Loan of specimens

We were able to study material from all over the world for which we would like to thank the following institutions and the respective curators or collection managers.

ABSC: Archbold Biological Station, Lake Placid, Florida, USA [M. Deyrup].

AEIC: American Entomological Institute, Gainesville, Florida, USA [D. Wahl].

AMGS: Albany Museum. Grahamstown, South Africa [S. & F. Gess].

AMNH: American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York, USA [J. Carpenter & D. Grimaldi].

BMNH: Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom [G. Broad & P. Brown].

CASC: California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, USA [W. Pulawski & R. Zuparko].

CCPC: Charles C. Porter, Personal Collection in FSCA, Gainesville, Florida, USA.

CNCI: Canadian National Collection of Insects, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada [A. Bennett].

CUIC: Cornell University Insect Collection, Ithaca, New York, USA [E. R. Hoebeke & J. Liebherr].

DJBC: Dennis Brothers, personal collection, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

DZUP: Departamento de Zoologia, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil [G. A. R. Melo].

FSAG: Faculte des Sciences Agronomiques, Gembloux, Belgium [R. Wahis].

FSCA: Florida State Collection of Arthropods, Gainesville, Florida, USA [J. Wiley].

HIC: United States, Kentucky, Lexington, University of Kentucky, Department of Entomology, Hymenoptera Institute Collection [M. Sharkey].

IAVH*: Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos, Villa de Leyva,Colombia.

ICN*: Insituto de Ciencias Naturales de la Universidad Nacional, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia [C. Sarmiento-M.].

INBio: Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad, Santo Domingo de Heredia, Costa Rica [M. Solis].

INHS*: Illinois Natural History Survey Insect Collection, Champaign, Illinois, USA [S. Taylor].

INBP: Museo Nacional de Historia Natural del Paraguay, Inventorio Biologico Nacional, Asuncion, Paraguay.

IRCW: University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA [S. Krauth].

IRSNB: Institute Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Brussels, Belgium [Y. Braet] (Until further notice the specimen is still in the private collection of Yves Braet).

LACM: Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, Los Angeles, California, USA [W. Xie].

LOHR: Volker Lohrmann, Personal Collection, Berlin, Germany.

LSAM: Louisiana State Arthropod Museum, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA.

MACN*: Museo Argentina de Ciencias Naturales, Buenos Aires, Argentina [A. Roig Alsina].

MCZC: Museum of Comparative Zoology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA [S. Cover].

MEMU: Mississippi Entomological Museum, Mississippi, Mississippi, USA [T. Schiefer].

MIUP: Museo de Invertebrados G. B. Fairchild, Universidad de Panama, Panama [R. Cambra].

MNHN: Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France [C. Villemant].

MUCR: Museo de Insectos, Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica [P. Hanson].

MZLU: Museum of  Zoology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden [R. Danielsson].

NCSU*: North Carolina State University Insect Collection, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA [P. Mullins].

NMBE: Naturhistorisches Museum der Burgergemeinde Bern, Bern, Schweiz [C. Schüepp & H. Baur].

NMWA: Naturhistorisches Museum Wien, Austria [M. Madl, D. Zimmermann].

OLML: Oberöstereichisches Landesmuseum, Linz, Austria [F. Gusenleitner].

PMAE: Provincial Museum of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada [T. Cobb & M. Buck].

QSBG: Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden, Chaing Mai, Thailand.

RMNH: Natural History Museum, Leiden, Netherlands [K. van Achterberg, R. de Vries].

ROME: Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada [C. Darling, A. Guidotti].

RWHC*: Robert W. Hamilton, Personal Collection, Loyola University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

SAMC: South African Museum, Cape Town, South Africa [M. Cochrane, S. van Noort].

SEMC: Snow Entomological Museum, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA [M. Engel, J. Thomas].

SMNS: Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde, Stuttgart, Germany.

SMSU*: Southeast Missouri State University, Department of Biology, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA [D. Wood].

TAMU: Department of Entomology, Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas, USA [R. Wharton].

UCDC*: Bohart Museum of Entomology, University of California, Davis, California, USA [L. Kimsey].

UCFC*: University of Central Florida Orlando, Florida, USA [S. Fullerton].

UCRC: Entomology Research Museum, University of California, Riverside, California, USA [D. Yanega].

UFES*: Colecão Entomologica, Departamento de Biologia, Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo, Brazil [M. Tavares].

USNM: United States National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C., USA [B. Harris].

ZMAN: Zoölogisch Museum Amsterdam, Netherlands [W. Hogenes].

ZMB: Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany [F. Koch].

ZMUC: Zoological Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark [L. B. Vilhelmsen].

ZSM: Zoologische Staatssammlung München, Germany [S. Schmidt].