Mr David Notton

Mr David Notton

Senior Curator, Hymenoptera

Department: Life Sciences
Division: LS Insects
Phone: 0207 942 5974
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Insects, Hymenoptera

David Notton, Gavin BroadNatalie Dale-SkeySuzanne Ryder

Specialisms

Curation of Hymenoptera collections, Diapriidae), Hymenoptera, Peer review of taxonomic papers on parasitic Hymenoptera, Recognition and cataloguing of Hymenoptera type specimens, Systematics of Diapriinae (Insecta

Qualifications

Degrees

BA Hons (2i) Pure & Applied Biology, Oxford University, United Kingdom

MA Pure & Applied Biology, Oxford University, United Kingdom

Employment history

Academic

Senior Curator, The Natural History Museum, Department of Life Sciences, United Kingdom, 2003 - ongoing

Curator of Natural History, Reading Museum Service, Natural History, United Kingdom, 1997 - 2003

Curatorial Assistant, The Natural History Museum, Department of Entomology, United Kingdom, 1994 - 1997

Research Assistant, Imperial College, United Kingdom, 1993 - 1994

Consultancy

Curatorial Advisor, Cole Museum of Comparative Zoology, University of Reading
2001 - 2003.

Fieldwork

United Kingdom
2014 - 2014.

United Kingdom
2012 - 2012.

United Kingdom
2011 - 2011.

External Positions

Secondee, International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 2008 - 2011.

Memberships

NatSCA.

Museums Association.

Publications

Caroline Ware, Miranda lowe, Duncan sivell, Anne baker, Tristan Bantock, Maxwell barclay, Gay Carr, Larissa Cooper, Len Ellis, Martin Hall, Eric Hollowday, Martin Honey, Dave John, John Martin, Notton DG, Daniel Osborne, Adrian Rundle, Emma Sherlock, Bryan Tabor, Thomas J.Thomas, Holger Thüs, John Tovey, Pat Wolseley (2016) Further developments of the flora and fauna of the Wildlife Garden at the Natural History Museum, London –Twenty years of species recording. London Naturalist,

Buhl P, Broad G, Notton D (2016) Checklist of British and Irish Hymenoptera - Platygastroidea. Biodiversity Data Journal, 4 : e7991 - e7991. doi: 10.3897/BDJ.4.e7991

Rosa P, Wei N-S, Notton D, Xu Z-F (2016) Revision of the Oriental genus Holophris Mocsary, 1890 and description of the genus Leptopareia Rosa & Xu, gen. nov (Hymenoptera, Chrysididae). ZOOTAXA, 4083 (2) : 201 - 220.

Tang CQ, Notton DG, Norman H, Vogler A (2015) Building the UK’s bee DNA barcode library. Michel E, Mounce R, Aubriot X (Eds). Young Systematists' Forum, 20 - 20 11 11The Natural History Museum, London : London, UK.

Rosa P, Wei NA-SEN, Notton DAVID, Xu ZAI-FU (2015) The genus Philoctetes Abeille de Perrin, 1879 from China, with description of two new species (Hymenoptera, Chrysididae). Zootaxa, 4040 (4) : 433 - 433. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4040.4.3

Barclay MVL, Notton DG (2015) A new record of Oxythyrea funesta (Poda) (Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae) from the London area, with a summary of recent and historical British records of this species. The Coleopterist, 24 : 113 - 116.

Tang CQ, Notton DG, Norman H, Vogler A (null) Next generation bee monitoring. Making London Nature Smart,

Notton DG (2015) Bees and wasps of Bookham Common, Surrey, UK: Records made 17 July 2015.

Notton DG (2015) Bees, wasps and other invertebrates of the Bristol district, UK: Records made 2-4 July 2015.

Notton DG (2015) Bees, wasps and other insects of Wimbledon Common, London, UK: Records made during 2015.

Notton DG, Popovici OA, Van AchterbergC, De RondJ, Burn JT (2014) Parasitoid wasps new to Britain (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae, Eurytomidae, Braconidae & Bethylidae). European Journal of Taxonomy, 0 (99) : doi: 10.5852/ejt.2014.99

Popovici OA, Mitroiu M-D, G NOTTOND (2014) New teratological cases in Platygastridae and Pteromalidae (Hymenoptera). TURKISH JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, 38 : 491 - 499. doi: 10.3906/zoo-1312-30

Notton DG (2014) A catalogue of the types of Diapriinae (Hymenoptera, Diapriidae) at the Natural History Museum, London. European Journal of Taxonomy, 0 (75) : doi: 10.5852/ejt.2014.75

Popovici OVIDIUALIN, Masner LUBOMIR, Notton DAVIDG, Popovici MARIANA (2013) Revision of the European species of Calotelea Westwood (Hymenoptera: Platygastroidea). Zootaxa, 3664 (2) : 233 - 233. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3664.2.7

Popovici OVIDIUALIN, Masner LUBOMIR, Notton DAVIDG, Popovici MARIANA (2013) A review of Western Palaearctic Amblyscelio and Baryconus (Hymenoptera: Platygastroidea, Platygastridae). Zootaxa, 3599 (4) : doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3599.4.2

Bantock TM, Notton DG, Barclay MVL (2011) Rhaphigaster nebulosa (Pentatomidae: Pentatomini) arrives in Britain. Het News (ser. 2), 17/18 :

Broad GR, Sääksjärvi IE, Veijalainen A, Notton DG (2011) Three new genera of Banchinae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) from Central and South America. Journal of Natural History, 45 (21-22) : 1311 - 1329. doi: 10.1080/00222933.2011.552809

Notton DG (2011) A new practical method for profiling and topping up alcohol preserved entomology collections. NatSCA News, 21 : 44 - 98.

Notton DG (2011) The availability and validity of the name Forpus flavicollis Bertagnolio & Racheli, 2010, for a parrotlet from Colombia. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club, 131 : 221 - 224.

Notton DG, Michel E, Dale-skey N, Nikolaeva S, Tracey S (2011) Best practice in the use of the scientific names of animals: Support for editors of technical journals. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 68 : 313 - 322.

Popovici O, Bin F, Masner L, Popovici M, Notton D (2011) Triteleia peyerimhoffi comb. n., a remarkably variable circum-Mediterranean scelionid (Hymenoptera, Platygastroidea). ZooKeys, 140 : 71 - 99. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.140.1925

Notton DG (2010) A catalogue of the types of Platygastridae (Hymenoptera, Platygastroidea) at the Museum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, with brief notes on the history of the collection. ZOOTAXA, 1 - 24.

Buhl PN, Notton DG (2009) A revised catalogue of the Platygastridae of the British Isles (Hymenoptera: Platygastroidea). Journal of Natural History, 43 (27-28) : 1651 - 1703. doi: 10.1080/00222930902993732

Notton DG (2009) Bumblebees in the Wildlife Garden. Nature First, 55 : 9 - 12.

Notton DG, Buffington ML, Van NoortS (2009) The status of the type material of Pycnostigmus rostratus Cameron (Hymenoptera, Figitidae, Pycnostigminae). Journal of Natural History, 43 : 181 - 184.

Notton DG, Dathe HH (2008) William Kirby's types of Hylaeus Fabricius (Hymenoptera, Colletidae) in the collection of the Natural History Museum, London. Journal of Natural History, 42 (27-28) : 1861 - 1865. doi: 10.1080/00222930802128512

Notton DG (2008) Killer wasps of the South Atlantic. Waterhouse Times, 61 :

Notton DG (2008) Insects of Mortimer forest on the Shropshire/Herefordshire border. British Journal of Entomology and Natural History, 21 : 187 - 192.

Notton DG (2007) A catalogue of types of the smaller taxa of Proctotrupoidea (Hymenoptera) in the Museum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, with notes on the history of the insect collection of L. A. G. Bosc d'Antic. ZOOSYSTEMA, 29 (3) : 457 - 470.

Notton DG (2006) Eobania vermiculata in the UK. Mollusc World, 11 :

Notton DG (2006) The Diptera section at the Natural History Museum is open to visitors again. Dipterist's Digest (second series) 2005, 12 :

Notton DG (2006) A recent record of Piophila casei (Linnaeus, 1758) (Diptera, Piophilidae) from Britain. Dipterist's Digest (second series) 2005, 12 :

Notton DG (2006) Genus-group taxa of Platygastroidea (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae & Platygastridae) new to Britain.. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, 142 : 189 - 206.

Notton DG (2005) The publication dates of C.G. Thomson's papers on Scandinavian Proctotrupoidea sensu lato (Hymenoptera). Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, 141 : 227 - 232.

Bennett FD, Notton DG (2004) A review of species of the Diapria genus group found in the Isle of Man with twelve species of Diapria and Trichopria (Hym., Diapriidae) new to the island. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, 140 : 107 - 111.

Notton DG (2004) A catalogue of types of Diapriinae (Hymenoptera, Diapriidae) at the National Museum of Natural History, Paris, with notes on the classification of Diapriinae and a brief history of the types of Jean-Jacques Kieffer (1856-1925). Zoosystema, 26 : 315 - 352.

Notton DG, O’connor JP (2004) Type specimens of Diapriinae in the Haliday collection at The Natural History Museum, Dublin – National Museum of Ireland (Hym., Diapriidae). Entomologist’s Monthly Magazine, 140 : 215 - 218.

O'connor JP, Nash R, Notton DG, Fergusson NDM (2004) A catalogue of the Irish Platygastroidea and Proctotrupoidea (Hymenoptera). Occasional Publications of the Irish Biogeographical Society, 7 :

Courses taught

Postgraduate: Ecosystem Service Providers: Taxonomy and Biology of Parasitoids and Pollinators
, London
11/2014 - 12/2014.

MSc: Taxonomy and Biodiversity
, London

Introduction

Qualifications

Degrees

BA Hons (2i) Pure & Applied Biology, Oxford University, United Kingdom

MA Pure & Applied Biology, Oxford University, United Kingdom

Employment history

Academic

Senior Curator, The Natural History Museum, Department of Life Sciences, United Kingdom, 2003 - ongoing

Curator of Natural History, Reading Museum Service, Natural History, United Kingdom, 1997 - 2003

Curatorial Assistant, The Natural History Museum, Department of Entomology, United Kingdom, 1994 - 1997

Research Assistant, Imperial College, United Kingdom, 1993 - 1994

Projects

Consultancy

Curatorial Advisor, Cole Museum of Comparative Zoology, University of Reading
2001 - 2003.

Fieldwork

United Kingdom
2014 - 2014.

United Kingdom
2012 - 2012.

United Kingdom
2011 - 2011.

Professional activities

External Positions

Secondee, International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 2008 - 2011.

Memberships

NatSCA.

Museums Association.

Publications

Publications

Caroline Ware, Miranda lowe, Duncan sivell, Anne baker, Tristan Bantock, Maxwell barclay, Gay Carr, Larissa Cooper, Len Ellis, Martin Hall, Eric Hollowday, Martin Honey, Dave John, John Martin, Notton DG, Daniel Osborne, Adrian Rundle, Emma Sherlock, Bryan Tabor, Thomas J.Thomas, Holger Thüs, John Tovey, Pat Wolseley (2016) Further developments of the flora and fauna of the Wildlife Garden at the Natural History Museum, London –Twenty years of species recording. London Naturalist,

Buhl P, Broad G, Notton D (2016) Checklist of British and Irish Hymenoptera - Platygastroidea. Biodiversity Data Journal, 4 : e7991 - e7991. doi: 10.3897/BDJ.4.e7991

Rosa P, Wei N-S, Notton D, Xu Z-F (2016) Revision of the Oriental genus Holophris Mocsary, 1890 and description of the genus Leptopareia Rosa & Xu, gen. nov (Hymenoptera, Chrysididae). ZOOTAXA, 4083 (2) : 201 - 220.

Tang CQ, Notton DG, Norman H, Vogler A (2015) Building the UK’s bee DNA barcode library. Michel E, Mounce R, Aubriot X (Eds). Young Systematists' Forum, 20 - 20 11 11The Natural History Museum, London : London, UK.

Rosa P, Wei NA-SEN, Notton DAVID, Xu ZAI-FU (2015) The genus Philoctetes Abeille de Perrin, 1879 from China, with description of two new species (Hymenoptera, Chrysididae). Zootaxa, 4040 (4) : 433 - 433. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4040.4.3

Barclay MVL, Notton DG (2015) A new record of Oxythyrea funesta (Poda) (Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae) from the London area, with a summary of recent and historical British records of this species. The Coleopterist, 24 : 113 - 116.

Tang CQ, Notton DG, Norman H, Vogler A (null) Next generation bee monitoring. Making London Nature Smart,

Notton DG (2015) Bees and wasps of Bookham Common, Surrey, UK: Records made 17 July 2015.

Notton DG (2015) Bees, wasps and other invertebrates of the Bristol district, UK: Records made 2-4 July 2015.

Notton DG (2015) Bees, wasps and other insects of Wimbledon Common, London, UK: Records made during 2015.

Notton DG, Popovici OA, Van AchterbergC, De RondJ, Burn JT (2014) Parasitoid wasps new to Britain (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae, Eurytomidae, Braconidae & Bethylidae). European Journal of Taxonomy, 0 (99) : doi: 10.5852/ejt.2014.99

Popovici OA, Mitroiu M-D, G NOTTOND (2014) New teratological cases in Platygastridae and Pteromalidae (Hymenoptera). TURKISH JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, 38 : 491 - 499. doi: 10.3906/zoo-1312-30

Notton DG (2014) A catalogue of the types of Diapriinae (Hymenoptera, Diapriidae) at the Natural History Museum, London. European Journal of Taxonomy, 0 (75) : doi: 10.5852/ejt.2014.75

Popovici OVIDIUALIN, Masner LUBOMIR, Notton DAVIDG, Popovici MARIANA (2013) Revision of the European species of Calotelea Westwood (Hymenoptera: Platygastroidea). Zootaxa, 3664 (2) : 233 - 233. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3664.2.7

Popovici OVIDIUALIN, Masner LUBOMIR, Notton DAVIDG, Popovici MARIANA (2013) A review of Western Palaearctic Amblyscelio and Baryconus (Hymenoptera: Platygastroidea, Platygastridae). Zootaxa, 3599 (4) : doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3599.4.2

Bantock TM, Notton DG, Barclay MVL (2011) Rhaphigaster nebulosa (Pentatomidae: Pentatomini) arrives in Britain. Het News (ser. 2), 17/18 :

Broad GR, Sääksjärvi IE, Veijalainen A, Notton DG (2011) Three new genera of Banchinae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) from Central and South America. Journal of Natural History, 45 (21-22) : 1311 - 1329. doi: 10.1080/00222933.2011.552809

Notton DG (2011) A new practical method for profiling and topping up alcohol preserved entomology collections. NatSCA News, 21 : 44 - 98.

Notton DG (2011) The availability and validity of the name Forpus flavicollis Bertagnolio & Racheli, 2010, for a parrotlet from Colombia. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club, 131 : 221 - 224.

Notton DG, Michel E, Dale-skey N, Nikolaeva S, Tracey S (2011) Best practice in the use of the scientific names of animals: Support for editors of technical journals. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 68 : 313 - 322.

Popovici O, Bin F, Masner L, Popovici M, Notton D (2011) Triteleia peyerimhoffi comb. n., a remarkably variable circum-Mediterranean scelionid (Hymenoptera, Platygastroidea). ZooKeys, 140 : 71 - 99. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.140.1925

Notton DG (2010) A catalogue of the types of Platygastridae (Hymenoptera, Platygastroidea) at the Museum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, with brief notes on the history of the collection. ZOOTAXA, 1 - 24.

Buhl PN, Notton DG (2009) A revised catalogue of the Platygastridae of the British Isles (Hymenoptera: Platygastroidea). Journal of Natural History, 43 (27-28) : 1651 - 1703. doi: 10.1080/00222930902993732

Notton DG (2009) Bumblebees in the Wildlife Garden. Nature First, 55 : 9 - 12.

Notton DG, Buffington ML, Van NoortS (2009) The status of the type material of Pycnostigmus rostratus Cameron (Hymenoptera, Figitidae, Pycnostigminae). Journal of Natural History, 43 : 181 - 184.

Notton DG, Dathe HH (2008) William Kirby's types of Hylaeus Fabricius (Hymenoptera, Colletidae) in the collection of the Natural History Museum, London. Journal of Natural History, 42 (27-28) : 1861 - 1865. doi: 10.1080/00222930802128512

Notton DG (2008) Killer wasps of the South Atlantic. Waterhouse Times, 61 :

Notton DG (2008) Insects of Mortimer forest on the Shropshire/Herefordshire border. British Journal of Entomology and Natural History, 21 : 187 - 192.

Notton DG (2007) A catalogue of types of the smaller taxa of Proctotrupoidea (Hymenoptera) in the Museum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, with notes on the history of the insect collection of L. A. G. Bosc d'Antic. ZOOSYSTEMA, 29 (3) : 457 - 470.

Notton DG (2006) Eobania vermiculata in the UK. Mollusc World, 11 :

Notton DG (2006) The Diptera section at the Natural History Museum is open to visitors again. Dipterist's Digest (second series) 2005, 12 :

Notton DG (2006) A recent record of Piophila casei (Linnaeus, 1758) (Diptera, Piophilidae) from Britain. Dipterist's Digest (second series) 2005, 12 :

Notton DG (2006) Genus-group taxa of Platygastroidea (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae & Platygastridae) new to Britain.. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, 142 : 189 - 206.

Notton DG (2005) The publication dates of C.G. Thomson's papers on Scandinavian Proctotrupoidea sensu lato (Hymenoptera). Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, 141 : 227 - 232.

Bennett FD, Notton DG (2004) A review of species of the Diapria genus group found in the Isle of Man with twelve species of Diapria and Trichopria (Hym., Diapriidae) new to the island. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, 140 : 107 - 111.

Notton DG (2004) A catalogue of types of Diapriinae (Hymenoptera, Diapriidae) at the National Museum of Natural History, Paris, with notes on the classification of Diapriinae and a brief history of the types of Jean-Jacques Kieffer (1856-1925). Zoosystema, 26 : 315 - 352.

Notton DG, O’connor JP (2004) Type specimens of Diapriinae in the Haliday collection at The Natural History Museum, Dublin – National Museum of Ireland (Hym., Diapriidae). Entomologist’s Monthly Magazine, 140 : 215 - 218.

O'connor JP, Nash R, Notton DG, Fergusson NDM (2004) A catalogue of the Irish Platygastroidea and Proctotrupoidea (Hymenoptera). Occasional Publications of the Irish Biogeographical Society, 7 :

Teaching and students

Courses taught

Postgraduate: Ecosystem Service Providers: Taxonomy and Biology of Parasitoids and Pollinators
, London
11/2014 - 12/2014.

MSc: Taxonomy and Biodiversity
, London