Life Collections: staff

Collections staff have varied research interests in the area of insect taxonomy, physiology and behaviour, and maintain an active acquisition policy. Further details of their work are summarised below, and a list of selected publications is available to download.

Beetles in the collection

Head of Life Collections: Mr D. J. Mann

Collections staff:
Ms G. Allnatt
Miss M. A. L. Carter
Dr S. De Grave
Dr J. Hogan
Ms B. Palumbo
Ms Z. M. Simmons
Ms A. D. Spooner

Darren Mann Head of Life Collections

Gina Allnatt Collections staff

Molly Carter Collections staff

Sammy De Grave Collections staff

James Hogan Collections staff

Bethany Palumbo Collections conservator

Zoë Simmons Collections staff

Amoret Spooner Collections staff

Selected publications from the entomology collections (PDF, 109kB)
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