Neuropterida, Orthopteroidea, Sphecidae – Lacewings, Grasshoppers, Spheciformes

The heterogeneous “Neuropterida, Orthopteroidea, Sphecidae Collection” includes a number of diverse insect groups:

  • Orthoptera (Grasshoppers)
  • Odonata (Dragonflies)
  • Ephemeroptera (Mayflies)
  • Plecoptera
  • Blattodea (Cockroaches)
  • Mantodea (Praying Mantises)
  • Phasmida (Stick Insects)
  • Dermaptera (Earwigs)
  • Psocoptera (Booklice)
  • Mecoptera (Scorpion Flies)
  • Neuroptera (Lacewings)
  • Raphidioptera (Snakeflies)
  • Megaloptera (Alderflies etc)
  • Notoptera (Rock Crawlers)
  • Mantophasmatodea (Gladiators)
  • Sphecidae

Systematic Display of the Collections
The collections are displayed in taxonomic order. A complete card catalogue exists. Parts of the collection have been entered into a digital catalogue, some with digital images, and are available on the Internet. A complete digital record exists of Orthoptera types (DORSA), whereas Sphecidae and lacewings are currently being rearranged and digitally recorded.

Last update: 30.06.2011