Isoptera, Embioptera, Neuroptera, Mecoptera, Raphidioptera and Diptera types in ZFMK

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2010
Authors:Dorchin, N., Sinclair B.J.
Journal:Bonn zoological Bulletin
Date Published:11/2010
Keywords:Cecidomyiidae, Sciaridae, Type specimens, ZFMK

The total type material of the Embioptera, Isoptera, Neuroptera, Mecoptera, Raphidioptera and Diptera collections housed in the Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig (ZFMK), as of 30 September 2010, are catalogued. Exclusive of the Phoridae collections of Schmitz and Beyer (which contain 452 and 152 types, respectively), the collections contain 263 holotypes, 79 lectotypes and five neotypes. Forty species are represented by syntypes and 328 by para- and paralectotypes. Except for the Phoridae collection, reference to the original description of each taxon is provided and sex and number of each type are given.

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