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Curator: Assoc. Prof. Dr Nikolay Simov

National Museum of Natural History
1 Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd
1000 Sofia


Collection True Bugs (Hemiptera)

Collection True Bugs (Hemiptera)

The Hemiptera collection includes materials collected by D. Ioakimov, N. Nedelkov, A. Drenowsky and P. Drensky in the first half of the 20th century. There are also some materials collected and identified by M. Josifov from Asia. The collection also contains specimens (mainly alcohol preserved samples) collected from various tropical regions by P. Beron, as well as materials from Europe (mainly from the Balkan Peninsula), the Caucasus, Central Asia and Vietnam collected by N. Simov.

The Hemiptera collection contains over 100 entomological boxes of about 15000—20000 specimens, including 25 types.