The SDEI focuses its research on phylogenetic systematics as well as on biogeography. That means the examination of phylogeny and classification of species within the megadiverse insect orders such as Hymenoptera, Diptera, Coleoptera and Lepidoptera.
Entomology Information Centre is part of the SDEI in Müncheberg Germany an provides numerous instruments for entomological research.
The SDEI Entomological Library in Müncheberg provides a wide range of entomological litterature: monographs, series, journals, both recent and historical.
The SDEI Archive preserves documents regarding the history of this institution, its entomolgical research and more than 120 bequest of Entomologists: correspondence, photographs and entomological objects.
You want to visit the SDEI Müncheberg? Do research, have a guided tour, see the entomological library and or insect colletion? Find out how to get there.
Our contact persons for the Directorate, Secretariat, the Custodia: Coleoptera, Diptera, Lepidoptera, Hemimetabola, Hymenoptera as well as the Molecular Laboratory, Ecology, Library and Archive.