British collections

Pinned material collected in the UK is currently kept in a separate British Coleoptera collection at the Museum and includes major collections such as those of:

  • JA Power (1810-1886)
  • Horace Donisthorpe (1870-1951)
  • Rev. CE Tottenham (1895-1977)

Recent acquisitions include the collections of :

  • Eric Gowing-Scopes
  • AA Allen
  • Ian Menzies 
  • Laurie Christie

A synoptic British reference collection can be examined in the Angela Marmont Centre for UK Biodiversity.

The Angela Marmont centre
Angela Marmont Centre for UK Biodiversity

Get involved in UK biodiversity at the Angela Marmont Centre, located in the new Darwin Centre.