Australian Museum Journal A catalogue of the type specimens of Diptera in the Australian Museum

Shortform:
Daniels, 1978, Rec. Aust. Mus. 31(11): 411–471
Author(s):
Daniels, Greg
Year published:
1978
Title:
A catalogue of the type specimens of Diptera in the Australian Museum
Serial title:
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume:
31
Issue:
11
Start page:
411
End page:
471
DOI:
10.3853/j.0067-1975.31.1978.222
Language:
English
Date published:
30 June 1978
Cover date:
30 June 1978
ISSN:
0067-1975
CODEN:
RAUMAJ
Publisher:
The Australian Museum
Place published:
Sydney, Australia
Subjects:
INSECTA: DIPTERA; TAXONOMY; AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM; TYPE SPECIMENS
Digitized:
30 December 2008
Available online:
02 March 2009
Reference number:
222
EndNote package:
EndNote file
Title page:
Title page (80kb PDF)
Complete work:
Complete work (4296kb PDF)

Abstract

List of Australian types

List of Pacific Island types

List of types from other regions

List of damaged G.H.H. Hardy types

Alphabetical list of specific, subspecific and variety names

The Diptera type-collection in the Australian Museum comprises 3040 specimens representing 620 nominal species. Of the species represented 590 are Australian, 47 are from New Guinea and the Pacific Islands and seven are from other regions. According to published data, 10 type specimens representing nine species have not been located in the collection.

... The catalogue is divided into three faunal areas, viz: Australia, being mainland Australia and Tasmania only; Pacific Islands, comprising New Guinea, New Hebrides, Norfolk Island, Lord Howe Island and New Zealand; and other regions of which only one or two species are represented...