Name:
Diptera R. Frey (Luomus)
Name (fi):
R. Freyn kaksiipiskokoelma (Luomus)
Name (sv):
Diptera R. Frey (Luomus)
Type:
Specimen collection
Description:
Richard Frey's worldwide Diptera collection. Ca. 10.000 species, including type material of some 700 taxa. Mostly material acquired by Frey, but some species have been added in the 1960s.

A preliminary catalogue of species/taxa names is available for this collection.
Description (fi):
Richard Freyn mailman kaksisiipisten erilliskokoelma. Kokoelman lajien nimistä on olemassa alustava, julkaisematon luettelo.
Taxonomic coverage:
Diptera
Temporal coverage:
1800-1960
Geographic coverage:
World
Methods:
Variable and mostly unknown in a specimen level. Most of the specimens in the collection were acquired through purchases or exchange of specimens.
Copyright owner:
Luomus
License for use:
Creative Commons Attribution
Notes:
Data quality (ie. identification reliability) varies strongly within the collection. A few families or other taxa have been recently examined and re-identified, but most are in need of revision.

All Finnish material originally kept in Coll. Frey have been moved into the Luomus Diptera Fennica collection (with few exceptions).
Download request handler:
MA.49
Size (approx.):
30000
% digitized (approx.):
10
Amount of type specimens (approx.):
3000
Location of data and backups:
Kotka
Location of collection:
Natural History Museum, Helsinki (MZH): K2, storage hall DK203.
Person responsible:
Kahanpää, Jere
Contact email:
jere.kahanpaa@helsinki.fi
Collection quality:
Professional / professionally curated
Data quality:
2 star
Language:
mixed
Status of this metadata:
comprehensive
Data quality description:
Largely identified by R. Frey himself. Most specimens have not been examined after Frey's death in the 1950s, thus the identifications are largely sensu circa 1920-1955.
Secure level:
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