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A Glimpse Into the Past

Wednesday September 30, 2015

Lucy Treado, Research and Collections Technician, discusses her work in the VMNH Archaeology Department.

Visiting Researcher at VMNH

Wednesday September 23, 2015

VMNH was visited by fly researcher Bill Murphy of Indianapolis, Indiana. Our curator of recent invertebrates, Dr. Kal Ivanov, hosted Bill and gave him access to the collection of hundreds of thousands of pinned insect specimens. Bill dove right into the fly collection (in our Latin classification system, flies are “Diptera” which literally translates to two-winged – flies are the only insects that support only one pair of wings).