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Insect Collection

This is an extensive collection that requires much attention. It contains some type specimens. Many specimens have not been identified yet, thus requiring much work.

 

Order

Family

No. of   genera

No. of species

Approx.Total   No. of specimens

Lepidoptera

Pieridae

17

26

>100

 

Nymphalidae

7

14

80

 

Lycaenidae

28

52

>100

 

Hesperidae

10

23

60

 

Satyridae

8

15

60

 

Papilionidae

3

3

40

 

Noctuidae

?

?

>100

 

Saturnidae

?

?

40

 

Others

?

?

100

Coleoptera

43 families from Lebanon

?

?

>1000

 

Mr. Peyron’s exotic collection

?

?

>6000

Diptera

45 families

?

?

300

Hymenoptera

13 families

?

?

~200

Odonata

9 families

?

?

~100

Neuroptera

5 families

?

?

~100

Orthoptera

8 families

 

 

~100

Hemiptera

16 families

 

 

100

Homoptera

6 families

 

 

50

Others

 

 

 

100

Total

>153 families

>>73

>>133

>8830

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