Senckenberg Museum of Natural History Görlitz

Pterygote Insects

Entomological Collection

Per 14 December 2012 the determined and systematically arranged parts of the collection contained 420000 specimens of about 18500 species (among them 17500 Palaearctic). These are divided as follows. 

  specimens species
Ephemeroptera 18  
Odonata 1115 82
Plecoptera 40  
Dermaptera 379 33
Manoptera 63 17
Blattoptera 246 25
Isoptera 6 2
Phasmida 40 28
Saltatoria 3716 214
Psocoptera 33  
Phthiraptera 9  
Thysanoptera 10  
Heteroptera 18301 740
Homoptera 14883 872
Megaloptera 50 2
Raphidioptera 141 10
Neuroptera 935 89
Coleoptera 166518 8541
Hymenoptera
(without Formicidae)
37091 1807
Formicidae (mounted) 55789 570
Formicidae (ethanol) 45532  
Lepidoptera 52270 3650
Trichoptera 195  
Mecoptera 175 7
Diptera 20881 1500
Siphonaptera 127  

 

Type material is present from 170 species, including  71 holo-, lecto- oder neotypes. More detailed:  
Formicidae (95, 53), Diptera (19, 11), Cicadina (43, 5), Hymenoptera without Formicidae (5, 1), Coleoptera (3, 1). 

Tetramorium alpestre

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