Hampshire Cultural Trust

Welcome to Hampshire

This map pinpoints some of the most exciting cultural venues in Hampshire.

We will showcase, connect and empower its creative economy

Diptera (True Flies)

This collection includes hoverflies, horseflies, soldierflies, robberflies, craneflies and many other groups. The main collectors represented are K G Blair, J P Brazenor, C D Day, S J Grove, I R Hudson, J F Marshall, C J Palmer and B J Pinchen.

Of particular interest is the last specimen of Choerades gilvus (robberfly) -photo, and one of only two Scaeva albomaculata (hoverfly) to be seen in Britain as well as specimens and equipment from John Marshall's British Mosquito Control Institute on Hayling Island, Hampshire (1925 - c1939).