New Insect Order at NMNH

ID: 2002-3349-02A

Creator: Di Loreto, James

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 2000s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-009, Smithsonian Photographic Services Collection

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Summary

It is Mantophasma zephyra Klass, Zompro, Kristensen, Adis which is one of the two Namibian species. It is on display in the window two sections from the Honey Bee hive in the Insect Zoo. It was brought by the group of Nambian Insectathon kids and leaders visiting National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) for two weeks and participating in a special databasing project in Entomology. Left to right: Marc Epstein, Scott Miller, Yolandi Piorek, Vistorina N. Hanguler, Dismon Kambhtuamash (kneeling), Albert Both, Ashley Kirk-Spriggs (National Museum of Namibia), Faith Deering (Smithsonian Institution NMNH, Insect Zoo), Joris Komen. Front Left: Albertina Nuuyoma (teacher), Pamela Nauises, Julia Owos-ous (kneeling), Nate Erwin (SI)

Author

Di Loreto, James

Subject

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) O. Orkin Insect Zoo
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Entomology
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Insects

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Restrictions: No restrictions

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-009, Smithsonian Photographic Services Collection

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

May 3, 2002

Topic

  • Exhibitions
  • Children
  • Entomology
  • Insects

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

2002-3349-02A

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: ; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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