International Congresses of Dipterology

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Current Council Members

The Council is composed of up to 15 dipterists who represent as diverse a group as possible both geographically and by dipterological discipline. Election and duties of Council members are detailed in the Constitution of the International Congresses of Dipterology.

The last meetings of the Council were held during the 8th International Congress of Dipterology in Postdam, Germany, 10–15 August 2014. The next meeting of the Council will take place during the XXV International Congress of Entomology, to be held in Orlando, Florida, USA, 25–30 September 2016.


Thomas Pape, Chair
Zoological Museum
Entomology Department
Universitetsparken 15 DK-2100
Copenhagen Ø,
DENMARK
E-mail: tpape@snm.ku.dk
Interests:
Systematics (Calyptrate phylogeny, Sarcophagidae, Rhinophoridae, Oestridae), evolution, nomenclature.

Rudolf Meier, Vice Chair
Department of Biological Sciences
National University of Singapore
14 Science Drive 4
Singapore, 117543, SINGAPORE
E-mail: dbsmr@nus.edu.sg
Interests: Evolutionary biology, numerical phylogenetics, quantitative biodiversity research, Diptera systematics.
Ashley H. Kirk-Spriggs, Secretary/Treasurer
Entomology, National Museum
P.O. Box 266
Bloemfontein 9300
SOUTH AFRICA
E-mail: ashley.kirk-spriggs@nasmus.co.za
Interests: Systematics of Afrotropical Diptera (especially Curtonotidae), biogeography, bioinventory.
Daniel Bickel
Entomology, Australian Museum
6 College Street
Sydney, NSW 2010
AUSTRALIA
E-mail: Dan.Bickel@austmus.gov.au
Interests: Systematics of Dolichopodidae and study of insect inclusions in Cape York amber.
Stephen D. Gaimari
Plant Pest Diagnostics Branch
California Department of Food & Agriculture
3294 Meadowview Road
Sacramento, CA 95832-1448, USA
E-mail: sgaimari@cdfa.ca.gov
Interests: Systematics and biogeography of Lauxanioidea, Odiniidae, and other Acalyptratae, and Therevidae and other Asiloidea.

Valery Korneyev
I.I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Kiev
UKRAINE

E-mail: Valery.korneyev@gmail.com
Interests: Systematics of Pyrgotidae and Ctenostylidae.

Carlos José Einicker Lamas
Museu de Zoologia
Universidade de São Paulo
Avenida Nazaré 481
Ipiranga 04263-000, São Paulo, SP
BRAZIL
E-mail: einicker@usp.br
Interests: Systematics of Bombyliidae and other Diptera.

Angeles Marcos-García
Centro Iberoamericano de la Biodiversidad (CIBIO)
Universidad de Alicante
E-03080 Alicante
SPAIN

E-mail: marcos@ua.es
Interests: Systematics, ecology and biology of Syrphidae.

Kazuhiro Masunaga
Lake Biwa Museum
1091 Oroshimo
Kusatsu
Shiga 525-0001
JAPAN
E-mail: moai@lbm.go.jp
Interests: Systematics and biogeography of Dolichopodidae.

Erica McAlister
Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road
South Kensington
London SW7 5BD
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: e.mcalister@nhm.ac.uk
Interests: Curation of Nematocera and Orthorrhaphous Brachycera.

James E. O'Hara
Canadian National Collection of Insects
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
960 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0C6
CANADA
E-mail: james.ohara@agr.gc.ca
Interests: Systematics of Tachinidae.

Adrian R. Plant
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science
Mahasarakham University
Kantharawichai District
Maha Sarakham
44150 THAILAND
E-mail: eanddrs@gmail.com
Interests: Systematics and biogeography of Empidoidea.

Marc Pollet
Beurscoördinator – Wetenschappelijk Adviseur sr
IWT-Vlaanderen Bischoffsheimlaan 25
B-1000 Brussels
BELGIUM
E-mail: mpollet.doli@gmail.com
Interests: Systematics, phylogeny, zoogeography, ecology, ethology (Dolichopodidae); biodiversity, databases.

Shaun Winterton
Plant Pest Diagnostics Branch
California Department of Food & Agriculture
3294 Meadowview Road
Sacramento, CA 95832-1448, USA

E-mail: wintertonshaun@gmail.com
Interests: Molecular and morphological systematics of Neuroptera and Diptera (lower Brachycera), plant pest diagnostics.

Manuel A. Zumbado
Unidad de Atrópodos
Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad (INBio)
P.O. Box 22-3100 Santo Domingo
Heredia
COSTA RICA
E-mail: mzumbado@inbio.ac.cr
Interests: Inventories, taxonomy (Tachinidae, Syrphidae), natural history.

First published on the Internet in June 2003
Last update: 11 September 2017
J.E. O'Hara