collecton of Manx insects (macro and micro moths, beetles, hoverfies, parasitc wasps) in 8 glass-topped entomological drawers and 9 entomological store boxes. Collected from around the Isle of Man, but mainly from the Laxey area. All set in standard dry preservaton mode (pinned or carded) and fully provenanced and labelled.
Most identified by experts in the different groups who were consulted by Dr Bennet and many reported in scientific literature.

Groups represented:
Coleoptera - Staphylinidae, Ptiliidae, Silphidae
Parasitic Hymenoptera: Platygastridae, Diapriidae, Proctotrupoidea
Lepidoptera: butterflies, macrolepidoptera and microlepidoptera
Diptera: Syrphidae

Taxonomic name: Hymenoptera; Coleoptera; Diptera; Lepidoptera

Collection: Natural History Zoology Collection

ID number: 2016-0014

Subject tags : #MM100


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