ZFMK Diptera collection
CitationZoologisches Forschungsinstitut und Museum Alexander Koenig. ZFMK Diptera collection. Occurrence dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/fuxaf7 accessed via GBIF.org on 2019-10-24.
DescriptionThe dipteran collection at the Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig contains some 300,000 specimens of more than 6000 species. The majority of specimens are pinned, but also includes of large alcohol collection of Tipulidae s.lat. In addition to 327 primary types (excluding the Phoridae), 32 are represented by syntypes and 295 species represented by secondary types. The holdings include the following important specialist collections: Phoridae (H. Schmitz, E. Beyer, E. Baumann), Tipuloidea (B. Mannheims, H. Mendl), Blephariceridae (B. Mannheims, S. Kitakami), and Sciaridae [F. Lengersdorf - on long term loan to F. Menzel (Deutsches Entomologisches Institut, MÃ¼ncheberg)]. The collections are focused primarily on the western Palaearctic Region, but important parts of the collections originate also from the Oriental and Arotropical Regions. The collection of the Cologne Zoo is also housed here (permanent loan).
ContactsData Center ZFMK
technical point of contact
Zoological Research Museum Koenig - Leibniz Institute for Animal Biodiversity, Adenauerallee 160, 53113 Bonn
Telephone: 0049 (0) 2289122342
Dr. X. Mengual
administrative point of contact
Zoological Research Museum Koenig - Leibniz Institute for Animal Biodiversity, Section Diptera, Adenauerallee 160, 53113 Bonn
Telephone: +49 (0) 228/9122-292