European Micropezids & Tanypezids

The answers to our questions are everywhere; we just need to change the lens with which we see the world (Benyus)

What's New

July 2019

  • Royal Belgian Society for Entomology expedition returns from 8 days collecting (260 pan traps plus sweep netting) in 4 forest sites in Alta Rocca, southern Corsica. It will take months to sort through the material, expect additions to the Corse checklist.
  • Austria checklist updated
  • Checklist of Diptera of the Czech Republic and Slovakia are online at - this updates some of the references

May 2019

  • Added FSC Identikit source files for Micropezidae & Psilidae keys (desktop system)
  • Hard copies of older (pre 1996) Dipterists Forum Bulletin obtained. Started to digitise and add to the list.

April 2019

  • This page implemented
  • Micropeza lateralis distribution & checklists updated (Dvořák)

March 2019

  • Checklists for European Countries implemented (this is an ongoing project, if you have additions then let me know)

February 2019

January 2019

  • Blog

December 2018

  • Initial site construction


Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith