The Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig

is a research museum of the Leibniz Association

Hymenoptera

Hymenoptera: Bees, Wasps, and Ants

The following collections are curated (status as of Aug. 2006), including 263 primary and 1829 secondary types:

Heteroptera

  • 21,000 individuals of 1808 taxa
  • large parts of the collection of Johann Klapperich as well as the collection of A. Schoop and the permanent loan of the Zoo Cologne

"Homoptera"

  • 10,000 individuals of 1811 taxa
  • parts of the collection of A. Jacobi, Johann Klapperich and the permanent loan of the Zoo Cologne

Hymenoptera

  • 70,000 individuals of 8552 taxa
  • parts of the collection of Johann Klapperich as well as the collections of W. Aerts, Johannes Gallasch, R. Oberthür, August Reichensperger, R. Roesler, A. Schoop and the permanent loan of the Zoo Cologne

Orthopteroidea

  • 28,000 individuals of 2556 taxa
  • large parts of the collection of Johann Klapperich as well as the collections of D. Bornhalm, Sigfrid Ingrisch, Josef Szijj and the permanent loan of the Zoo Cologne

Phthiraptera

  • 24,000 individuals of 667 taxa
  • parts of the collection of Richard Meinertzhagen and Heinrich Klockenhoff

Siphonaptera

  • 4,000 individuals of 30 taxa

Contact person

Head of Hymenoptera Section
Curator
Deputy Head of Department Arthropoda
Editor-in-chief Bonn zoological Bulletin
+49 228 9122-290
+49 228 9122-212
r [dot] peters [at] leibniz-zfmk [dot] de