Gallery Links
Users Online
· Guests Online: 32

· Members Online: 0

· Total Members: 4,960
· Newest Member: Urs-Peter
Forum Threads
Theme Switcher
Switch to:
Last Seen Users
· Auratus00:06:03
· weia00:18:32
· ESant00:24:50
· blaauw700:24:52
· smol00:52:46
· Tetrao00:58:24
· nowaytofly01:03:09
· libor01:26:18
· John Carr01:29:17
· Juergen Peters01:31:17
Latest Photo Additions
View Thread :: Miscellaneous :: The Lounge
Who is here? 1 guest(s)
 Print Thread
Peter Skidmore
Tony Irwin
#1 Print Post
Posted on 25-07-2009 12:00
User Avatar


Location: Norwich, England
Posts: 7194
Joined: 19.11.04

For those who haven't heard - Peter Skidmore died last weekend, aged 73. Peter was a well-known British Dipterist who specialised in insects on dung, amongst other things. In 1985 he published a classic work on immature Muscidae - The biology of the Muscidae of the world. (Ser. Entomol. 29).
Tony Irwin
Nikita Vikhrev
#2 Print Post
Posted on 25-07-2009 16:15
User Avatar


Location: Moscow, Russia
Posts: 9229
Joined: 24.05.05

A sad news indeed.
Nikita Vikhrev - Zool Museum of Moscow University
#3 Print Post
Posted on 26-07-2009 09:53
User Avatar


Location: Reading, England
Posts: 7699
Joined: 12.07.04

Very sad - a big name in Diptera
Manager of the UK Species Inventory in the Angela Marmont Centre for UK Biodiversity at the Natural History Museum, London.
Paul Beuk
#4 Print Post
Posted on 01-06-2012 11:40
User Avatar

Super Administrator

Location: Netherlands
Posts: 19254
Joined: 11.05.04

Just bringing it to your attention, the Peter Skidmore Appeal:

- - - -

Paul Beuk on
Jump to Forum:
Similar Threads
Thread Forum Replies Last Post
<Macquartia tessellum (male)> ID by Peter Diptera (adults) 3 03-01-2009 10:04
Tachinidae > Minthodes diversipes - ID by Dr. Hans-Peter Tschorsnig Diptera (adults) 8 06-08-2008 16:07
Identified as 'Carcelia sp.' by Hans-Peter Tschorsnig Diptera (adults) 1 03-07-2008 16:18
Identified as 'Microphthalma europaea' by Peter Diptera (adults) 1 03-07-2008 16:12
Tachinidae > Chetogena acuminata - ID by Dr. Hans-Peter Tschorsnig Diptera (adults) 5 01-07-2008 19:20
Date and time
24 May 2024 20:35


Not a member yet?
Click here to register.

Forgotten your password?
Request a new one here.
Temporary email?
Due to fact this site has functionality making use of your email address, any registration using a temporary email address will be rejected.

Please, help to make
possible and enable
further improvements!
Latest Articles
Syrph the Net
Those who want to have access to the Syrph the Net database need to sign the
License Agreement -
Click to Download

Public files of Syrph the Net can be downloaded HERE

Last updated: 25.08.2011
You must login to post a message.

07.03.24 00:01
Some flies preserved in ethanol and then pinned often get the eyes sunken, how can this be avoided? Best answer: I usually keep alcohol-collected material in alcohol

17.08.23 15:23

17.08.23 13:54
Tony, I HAD a blank in the file name. Sorry!

17.08.23 13:44
Tony, thanks! I tried it (see "Cylindromyia" Wink but don't see the image in the post.

17.08.23 11:37
pjt - just send the post and attached image. Do not preview thread, as this will lose the link to the image,

16.08.23 08:37
Tried to attach an image to a forum post. jpg, 32kB, 72dpi, no blanks, ... File name is correctly displayed, but when I click "Preview Thread" it just vanishes. Help!

23.02.23 21:29
Has anyone used the Leica DM500, any comments.

27.12.22 21:10
Thanks, Jan Willem! Much appreciated. Grin

19.12.22 11:33
Thanks Paul for your work on keeping this forum available! Just made a donation via PayPal.

09.10.22 17:07
Yes, dipterologists from far abroad, please buy your copy at veldshop. Stamps will be expensive, but he, the book is unreasonably cheap Smile

Render time: 0.91 seconds | 193,541,821 unique visits