Australian Museum Entomology Collection

The Australian Museum entomology collection contains mostly Australian species but there is a strong non-Australian representation of beetles, psocids (booklice), flies, butterflies and moths.

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Australian Museum Water Boatman Expedition - 2

Water Boatmen inhabit freshwater ponds, streams, and lakes that have aquatic plants. They swim under the water surface but they also have wings, and …

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Australian Museum Robber Fly Expedition - 17

The Robber Flies belong to the Asilidae family, they are also known as assassin flies. The name "robber flies" reflects their notoriously aggressive …

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Australian Museum Robber Fly Expedition - 16

The Robber Flies belong to the Asilidae family, they are also known as assassin flies. The name "robber flies" reflects their notoriously aggressive …

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Australian Museum Frit Flies Expedition - 2

The Chloropidae are a family of flies commonly known as frit flies or grass flies. These are usually very small flies, yellow or black and appearing …

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Australian Museum Insect Soups

The Australian Museum holds a large number of unsorted jars of insects collected in insect traps during field work. These bulk collections, known as …

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Australian Museum Frit Flies Expedition - 3

The Chloropidae are a family of flies commonly known as frit flies or grass flies. These are usually very small flies, yellow or black and appearing …

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Australian Museum Robber Fly Expedition - 18

The Robber Flies belong to the Asilidae family, they are also known as assassin flies. The name "robber flies" reflects their notoriously aggressive …

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Australian Museum Butterflies From Around the World - 3

Butterflies and moths belong to the order Lepidoptera. Butterflies have large, often brightly coloured wings, and conspicuous, fluttering flight. Som…

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Australian Museum Robber Fly Expedition - 4

The Robber Flies belong to the Asilidae family, they are also known as assassin flies. The name "robber flies" reflects their notoriously aggressive …

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Australian Museum Dragonflies

Dragonflies are large, conspicuous insects generally found near freshwater habitats. They are an ancient and successful group that was around long be…

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