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.