Hispines of the World


Author and acknowledgements


Author: C.L. Staines
Department of Entomology
National Museum of Natural History

Web design: Amanda Redford
USDA APHIS PPQ CPHST Identification Technology Program Tool Developer.

For questions about content, please contact Dr. Staines (stainesc @ si.edu).

For questions about access or functionality, contact Amanda Redford (amanda.j.redford @ aphis.usda.gov).


I thank the curators of the following museums for the loan of specimens used to produce this key: B. P. Bishop Museum, S. Myers; Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, P. Grootaert; Deutsches Entomologischen Institut, S. Blank, J. Willers; Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, A. Mantilleri; Museum für Naturkunde de Humboldt-Universität, J. Frisch, J. Willers; Muséum Royal de l’Afrique Central, M. de Meyer; The Natural History Museum, M. Barlay, M. Kerley; Naturhistorisches Museum in Basel, E. Sprecher-Uebersax; Naturhistorisches Museum in Vien, H. Schillhammer; Plant Protection Research Institute, Pretoria, South Africa, E. Grobbelaar. K. Darrow, Smithsonian Institution, assisted and advised with the photographs. Susan L. Staines provided editorial assistance and encouragement during this project.


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