Diptera research

Diptera are a large order of insects, containing 120,000 species including flies and mosquitoes. 

Our extensive Diptera research is focused in the following areas:

Asilidae:Lampria dives
Taxonomy and systematics of Diptera

Provides information about the taxonomy, phylogeny and nomenclature of Diptera.

Brachycera Orthorrhapha specimens
Diptera collections

Discover more about the Museum's large collection of Diptera.

Glossina morsitans morsitans, savanna tsetse fly.

Discover more about the different groups of flies.