A major project is underway to make the Entomology Department collection database available online. A large proportion of the Hymenoptera are already catalogued.
Entomology collection database
There is also a comprehensive database for the world fauna of the superfamily Chalcidoidea.
Universal Chalcidoidea Database
The Pittioni bee collection Scratchpad contains information on the collecting data for European bees in the collection of Bruno Pittioni (1906 – 1952), including floral associations.
The Pittioni bee collection
If you cannot find what you are looking for please contact the curatorial staff.
Contact a curator
- Suzanne Ryder, Collection Manager
Responsible for overall management, curation of Symphyta and Formicidae
- David Notton, Senior Curator
Responsible for Cynipoidea, Proctotrupoidea, Platygastroidea, Ceraphronoidea, Chrysidoidea, Apoidea
- Gavin Broad, Senior Curator
Responsible for Ichneumonoidea and Vespoidea, except Formicidae
- Natalie Dale-Skey, Curatorial Assistant
Responsible for Chalcidoidea, Evanioidea, Megalyroidea, Mymarommatoidea, Stephanoidea, Trigonalyoidea.