Diptera-Collection

Main Collection: approx. 800 000 specimens, 6 000 Types (Online-inventory of Nematocera-Types)

 

Important collections:
  • Coll. Winthem,
  • Coll. Wiedemann (including also several types by Th. Say),
  • Coll. Schiner,
  • Egger,
  • Frauenfeld,
  • Adam Handlirsch,
  • Mik,
  • Brauer,
  • Bergenstamm (including Types by Rondani and Robineau - Desvoidy)
  • Czerny and
  • Hendel.

Links to following inventories:

 

During June 2007 and June 2010, the Diptera collection participated in a project on surveillance of bluetongue disease in Austria. In this study, phenology and geographical distribution of the vectors of bluetongue disease, biting midges of the genus Culicoides, were investigated.
 

Staff:

Peter Sehnal, curator

Mag. Franziska Anderle, freelancer

Mag. Dr. R. Contreras-Lichtenberg, retired
 

Other links:

Adresses of European Dipterists

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