Invertebrate Zoology

The Collection

The following collections are unique to Carnegie Museum of Natural History.

COLLECTIONS INCLUDING MANY ORDERS OF INSECTS
• H. Boyd (Nearctic, especially Cicindelidae) • A.C. Good and A.I. Good (Cameroon)
• H. Kahl (Sweden, North America)
• S.M. Klages (French Guyana & the Amazon)
• G. Onore (Africa, Ecuador)
• J.E. Rawlins (world, especially Noctuoidea) • J.A. Reis (Cameroon)
• H.H. Smith (Brazil, Colombia)
• J. Steinbach (Bolivia)
• H.L. Weber (Cameroon)
• M.A. Weymarn (northern China)
• M. Wible (Nearctic)

OTHER SIGNIFICANT TYPE HOLDINGS
• P.P. Calvert (South American Odonata)
• W.J. Fox (South American Hymenoptera)
• H. Osborn (South American Cicadellidae)

SIPHONAPTERA
• R. Traub (world)

COLLECTIONS FROM MAJOR EXPEDITIONS
• Eclipse Expedition to Japan (1887)
• Avinoff/Shoumatoff Expeditions, Jamaica (1936-1940)
• Cary-Carnegie Expedition, Baja California (1962)
• Carnegie Expedition to Ecuador (1983)
• Carnegie Expedition to Cameroon (1984)
• Project Wallace, Sulawesi (1985)
• Carnegie Expedition to Andean Ecuador (1987, 1993)
• Carnegie Expeditions (15) to Dominican Republic/Haiti (1987-1993, 1995, 1998, 2001-2004)
• Carnegie Expedition to Taiwan (1988)
• Carnegie Expedition to Malawi (1988-1989)
• Carnegie Expedition to Dominica-St. Lucia (1991)
• Carnegie Expedition to Congo (1993)
• Carnegie Expedition to Puerto Rico (1996)

LEPIDOPTERA
• A. Avinoff (Central Asia, esp. Parnassiinae)
• B. Barton-Eckett (Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania)
• M.A. Carter (Pennsylvania)
• B.P. Clark (world Sphingidae
including those of Boisduval, Mell, Howe, and Oberthur)
• H.K. Clench (Bahamas; world Lycaenidae)
• W. Doherty (East Africa, Java, Sulawesi)
• W.H. Edwards (Nearctic)
• G.A. Ehrmann (world)
• H. Engel (Pennsylvania)
• R.M. Fox (Liberia; Neotropical Ithomiinae)
H.A. Freeman (New World Hesperiidae)
• J.S. Garth (California)
• W.J. Holland (world)
• F.M. Hope (Arkansas)
• G.V. Hudson (New Zealand)
• J. Klapperich (Afghanistan)
• Knyvett Collection (northern India)
• B. Krautwurm (Nearctic)
• Sra. R. Lafebre (Ecuador)
• A.W. Lindsey (world Hesperiidae)
• Fr. Maessen (Ghana)
• F. Marloff (Nearctic)
• T.L. Meade (Nearctic)
• E.P. Mellon (Florida)
• C.G. Merker (Nearctic)
• L.D. Miller (world Hesperiidae)
• R.A. Rahn (Nearctic)
• R.F. Rockwell (Nearctic)
• W. Schaus (Neotropical; exceptional diversity)
• M. Serrano (El Salvador)
• J.B. Sullivan (North Carolina)
• W. Sweadner (Nearctic)
• E.C. Welling (Mexico)
• R.C. Wood (Malawi)
• W.W. Worthington (Bahamas)
• W.H. Yackley (Pennsylvania)
• W.A. Zanol (Pennsylvania)

COLEOPTERA
• R.E. Acciavatti (world Cicindelidae)
• M. Alvarenga (Brazil)
• R.A. Androw (Neartic)
• T.C. Barr (Nearctic Carabidae; cave fauna)
• R. and J. Bell (world Rhysodidae)
• J.R. Bowman (Nearctic)
• R.L. Davidson (world, especially Carabidae)
• J. Glaser (world)
• J. Hamilton (Nearctic)
• H.G. Klages (Pennsylvania)
• T. Nathan (India)
• L. Pena (Chile)
• H. Ulke (Nearctic)
• A. Walford-Huggins (Australian Carabidae)
• R.D. Ward (Botswana, South Africa, Bolivia, Chile, Cyprus, Jordan,esp. world Carabidae)
DIPTERA
• B.A. Foote (Nearctic acalyptrates)
• C.D. Hynes (Immature Tipulidae)
• C.W. Young (world Tipulidae)
OTHER MAJOR COLLECTIONS
• Lepidoptera, Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia (Exchange 1962-1964, including collections of
R.C. Williams (Hesperiidae)
W.J. Coxey (Andean Ecuador)
Poey (Cuba)
• National Forest Surveys:
Allegheny, 1993-96
Monongahela, 1994-96
Wasatch-Cache, 1997-98.
• PA Barrens Habitat Inventory (1996-1997)
• PA Small Mammal Parasitoid Survey (1946-1953)
• St. Vincent College, Latrobe, PA (material of M. Wirtner and J. Schmitt of Schmitt box fame)
• University of Vermont Collections (Lepidoptera and Carabidae, 1991-1994)