SIA RU007468, Egyptian Bombyliids Collection, 1930s Watercolors

* required
Please succinctly provide us with any information pertinent to your inquiry. If you are writing to us about a research request, provide as much detail as possible about the collections in which you are interested (including collection numbers, box numbers, and folder titles).
(if known)
CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.

Summary

Title:
Egyptian Bombyliids Collection, 1930s Watercolors
Dates:
1930, 1930s
Summary:
This collection consists of 84 watercolor paintings of Egyptian Bombyliids, or bee flies, executed by three Russian artists, Roman Strekalovsky, Nicholas Strekalovsky, and E. Kassessinoff. The paintings were done for a planned manuscript on the Bombyliids of Egypt by H. C. Efflatoun. Also included is a copy of Efflatoun's unpublished manuscript and photographs of the paintings
This collection was previously described as record unit 1020011, R. Strekalovsky Drawings, circa 1940
Topic:
Entomology
Subjects:
Strekalovsky, Roman, Strekalovsky, Nicholas, Kassessinoff, E, Efflatoun, H. C
Form/Genre:
Art objects, Collection descriptions
Local Number:
SIA RU007468
Physical Description:
0.3 linear meter

Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 7468

Egyptian Bombyliids Collection, Watercolors, 1930s

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator:
Title: Egyptian Bombyliids Collection, Watercolors
Dates: 1930s
Quantity: 0.3 linear meter.
Collection: Record Unit 7468
Language of Materials: English

Introduction

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

Top of Page

Descriptive Entry

This collection consists of 84 watercolor paintings of Egyptian Bombyliids, or bee flies, executed by three Russian artists, Roman Strekalovsky, Nicholas Strekalovsky, and E. Kassessinoff. The paintings were done for a planned manuscript on the Bombyliids of Egypt by H. C. Efflatoun. Also included is a copy of Efflatoun's unpublished manuscript and photographs of the paintings. This collection was previously described as Record Unit 1020011, R. Strekalovsky Drawings, circa 1940.

Top of Page

This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

Name

Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

Top of Page

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7468, , Egyptian Bombyliids Collection, Watercolors

Top of Page

Container List

Box 1

A Monograph of Egyptian Diptera, Part VII, Family Bombyiildae by Professor H. C. Efflatoun carbon copy of original

Box 1 of 2

#1 Leylayia mim`nermia, Effl., 1945

Box 1 of 2

#3 Empidideicus efflatouni, Engel

Box 1 of 2

#4 Empidideicus mariouti, Effl., 1945

Box 1 of 2

#5 Cyrtosia abragi Effl., 1945

Box 1 of 2

#6 Cyrtosia gulperi Effl., 1945

Box 1 of 2

#7 Cyrtosia injii Effl., 1945

Box 1 of 2

#8 Cyrtosia luteiventris, Becker

Box 1 of 2

#9 Cyrtosia marginata, Perris, S. Europe, N. Africa

Box 1 of 2

#10 Cyrtosia mubila, Bezzi (or Ber.?)

Box 1 of 2

#11 Cyrtosia apaca, Lw., Sicily, Corisca

Box 1 of 2

#12 Cyrtosia separata, Effl., 1945

Box 1 of 2

#13 Cyrtosia tetragramma, Bezzi

Box 1 of 2

#14 Platypygus melleus, Lw., Spain, Greece, N. Africa

Box 1 of 2

#17 Heterotropus aegyptiacus, Param.

Box 1 of 2

#18 Heterotropus aegyptiacus, Param.

Box 1 of 2

#19 Heterotropus bisglaucus, Bezzi

Box 1 of 2

#20 Heterotropus elephantinus, Seguy Tchad

Box 1 of 2

#21 Heterotropus maculiventris, Bezzi

Box 1 of 2

#22 Heterotropus magnirostris, Bezzi (mugnirostris on drawing back)

Box 1 of 2

#23 Heterotropus sabulosus, Param., China

Box 1 of 2

#24 Heterotropus stimatus, Bezzi

Box 1 of 2

#25 Heterotropus xanthothorax, Effl., 1945

Box 1 of 2

#26 Alloxytropus anomalus, Bezzi

Box 1 of 2

#27 Alloxytropus bezzii, Param. (Later genus Prorates, Hull, 1973, p.228)

Box 1 of 2

#28 Apolysis eremophila, Lw, Tunisia, Turkestan

Box 1 of 2

#29 Phthiria gaedei, Wied, S.Europe, Asia Minor, N. Africa

Box 1 of 2

#30 Phthiria salayensis, Effl., 1945

Box 1 of 2

#31 Phthiria tricolor, Bezzi

Box 1 of 2

#32 Phthiria xanthaspis, Bezzi

Box 1 of 2

#33 Phthiria xanthaspis, Bezzi

Box 1 of 2

#34 Crocidium aegyptiacum, Bezzi

Box 1 of 2

#35 Crocidium nudum, Effl., 1945

Box 1 of 2

#36 Geronon garagniae, Effl.

Box 1 of 2

#37 Geronon garagniae, Effl., 1945

Box 1 of 2

#38 Geron gibbosus, Lw., Mediterranean, Africa

Box 1 of 2

#39 Geron intonsus, Bezzi

Box 1 of 2

#40 Geron longibarbus, Effl., 1945

Box 1 of 2

#41 Geron longiventris, Effl., 1945

Box 1 of 2

#42 Sinaia kneuckeri, Becker

Box 1 of 2

#43 Sinaia kneuckeri, Becker

Box 1 of 2

#44 Sinaia kneuckeri, Becker

Box 1 of 2

#46 Amictus gebeli, Effl., 1945

Box 1 of 2

#49 Amictus shafikiu, Effl., 1945

Box 1 of 2

#51 Prorachthes longirostris, Bezzi

Box 1 of 2

#52 Toxophora aegyptiaca, Effl., 1945

Box 1 of 2

#53 Toxophora leyladea, Effl., 1945

Box 1 of 2

#54 Toxophora maculata, Rossi, widespread Palearctic?

Box 1 of 2

#55 Usia aurata, F. S.Europe, N. Africa

Box 1 of 2

#56 Usia bicolor, Effl., 1945

Box 1 of 2

#57 Usia deserticola, Effl., 1945

Box 1 of 2

#58 Usia elbae, Effl., 1945

Box 1 of 2

#59 Usia flavipes, Effl., 1945

Box 1 of 2

#60 Usia grisea, Effl., 1945

Box 1 of 2

#61 Usia ignorata, Becker, Algeria, Tunisia, Palestine, Syria

Box 1 of 2

#62 Usia inorata, Eng.

Box 1 of 2

#63 Usia lutescens, Bezzi

Box 1 of 2

#64 Usia lutescens, var. minor, Effl., 1945

Box 1 of 2

#65 Usia minusculus, Effl., 1945

Box 1 of 2

#66 Usia ornata, Engel

Box 1 of 2

#67 Usia ornata, Engel

Box 1 of 2

#68 Usia parvula., Effl., 1945

Box 1 of 2

#69 Usia tewfiki, Effl., 1945

Box 1 of 2

#72 Dischistus multisetosus, Lw., Spain, N. Africa

Box 1 of 2

#78 Acanthogeron separatus, Becker, Spain, Canary Island, Syria, N. Africa

Box 1 of 2

#79 Acanthogeron separatus, Becker

Box 1 of 2

#80 Systoechus gradatus, var. vallidus, Bezzi, S. Europe, N. Africa, Syria, Asia

Box 1 of 2

#83 Anastoechus bahirae, Becker, Tunisia, Algeria, Palestine

Box 1 of 2

#84 Anastoechus exalbidus, Wied, S. Europe, N. Africa, Palestine

Box 1 of 2

#85 Anastoechus exalbidus, Meigen (= Systochus exalbidus)

Box 1 of 2

#86 Anastoechus niveus, Herm., Palestine, Iran

Box 1 of 2

#87 Anastoechus niveus, Herm.

Box 1 of 2

#88 Anastoechus stramineus, Becker, Central and South Europe, Canary Is., N. Africa, Palestine

Box 1 of 2

#90 Bombylius androgynus, Lw, Yugoslavia, Albania, Greece

Box 1 of 2

#91 Bombylius ater, Scop. throughout Palearotic Region

Box 1 of 2

#95 Bombylius cinerascens, Mikan throughout Palearctic Region

Box 1 of 2

#100 Bombylius modestus, Lw, S. and E. Europe

Box 1 of 2

#101 Bombylius modestus, Lw.

Box 1 of 2

#114 Efflatounia aegyptiaca, Bezzi

Box 1 of 2

Exoprosopa chrysogaster, Bezzi

Box 1 of 2

Exoprosopa megerlei

Box 1 of 2

Exoprosopa tamerlan bezzii, Param.

Box 1 of 2

Exoprosopa flava, Param.

Box 1 of 2

Exoprosopa aegina, Wied.

Box 1 of 2

Exoprosopa algira, F.

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Bombyliid Paintings - Photos of Paintings

Box 2 of 2

Bombyliid Paintings - Negatives for Photos of Paintings

Box 2 of 2

Using the Archives' Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. Please cite the Smithsonian Institution Archives as the source of the content, and when possible, link to the Smithsonian Archives website (siarchives.si.edu). Please let us know how you are using our collections for your projects. For information on commercial licensing or other uses, visit Rights and Reproductions. More information available within the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use policy.