The Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig
is a research museum of the Leibniz Association
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In the Hymenoptera section, additional to the Hymenoptera, the following collections of organisms are curated: Heteroptera, "Homoptera", Orthopteroidea (includes Mantodea, Blattodea, Dermaptera, Phasmatodea, and Saltatoria) and Phthiraptera. At present the collection includes ca. 160,000 individuals of ca. 15,500 taxa. The section house collections (or parts of it) of Wilhelm Aerts, Dietrich Bornhalm, Johannes Gallasch, Sigfrid Ingrisch, A. Jacobi, Heinrich Klockenhoff, Richard Meinertzhagen, Rene Oberthür, August Reichensperger, R. Roesler, A. Schoop, Josef Szijj and in addition those of the Zoo Cologne and of the former Fuhlrott Museum Wuppertal.
The Hymenoptera section curates various collections, which include 256 primary and 2085 secondary types. In total, about 160,000 specimens from approximately 16,000 taxa are located in the section.
The collection manager works together with all six arthropod collections.
Visit and browse our Hymenoptera catalogue online!